Party Groups at Parkwood Outdoors

Whether it’s a hen or stag do, someone’s birthday or a celebration of any kind, we can tailor our activities and accommodation to suit you!

With a range of adventurous land and water based activities, you’ll enjoy an action packed break at Parkwood Outdoors Dolygaer! We pride ourselves on being able to put together the perfect package to suit your requirements so whatever the size of your group or whatever your interests we are here to help!

Find out more about our party options below or for more information, get in touch!

An Adventure to Remember

At Parkwood Outdoors Dolygaer we offer a fantastic range of exciting adventurous outdoor activities, great value Stag and Hen weekend packages and our unique location is in easy reach of the motorway.

We tailor all of our packages to meet your groups specific needs and requirements and fit activities in around your stay with us. 

We offer flexible catered for and self-catered options with packages to include day and evening activities or for those looking to chill and enjoy a few drinks to celebrate we can arrange transport to the friendly local pub and you can of course bring your own beverages.

Your experience with us will be truly unique, combining action packed adrenaline activities in a stunning tranquil setting in the Brecon Beacons National Park. We have a variety of newly refurbished 3/4 star accommodation choices or for those wanting to experience camping under the stars, we can arrange for a cosy night with fire pit and Barbecue. 

With high standards of health and safety and expert Instructors that specialise in making sure everyone has fun, we are the perfect choice for Stag and Hen parties.

We make the whole process of organising an event as simple as possible and when booking a weekend package the Stag or Hen goes free! 

Stag and Hen Packages

Our most popular Stag and Hen package is for a full adventure weekend and is avaialable from just £205 per person. This includes two nights accommodation, all activities and all meals and transport while on site. Plus, if booking for eight or more guests, the stag or hen goes free!

Our recomended itinerary is as follows (Alternative activities and bespoke packages are available upon request):

 

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Breakfast

N/A

Full Breakfast

Full Breakfast

Day Activity

N/A

Gorge Adventure

Stand Up Paddle Boarding

Lunch

N/A

Packed Lunch

Packed Lunch

Dinner

2 Course Meal

2 Course Meal

N/A

Accommodation

Dolygaer Cottage/Chalet or Lodge

Dolygaer Cottage/Chalet or Lodge

N/A

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A Safe Experience

At Parkwood Outdoors Dolygaer we provide quality activity programmes that meet and exceed national and regulatory health and safety requirements, alongside our own high standards when it comes to providing both staff and facilities. Across everything we do, health and safety is our number one priority and our site is fully AALA accredited.

Our Instructors are the best in the industry, fully qualified, experienced and very enthusiastic! We ensure that each of our Instructors hold all applicable NGB qualifications in each of the fields they teach, along with public and employer's liability insurance, first aid qualifications and that they are all DBS checked. You won't find more qualified or more passionate instructors than ours!

All of our activities are fully risk assessed and we can share these assessments with you prior to your stay with us if you wish. We are also more than happy to discuss any specific concerns you may have and accommodate any additional requirements you or your group has. We provide full safety equipment (as applicable) for each activity. Our number one aim is for everyone to fully enjoy the activities they try and we find one of the best ways to acheive this is to ensure that everyone is happy with the safety element before beginning. 

To find out more about our Health and Safety procedures or to speak to one of our experienced instructors, please get in touch.

Why Choose Us?

Parkwood Outdoors Dolygaer is a highly experienced outdoor activity centre, offering high quality, great value party, Stag and Hen activity days that deliver a unique and memorable experience for all party groups.

  • Exciting bespoke packages tailored to fit your group requirements with the option of day and evening activities so that you try the activities that suit your group best
  • Choose from over 20 outdoor adventurous activities, tasks and challenges, from Stand Up Paddle Boarding to gorge adventure, mountain biking to canoeing, kayaking, caving and more
  • All of our activities are set within our picturesque 14 acre site or within a short driving distance of the centre, allowing you to explore the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park
  • Transport included for off site activities including the evening trip to the friendly local pub
  • All Instructors are NGB qualified, very enthusiastic and know how to have a good time
  • Weekend packages include newly refurbished 3/4 star choice of accommodation with full catering or self catering options to include bringing any beverages

Whatever the cause of your celebration we can guarantee to bring you all the adventure and excitement you need to make it truly memorable.

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Our Accommodation and Facilities

After a fun-filled day's adventuring in the beautiful countryside of the Brecon Beacons you need somewhere comfortable to rest and recuperate before starting again tomorrow and we have a range of options to suit all requirements.

Click on the bullets to find out more about each option and choose the right one for your group.

This 3 star Visit Wales rated bunkhouse is the perfect choice for large party groups, and adjoins the café and lounge area providing space to relax in between activities.

  • Sleeps up to 44 visitors in bunk bedded style rooms and includes 2 en-suite rooms.
  • Large dining room, fully equipped kitchen, lounge area and whiteboard projector.

The chalet is the latest edition to Dolygaer and provides high quality accommodation for up to 26 visitors while on site. This newly converted building also has two rooms that are fully accessible to disabled visitors with features such as a large wet room and complies with all Disability Discrimination Act requirements. 

  • Sleeps up to 26 visitors including 2 fully accessible DDA compliant rooms.
  • All rooms are en suite with combo of twin/bunk beds.
  • Lounge area and communal kitchen providing option for self catering or catering from the main lodge.

To find out more about booking the Chalet, please get in touch.

This luxury cottage, newly refurbished and carrying a 4 star Visit Wales rating, provides the ultimate in comfort and is the perfect choice for those that want an upgraded stay.

