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Outdoor Risk Management Rescue 3

2 Days

Gain essential outdoor safety skills with our course, teaching hazard identification, risk management, and emergency response in varied environments, through practical and theoretical sessions.

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Rescue 3 Water Safety for Expedition Leaders

2 Days

An excellent addition to the International Mountain Leader (IML), UIAGM Guide Carnet, Wilderness first responder or Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician working on expedition that may encounter flowing water hazards.

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Rescue 3 Co-worker Rescue at Heights

2 Days

Falls from height are one of the most frequent causes of worker deaths. The Safe Work at Height course provides the skills and knowledge required by those whose work exposes them to the risk of a fall.

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Rescue 3 Rope Rescue Operator

5 Days

Rope Rescue Operator (RRO) - This five day course introduces the rope knowledge and skills required by personnel to operate safely and effectively as a member of a Rope Rescue Operator team, undertaking rescues using the skills covered in the course.

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REC Outdoor First Aid

2 Days

This REC First Aid training course is specifically designed for the outdoor environment.

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REC Mountain First Aid

3 Days

This course runs for 24 hours over three days with an experienced mountaineering instructor with the support of REC. This a practical course with both indoor and outdoor scenario-based learning.

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Rope Work For Rigging In the Outdoor Environment

2 Days

This is a course for anybody involved in rigging safety systems in the outdoor environment e.g. Film Crews, Stunt Riggers and Outdoor Instructors. It will cover twin rope systems associated with industrial-based structures or outside location work.

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Why Plas y Brenin?

Plas y Brenin is at the forefront of outdoor instruction. Whether you are starting a career in the outdoors, or just want to take an adventure holiday, PYB is the place for you.

We inspire explorers. We train trainers. We’re internationally recognised. We’ve been around since 1798, with our earliest guests including Queen Victoria. Since then, we’ve focussed on providing the best customer experience, working alongside some of the greatest, 007 included.

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Expert Tuition

You’ll receive expert supervision from fully qualified and psyched instructors, creating the perfect environment to learn and enjoy something new!

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Explore Eryri

Your experience will take place in the heart of the extraordinary Eryri National Park. Our National Outdoor Centre features accommodation, a bar, dining, and more. And while you’re here, why not check out some local gems?

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Develop a Passion

Everyone at Plas y Brenin, from staff to visitors, is excited about adventures and inspired to get outside. Our guests return year after year to experience all that North Wales offers.


The Main House

Mix of single and twin bedrooms

Moelwyn Bunkhouse

Bunkhouse with kitchen area

Bryn Engan

Farmhouse with bedrooms and flexible spaces

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Bar & Restaurant

The perfect place to relax after a day’s adventuring, our bar boasts the most amazing view as it looks down Llynnau Mymbyr to the Snowdon Horseshoe. Our extensive range of locally brewed beers, wines and spirits offers plenty of choices for refreshment. Our bar menu is packed with tasty high-energy dishes.

  • Open 7 days a week
  • Mon - Sat 12PM - 11:30PM
  • Sun 12PM - 10:30PM

Help Fund a Child Outdoors

Our aim is to give every inner-city child the opportunity to be inspired and motivated by the rugged outdoors and the challenges mountain environments have to offer. With your help, we aim to enable up to 360 kids to attend one of our courses in 2023.

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