Region: Wales

Disabled Facilities: Yes

Category: Day Trip Destinations

Address: Tregoyd, Brecon, Powys LD3 0SS

Contact: 01497 847287



Maes y Lade is a beautifully-converted Welsh hill farm at the foot of the Black Mountains, in the Brecon Beacons National Park. Part of Essex Outdoors, it has been providing residential outdoor education courses for over 30 years.


Why is this venue great for School Trips and Educational Visits?

The centre is within easy reach of the River Wye and the Brecon Beacons, as well as some of the most extensive caving and climbing areas in Britain, allowing Maes y Lade to add genuinely adventurous elements to its courses.


What does a typical school trip or educational visit include?

Please contact the centre for details.


What size groups do they cater for?

Please contact the centre for details.


What can they provide you with to support your school trip or educational visit?

Please contact the centre for details.


Can you take photos, video or audio? Are there any copyright restrictions?

Yes, by prior arrangement.


Do you arrange a risk assessment?

Yes – please contact the centre for details.


What are the contact details for their education officer?

Alan Jones - - Tel. 01497 847287


What does it cost?

Please contact the centre for details.


Is specific clothing required?



Do you have first aid on site?



What facilities do they have for school trips and educational visits?

Full residential accommodation is available.


Are there disabled facilities?

All of our centres are fully accessible.

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

Type of Visit: Caves & Caverns Outdoor Education Outdoor Pursuits Personal Development-Mentoring Sports Water Sports

Curriculum Topics Covered: Citizenship English Geography History ICT MFL Music PE PSHE Science

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