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Glyntawe Outdoor Centre
Gorge walking is one of the many activities we run
Dining Room that can be used as a classroom
En-suite room style accommodation
Bunk room style accommodation x 28 beds
Self catering or catering options available
Spacious common room includes TV, DVD etc
Comfortable accommodation in a range of bedroom sizes and styles
Gorge walking is one of the many activities we run
Dining Room that can be used as a classroom
En-suite room style accommodation
Bunk room style accommodation x 28 beds

Glyntawe Outdoor Centre, Penycae, Powys

Sleeps 15 - 36 8 Bedrooms 36 Dining

Large field centre in the Brecon Beacons for groups in Wales

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Glyntawe Outdoor Centre, Penycae, Powys, sleeps 15 - 36 in 8 bedrooms.

Nestled amongst the wooded hills of the Tawe valley, our outdoor centre offers an idyllic setting for a break away. Whether you are looking for a quiet retreat or an action packed adventure, the Brecon Beacons National Park is home to some of the most stunning natural attractions in Wales.

The Outdoor Centre, certified three star by the Welsh Tourist Board, offers bunkhouse accommodation for groups of up to 36 people. Our accommodation is spread across two floors, with a mix of Bunkrooms and En-suites. We can provide catered or self-catering facilities to suit your needs, or if you fancy eating out there are good pubs and restaurants within a 3 mile radius.

Our bunkhouse offers the perfect retreat for anyone with a love for the outdoors. With picturesque walks and cycle routes right from our doorstep, we offer more than just accommodation. If you fancy exploring the wilder side of South Wales, we can provide a number of exciting outdoor activities by fully qualified instructors.



Wireless broadband connection throughout the Centre & public payphone on site.


Disabled access & facilities available. Please contact to discuss.

Dog Friendly

Well behaved Pets are welcome. Please call us to discuss.


Self-catering kitchen available

Dining Room

Dining area to seat up to 36. This area also has whiteboards and can be used as a breakout/classroom area.

Sitting Room

A common room is available with TV Equipment (see below for full info), tables & chairs. This room also has 2 x whiteboards for use as a classroom.

TV and Music Facilities

52' Television, DVD Player, FreeSat & HDMI Connectivity. LCD Projector is available upon request.

Games Room

Common room on First Floor complete with 52' TV, DVD Player, Freeview box. Choose from our shelves of books, movies and games to keep you entertained.

Heating and Open Fires

Central heating throughout the Centre.


• 1 Bunkroom x 4 single beds • 4 Bunkrooms x 6 single beds • 1 En Suite x 4 single beds • 1 En Suite x 2 single beds • 1 Twin Room


Bedding all included. Please bring your own towels.


• 6 Wetrooms (shower & toilet) • 1 Bathroom (shower/bath & toilet) • 2 En Suites (shower & toilet)

Children's Facilities

Children welcome.


Set in its own grounds. Large Car Park that can be used as a playground if desired. Exterior drying room available.

Swimming Pool

We do not have a pool.


Ample parking for cars and minibuses.


No smoking allowed on site.

Booking Information

2017 Prices

Self-Catering and Accommodation: £18 pppn

Full Board Catering and Accommodation: £35 pppd

Activities: £40 Half Day, £60 Full Day (based on 11+ participants)

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Glyntawe Outdoor Centre

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Situated on the Southern edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park, Glyntawe Outdoor Centre is the ideal base for large groups looking to explore the beautiful landscape of South Wales.

  • Stage Coach buses between Brecon and Swansea run several times a day. Bus stop is located at the end of the road. Please check local schedules.
  • Aberdare and Neath Train Stations are a 40 minute drive away
  • Brecon - Approx 18 miles.
  • 5 minute drive.
  • The Gwyn Arms. Approximately a 5 minute walk from the centre
  • Cardiff - 1 hour drive

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This venue is available for Youth & School Trips

Dulwich College Outdoor Centre
En-suite staff/teacher room x 4 beds over 2 rooms

Youth & School Trips

A 3 star outdoor centre offering a whole host of activities and study options for groups. Excellent for geography and geology groups. Mix of rooms including en-suite rooms, leader rooms and dorms.

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