  • Sleeps up to 6 visitors in 3 rooms, with king sized beds that can be split into twin beds.
  • All rooms are central heated.
  • Separate lounge with TV/DVD player, kitchen area and separate shower room and toilet. Drying area for wet clothes and boots.

For those looking for the ultimate outdoor experience we have plenty of space for tents. Besides the experience of waking up in the beautiful Welsh outdoors there is the opportunity for camp fires and barbeques at our dedicated fire pit. Our campsite can fit up to 100 sleepers at a time. If you are looking to accommodate more please get in touch and we can see if we can help.

In addition to our accommodation options, there are a wide range of facilities available at the site for all visitors to use, including:

  • Flexible space that can be adapted for meeting rooms
  • A large dining area that can seat up to 40 and adjoins the café and lounge area providing space for 20 – 30 to relax in between activities
  • A dedicated learning centre for meetings and course debrief sessions
  • Full laundry facilities, including kit drying room
  • A separate shower block, ensuring visitors are fresh and clean before going back to rooms to relax.

At Parkwood Outdoors Dolygaer, we understand the importance of delivering delicious tasting, high energy, healthy meals. Our menu is carefully planned to ensure meal times are a pleasurable and sociable experience for all of our visiting groups. 

We offer imaginative, flexible and nutritious menus and specific dietary requirements can be catered for such as allergies, health conditions or religious requirements.

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FAQ

Q: How much does it cost?

A: Our party packages are available from as little as £205.00 per person for a weekend of adventure and this includes all activities, catering, equipment and onsite transport. Price are dependant on the number of visitors attending.

For further information and prices please contact us directly and we would be happy to discuss our inclusive packages or provide a bespoke quotation based on your numbers and requirements.

Q: Do I need to pay a deposit?

A: Yes, we require a 20% deposit upon booking and full payment 30 days before your visit to us.

Q: Do you offer any discounts?

A: Of course we do! When booking a weekend package with us the Stag or Hen goes free!

Q: Are there any hidden costs?

A: No, everything is included. We like to ensure that booking with us from start to finish is a smooth hassle free experience. All activities, catering, equipment and onsite transport is included and if you are looking to book an adventure weekend, our on-site newly refurbished 3/4 star accommodation is also included.

Q: Can you provide health and safety assurances?

A: Health and safety is our number one priority and we are a fully licensed AALA activity centre. All of our instructors hold all applicable NGB qualifications in each of the fields they teach, along with public and employers liability insurance, first aid and that they are DBS checked.

Q: Can you arrange activities for the evening?

A: Yes of course we can, if you’re looking to chill and enjoy a few drinks to celebrate we can arrange transport to the friendly local pub or for those looking to party we can arrange transport into Cardiff where a wide range of nightlife can be enjoyed.

Q: What is Cardiff like?

A: Cardiff is a very popular destination for Stag and Hen party nightlife with lots of great bars and clubs to visit.

Q: What is the capacity for a residential visit?

A: We have a variety of newly refurbished onsite accommodation choices sleeping up to 76 visitors. We also have further accommodation choices nearby and onsite camping for 100+. The Centre is self-contained and can be used exclusively for your group event if required.

Q: What additional facilities do you have on site?

A: In addition to our accommodation options, there is also a wide range of facilities available at the site for visitors to use. We have flexible space that can be adapted for meeting rooms, a large dining area that can seat up to 40 and adjoins the café and lounge area providing space for 20 – 30 to relax in between activities.

There is also a dedicated learning centre for meetings and course debrief sessions and full laundry facilities, including kit drying room. A separate shower block ensures visitors are fresh and clean before going back to rooms to relax.

Q: Do you cater for special needs?

A: Yes, we do. Our newly refurbished chalet includes 2 fully accessible DDA compliant rooms. We can also offer specialist courses for those with special needs.

Q: Do you have to be fit / an outdoor enthusiast to take part?

A: Certainly not, whether you are a complete beginner or a keen outdoor enthusiast we pride ourselves on being able to put together exciting packages tailored to fit your group requirements with the main focus on fun.

Q: Do you cater for special dietary requirements?

A: Specific dietary requirements can be catered for such as allergies, health conditions or religious requirements. Our menu is carefully created, ensuring we deliver delicious tasting, high energy and nutritious meals with the odd cheeky treat if you fancy it!

Q: Can we bring our own beverages?

A: Yes you can and we will even keep them chilled for you! For those wanting a camping experience we can arrange for a cosy night with fire pit, barbecue and chilled beverages.

Q: How can I find out more about your party group weekends?

A: We are happy to speak with you at any point and answer your queries and welcome you to visit us and meet the team. This will put your mind at ease and enable you to feel confident in recommending us to your group.

Still have questions?

Contact us today on: 01685 848 309

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Business Hours

Opening Days:

  • Monday   09:00 - 17:00
  • Tuesday   09:00 - 17:00
  • Wednesday   09:00 - 17:00
  • Thursday   09:00 - 17:00
  • Friday   09:00 - 17:00
  • Saturday   09:00 - 17:00
  • Sunday   09:00 - 17:00

About Us

Parkwood Outdoors Dolygaer is an activity centre based in the south of the Brecon Beacons, just a 15 minute drive from Merthyr Tydfil. We offer a fantastic range of activities suitable for all ages and abilities

Address

Parkwood Outdoors Dolygaer Pontsticill Merthyr Tydfil CF48 2UR