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Trip Planning and Organisation with British Canoeing Guide Modules

Trip Planning and Organisation with British Canoeing Guide Modules

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Coronavirus Information

Information about our actions on Coronavirus

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The Haberdashers' Aske Boys School

The Haberdashers' Aske Boys School

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Travel With Mansoureh

Were you aware of the amazing waterfalls right on our doorstep? One of the travel vloggers who recently sampled our great outdoors, Travel With Mansoureh, has captured her drama-filled experience and shares it here.

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Things To Do In Merthyr

A 16 year olds perception of things to do around Dolygaer - with useful information on local groceries shop, services etc.

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What makes the perfect raft guide?

What makes the perfect raft guide?

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Find out more about FREE SUP and Bushcraft at Parkwood Dolygaer in JanUary

What better way to warm you up, boost your mood and keep you healthy during JanUary.

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The power of Brilliant Residentials

For many children, school is a chore. The pressure of attaining good grades and glowing reports is too much for young minds to cope with.

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Brilliant Residentials With Parkwood Outdoors

School residential trips create some lasting memories which children are sure to remember for the rest of their lives!

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Caving at Dolygaer

Dolygaer is located within the Brecon Beacons national park which offers so great caves to go and explore

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There is no certainty, there is only adventure!

‘ If it scares you, it may be a good thing to try it…’

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Top Tips For beginner Canoers

Get all the top tips for canoeing beginners here! Make sure you're safe but having fun.

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A Few Things You Might Not Have Known About Canoeing

If you are looking for a fun water based activity then why not try your hand at canoeing? Picking up a paddle does not necessarily mean that you will need to suffer a great endurance test, it can be as energetic or peaceful as you like!

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Outdoor Family Fun In Autumn

Turn off the TV, walk away from your computer, put your phone down and get your family outside as autumn is the perfect time for fun family activities!

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A School Trip To Remember!

More and more educational institutions are realising the huge benefits that are to be reaped from outdoor learning.

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Outdoor Family Fun!

Mountain Biking can be fun for the whole family! Visit our blog to see what mountain biking routes Parkwood Outdoors has to offer.

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Buoyancy Aids 101

What's a buoyancy aid and when should you wear one?

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Bushcraft: Who, What, When, Where, Why and How?

Bushcraft is a great way to experience the outdoors.

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The Health Benefits of Mountain Biking

Here at Parkwood Outdoors we LOVE mountain biking! Find out how it can help improve your health and wellbeing.

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Want to take your kids on an Adventurous Holiday? Remember these three things!

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Nine Unmissable Spots in the Brecon Beacons

2016 is the Year of Adventure in Wales. Our staff have come up with 9 unmissable spots in the Brecon Beacon to help you find yours.

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Parkwood Outdoors Boot Camps

A summary from centre manager Mike Smith on the success of our first Fit Camp at Dolygaer

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Gorge Adventure: A beginner's perspective

We sent Ffion to the Sychryd Gorge and asked her to let us know how she found it.

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Avalanche at Dolygaer!

Avalanche Endurance Events came to join us for their toughest endurance challenge yet - the Fan Dance

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Parkwood Outdoors Dolygaer is now a Rescue 3 Training Provider

Approved by Rescue 3 Europe, Parkwood Outdoors Dolygaer can now offer water rescue courses and will specialise in White Water Rescue and Swift Water Rescue & Flood Techniques.

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Parkwood Outdoors Dolygaer is now open!

With some fantastic refurbishments completed, a great team of instructors and managers in place and summer approaching, we are very pleased to announce that Parkwood Outdoors Dolygaer is open!

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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


Parkwood Outdoors Dolygaer Pontsticill Merthyr Tydfil CF48 2UR