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Complete Mountain Skills

5 Days
1:6

You’ve got some basic hillwalking experience and now you want to push yourself to be able to walk on steeper, more remote or mountainous terrain.

Prior hillwalking preferred
Great views

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Complete Navigation Skills

2 Days
1:6

Build and develop your navigational skills and give yourself the confidence to explore scenic hills and majestic mountains.

Prior hillwalking preferred
Plenty skills to learn

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Welsh Winter Skills

2 Days
1:6

Up your winter walking game with our intensive, two-day winter skills course in spectacular Snowdonia scenery.

Hillwalking experience required
Great views

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Welsh Winter Walking

5 Days
1:6

Get out winter hillwalking in Snowdonia on this 5-day skill building adventure. If you've got some hillwalking experience and want to learn how to travel the mountains confidently during the seasons when the weather is unpredictable and the length of day may make visibility uncertain, this is the course you need.

Hillwalking experience required
Great views

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Welsh Winter Mountaineering

5 Days
1:4

Exploring the mountains in winter is an exciting challenge, and ultimately a very rewarding one. The feeling of reaching a peak having navigated varied, icy and snowy terrain is like no other and offers summit views that are unbeatable.

Hillwalking experience required
Equipment provided

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Introduction to Scrambling – 2 Day

2 Days
1:4

Snowdonia is home to some of the best and most accessible scrambling in the country. Scrambles provide exhilarating days out in the mountains, let us show you what it’s all about...

hillwalking experience required
Plenty of skills to learn

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Introduction to Scrambling – 5 Day

5 Days
1:4

Snowdonia is home to some of the best and most accessible scrambling in the country. Let us show you what it’s all about... This action packed week should give you the skills and confidence to go scrambling by yourself, as well as ticking of some of Snowdonia's classic scrambles.

Advance hillwalking experience required
Plenty skills to learn

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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?

Explore Eryri

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.

Accommodation

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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