Region: Wales

Disabled Facilities: Yes

Category: Accommodation & Residential Trips

Address: Parkwood Outdoors Dolygaer,, Pontsticill, Merthyr Tydfil, , Wales CF48 2UR

Contact: 01685 848309

Website: http://www.parkwoodoutdoors.co.uk/centre/dolygaer

Description

Parkwood Outdoors Dolygaer offers high quality outdoor and adventurous activities with on site accommodation for up to 70 students and support staff. With a team of experienced and passionate staff who have a rich background in education and environmental outdoor activities, we are uniquely positioned to help students gain life skills through the most rewarding outdoor experiences, in a safe and exciting environment.

Our site is self contained and can be used exclusively for your school or group. We provide half or full day, short stay or week long outdoor activities and experiences, which challenge, stimulate and develop your pupils, offering them high quality experiences and accommodation on a unique and beautiful 14 acre site within the Brecon Beacons National Park.

The accommodation is newly refurbished and offers a range of layout and catering options to suit your needs.

What group sizes do you cater for?

From 6 to 70 pupils + staff.

Please give information regarding room sizes and room facilities?

Lodge

Dolygaer Lodge provides comfortable accommodation for your trip and sleeps up to 44 people, making it ideal for large groups or schools. There is a kitchen and an on-site chef able to cater for schools, families or other large groups. Please contact us to find out more about how we can help.

● Sleeps up to 44 people

● 10 rooms sleeping 4 each

● 2 rooms sleeping 2 each with ensuites, ideal for teachers or coordinators

● Catering available

● Toilets available in the Lodge

● Shower Block available just outside the Lodge

Cottage

The Cottage itself is tucked away in a very remote part of the Pontsticill reservoir. It’s been completely refurbished and benefits from internet and television. There’s a bright and airy master bedroom with double bed and a further two double rooms with wardrobe. The double rooms feature comfortable beds that can easily be split into two singles or one double, making them suitable for all groups. There’s also a sofa bed which makes the apartment ideal for up to 8 guests.

The kitchen is well stocked with all the essentials including a fridge/freezer, hob, oven, and microwave so you can make yourself at home from the moment you arrive. There is a bathroom with double shower & hand basin with a separate toilet & hand basin as well, and the comfortable living room has seating for six.

Chalet

The Chalet is a newly refurbished building with 2 x fully accessible DDA compliant rooms. The Chalet sleeps up to 22 students plus one room for up to 4 visiting staff with en-suite rooms (6 rooms in total). The Chalet also has a communal kitchen and lounge area providing the option for self catering or catering from the main lodge.

The shower block, with both male, female and disabled access showers.

Learning Centre, Classroom with tables and chairs and toilet facilities. The drying room is located below the Learning Centre

Reception, Cafe & Stores - The management and administration block which also hosts a coffee shop serving hot and cold drinks, sandwiches, snacks, cakes and biscuits. (Opening May 2016)

What is the cost of the accommodation?

Cost is dependent on booking, please contact us for further details.

What is your process for booking pre arranged risk assessments?

All activities, accommodation packages, transport etc are risk assessed and these can be provided on request. Specific risk assessments will be carried out if schools or groups require them

Does your Accommodation have a booking contact?

Parkwood Outdoors Dolygaer

Pontsticill, Merthyr Tydfil CF48 2UR

Do you have first aid on site or will the group need to bring a qualified first aider?

All of our instructors are first aid qualified.

Please list facilities available.

Besides our versatile accommodation to suit all requirements we have additional facilities, including:

● The shower block, with both male, female and disabled access showers.

● Learning Centre and Classroom with tables and chairs and toilet facilities. The drying room is located below the Learning Centre

● Reception, Cafe & Stores

● The management and administration block which also hosts a coffee shop serving hot and cold drinks, sandwiches, snacks, cakes and biscuits

What are your disabled facilities?

● 2 x fully accessible DDA compliant rooms

● Disabled access showers and toilets


Age of Children / Pupils: 5 – 7 years 8 – 10 years 11 – 13 years 14 – 16 years College University

Months Open: All Year Round January February March April May June July August September October November December

Accommodation Type: Bunkhouses Caravans and Chalets Outdoor Residential Centres


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