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Parkwood Outdoors Dolygaer

| Dol-Y-Gaer, Merthyr Tydfil CF48 2UR, Wales
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Absolutely wonderful & fun afternoon caving!

Our first time caving was packed with discoveries, belly laughs and a new experience every minute... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
lialKent
Stunning views

We went for a quiet few days and we stayed in the cottage where the views were stunning and there... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
Fiona P
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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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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Dol-Y-Gaer, Merthyr Tydfil CF48 2UR, Wales
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Dolygaer P, Manager at Parkwood Outdoors Dolygaer, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 7 May 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

Thank Fiona P
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Dolygaer P, General Manager at Parkwood Outdoors Dolygaer, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Great picks, Thanks Guys.

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Reviewed 30 August 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

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Reviewed 4 August 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

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Reviewed 11 June 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

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Reviewed 7 May 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

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Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Great staff, fun activities, good food and high quality accommodation... What more could you want from an outdoor activity centre. I would highly recommend this to anyone.

Thank Matt Y
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Management response:Responded 30 January 2017

Thank you so much for the great review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us and we look forward to hopefully seeing you again in the future.

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Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Amazing place fun and something to do for family or friends or school trips it is very clean and the staff are lovely and help full people would love to Come back

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Management response:Responded 30 January 2017

Thank you so much for the great review! We hope to see you again in the future.

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Reviewed 4 September 2016

Took my 2 teenagers gorging with instructor, Chris, from here. It was fantastic. Well worth the money. Bit challenging for the smaller one, but he did it.

1  Thank Andrew B
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Management response:Responded 8 November 2016

Many thanks for your review, we are so glad to hear you and your children enjoyed your day with us. Look forward to hopefully seeing you again soon!

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Reviewed 27 August 2016

We booked to do a Rock Climbing with Parkwood Outdoors in August whilst camping in the Brecon Beacons. The booking process was easy with quick responses from the staff via email. On the day the weather was miserable but the session went ahead and fortunately...More

2  Thank Steven P
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Management response:Responded 8 November 2016

Thank you for the great feedback - we really appreciate your kind words. We are so glad you enjoyed your rock climbing experience with us and that the sun shone for you. Look forward to hopefully seeing you again in the future.

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