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Rock Climbing:Plas Caerdeon Rock Climbing at Plas Caerdeon Outdoor Education Centre

  • Visit Wales Activity Tourism Accreditation
  • Adventure Activities Licensing Authority

Rock Climbing

LL42 1TH



Set in 18 acres of private, secluded woodlands within the Snowdonia National Park, overlooking the Mawddach Estuary, often described as one of the most beautiful in Britain.

Teaching staff are fully qualified in canoeing, climbing, mountaineering and environmental sciences.

Catering: Fully flexible, from home-cooked meals to special dietary needs.

Equipment: Plas Caerdeon provides all specialist equipment and clothing. Other facilities include a purpose-built classroom with inter-active whiteboard and data projectors; teaching rooms, small library, computer suite and drying room. A fleet of minibuses provide daily transport for groups.

Coach parties acceptedEducation/study areaWelcome HostAccepts groups

Mobile phone coverageGrounds for outdoor activitiesChildren welcome


LL42 1TH


Plan route to Plas Caerdeon Outdoor Education Centre using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SH 649181  Lat: 52.74440 Long: -4.00236

Plas Caerdeon is situated between Dolgellau and Barmouth on the A496, easily reached by road or train.

From the north west, Caerdeon can be reached by the M53/A55/A5/A494 via Bala in two hours.

From Shrewsbury the journey takes 90 minutes to Dolgellau via the A458.

Taking the train to Barmouth affords a memorable rail journey through the scenery of mid Wales on the Cambrian Coast railway.


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Mobile phone coverageMobile phone coverage
  • Grounds for outdoor activitiesGrounds for outdoor activities
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome