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About Parkwood Outdoors Dolygaer
Parkwood Outdoors Dolygaer is an activity centre based in the south of the Brecon Beacons, just a 15 minute drive from Merthyr Tydfil. The centre offers a fantastic range of activities such as sailing, hiking and gorge adventures with options available for all ages and abilities. The scenic surroundings really need to be seen first hand to be believed with stunning views over the lake, river and rolling hills which can be viewed from the site. We also have multiple accomodation options to suit every style including the campsite, Dolygaer Lodge and Dolygaer Cottage, which offers guests a luxurious way to unwind after a day's activities. Fully qualified and welcoming staff will make your visit here enjoyable, safe and memorable.
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Merthyr Tydfil, Wales
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Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

My g Josh and Dave made sure the trip was smooth, coordinated and hassle-free. Sup, kayaking and gorge walking was bare buff innit. Safe fam

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Shakunt T
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

Myself and a friend (both in our twenties) made a last minute booking to go gorge walking. I was thrilled to find a place that catered for small groups. We joined with two guys and gorge walked as a group of 4 with the instructor....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sarai K
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Second time around for lloyd and I who invited a group of 6 friends to go gorge walking. Started with kayaking in the morning and gorge walking in the afternoon - amazing sessions and great fun thanks to Harry and the team :). The cottage...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Really friendly and helpful staff that were enthusiastic. All staff clearly were experienced and knew all of the activities really well. Food was catered for all dietary requirements on requests. Would recommend a stay

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank marvinmc1
Reviewed May 20, 2018

Our first time caving was packed with discoveries, belly laughs and a new experience every minute! Our guide (Chris?) was PERFECT: managed our little team of 4 (2 "first time" couples) very well as he tailor made a caving adventure to our desires and skills;...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank lialKent
Dolygaer P, Manager at Parkwood Outdoors Dolygaer, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2018

Thanks for your kind review. Your Instructor was Mike... I know he came back having enjoyed the session too! : ) The Dolygaer Team

Reviewed May 7, 2018

We went for a quiet few days and we stayed in the cottage where the views were stunning and there was the added bonus of having the steam train going past. Lovely waving to the passengers and having them return the wave! We were a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Fiona P
Dolygaer P, General Manager at Parkwood Outdoors Dolygaer, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2018

Great picks, Thanks Guys.

Reviewed August 30, 2017

Absolutely brilliant time at Parkwood, the instructors were brilliant (Jim and Tom) and we got out so much more than what we paid for. It is well worth the money and I would highly recommend it to anyone! Go there raring and willing to do...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I came for an afternoon of climbing on a typically soggy Welsh summers day, although this didn't matter as we still got plenty of climbing done. Tom met us and took us out to a picturesque former quarry where he showed us...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Alex C
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

Stayed here with a hen party for the weekend, it was brilliant. Food was included with what we were doing and was delicious, and Damien the chef was so helpful! He couldn't do enough for us (even hunted down a bottle opener for us) We...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed May 7, 2017 via mobile

Travelled from London for the weekend for some outdoor activities and this was the perfect place to do them. Gorge walking is a very different experience and our guides were very helpful. Wetsuits are very thick so wasn't extremely cold. Some pretty sizeable jumps but...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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August 21, 2018|
Response from marvinmc1 | Reviewed this property |
I am not to sure with the couple of hours. May be able to do day trips. Would recommend.