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Plas Menai

| Sport Wales National Outdoor Centre, Caernarfon LL55 1UE, Wales
+44 300 300 3112
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Great, high quality instruction

Very high quality instruction, let down by worn facilities. Would still recommend this centre to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Stirling, United Kingdom
Amazing staff very helpful life guard

Really enjoyed our swim today with our 6 month old son great price for swim and very helpful staff... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Plas Menai is the National Outdoor Centre for Wales. We run an extensive programme of technical and coach education courses in dinghy sailing, windsurfing, powerboating cruising and kayaking. We also run a busy programme of outdoor activities for schools, groups, adults, children and the local community.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
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| Sport Wales National Outdoor Centre, Caernarfon LL55 1UE, Wales
+44 300 300 3112
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Very high quality instruction, let down by worn facilities. Would still recommend this centre to anyone interested in water-sports. Once facilities are renewed this will be a 5/5 location.

Thank NiallInTheHills
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our swim today with our 6 month old son great price for swim and very helpful staff. The life guard was very helpful helping with my son entering and exiting the pool. Very happy be back very soon

Thank Rworg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Learning how to sail has been on my "bucket list" for years & last week I (we) achieved it at this most brilliant water sports centre. The course started on Monday morning & we were instructed by our brilliantly patient instructor Tom Wood ("Woody"). Through...More

Thank Totoscard2013
Reviewed 14 July 2017

My son (year 5, London primary school) spent a week at Plas Menai in early July. He absolutely loved it and said it was the best trip he'd ever been on. He said the food was great (especially the spicy beef curry) and that the...More

Thank Lauren S
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Based on a previous visit to the centre for a family adventure week, we've booked in for a long weekend of activities. 2 x 1/2 days with private tuition and 2 days in Snowdonia. The centre offers accommodation to support courses, all of which are...More

Thank Andy M
Reviewed 6 July 2017

The accommodation is ok and serviceable, as so little time is spent in rooms except to sleep then its fine. What makes this place brilliant are the staff. Great instructors, great kitchen staff, in fact just great great staff. The food is excellent. I have...More

Thank MarkyHes
Reviewed 24 June 2017

5 days aboard Menai IV with the most brilliant instructor - Ian. Competent Crew training is excellent : superb yacht, hands on guidance & experience, all delivered patiently and expertly. I cannot recommend Plas Menai (and Ian) highly enough. Just remember that the weather &...More

Thank Julia Giulia M
Reviewed 7 May 2017

I did my Advanced powerboat course with them in November and it was fantastic, expert tuition, and a night navigation session that was the stuff of dreams, yes it was a tough and challenging exercise but there was still time to marvel at the Milkyway...More

Thank davkt
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Went as a group of friends and stayed for five days. We loved all the activities including sailing, Canoeing, Cycling and a lot more. The food was really nice but the only problem was the shower didn't work in our room so we had to...More

Thank William J
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Superb facilities and setting. Dedicated staff who can't do enough for you. Highly recommended for family or business trips. Wonderful outdoor experience so enjoy!

Thank Peter C
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