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Address: Plas y Brenin Plas y Brenin Plas y Brenin, Capel Curig, Snowdonia National Park LL24 0ET, Wales
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Fantastic weekend spent gaining experience on real rock after learning to climb indoors. Our instructors, Lou and Ben were engaging and knowledgeable, and always approachable. We... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2017
2791Selkie
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Fantastic weekend spent gaining experience on real rock after learning to climb indoors. Our instructors, Lou and Ben were engaging and knowledgeable, and always approachable. We were in a group of six, so felt that the instructor to pupil ratio was just right. The centre itself is clean, warm and welcoming. I can't wait to come back, and next time... More 

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Thank 2791Selkie
plasybrenin, Guest Relations Manager at Plas y Brenin Capel Curig, responded to this review

Really glad to hear you enjoyed your course. We're looking forward to welcoming you back here again soon. Thanks for awarding us the full five stars. More 

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76 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

This is a fantastic centre in Capel Curig, North Wales. I just done my ML Training here and wowzers there is so much packed into those 6 days. It's a great course and I gained so much knowledge and skills from very experienced tutors. The accomodation was great, the food was the best as a vegan, although not really a... More 

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Thank Paul T
plasybrenin, Public Relations Manager at Plas y Brenin Capel Curig, responded to this review

Thanks for the lovely review Paul. It' great to know that you enjoyed your course. We'll pass on your comments to all the team. Hope you'll find time to visit again soon. More 

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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I love Plas y Brenin like everyone else. The guides are amazing, the facilities top notch, the location idyllic (when it's not raining!), and the food... wow the food! I really enjoyed the Intro to Leading course that I took here. Gained a ton of skills, and the guide was exceptional at gauging our skill level and working with us... More 

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plasybrenin, Public Relations Manager at Plas y Brenin Capel Curig, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Laura, We're really pleased to hear you enjoyed your course and thank you for all you kind comments. We do what we can to make trading affordable but in order to maintain our high standards, we have to be able to make ends meet so unfortunately, the cost is as low at can be. We have... More 

Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Visited PYB probably 25 years ago loved it then love it now if you like outdoors adventure great staff good whole some simple food and great equipment and fabulous views from the bar then go vidit soon,just wish I hadn't left it so long please don't change it is just fabulous Marc.

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plasybrenin, Public Relations Manager at Plas y Brenin Capel Curig, responded to this review

Thanks Marc, It's lovely to receive such a glowing review. Don't worry, we're not planning any dramatic changes but we are always trying to improve what we do, to make sure outdoor enthusiasts like you feel at right at home every time they visit. I hope you find a reason to come and see us again soon. We're looking forward... More 

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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Experienced mountaineer - it's hard to find a better place to use as a hub. Food is all homemade and first rate. Bar is well stocked with local beer and fun staff, also if you get the right nights there are fantastic free talks by experienced explorers, adventurers and mountaineers. The accommodation vs price can't be beaten. En suite solo... More 

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plasybrenin, Public Relations Manager at Plas y Brenin Capel Curig, responded to this review

Thanks for all your comments Tom. Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and we're looking forward to welcoming you back here again. More 

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146 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch with my colleague we found this just outside Snowden lovely place Adventure centre restaurant bar ski slope very tidy and staff very helpful and prices are very reasonable free parking outside and free Internet which is a bonus lovely big restaurant with a big selection of foods home-cooked thanks for a great lunch will be back

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plasybrenin, Public Relations Manager at Plas y Brenin Capel Curig, responded to this review

Hi Andy, Thanks for taking the time to post a review. It's really good to know you enjoyed your lunch. I hope you were able to admire the view over you meal, it is quite impressive. Our internet connection has dramatically improved recently too so it's nice to hear that it is being used to good effect. Thanks again for... More 

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41 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Cannot fault pyb! Came for the Welsh winter skills course and wish I could have stayed longer - all the staff and instructors were so friendly, the rooms were immaculately clean, the food was excellent, packed lunches were excellent too. Shoutout to Gareth, Sam, and Spike for giving us the best winter mountain skills possible despite the less than wintery... More 

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plasybrenin, Public Relations Manager at Plas y Brenin Capel Curig, responded to this review

Thanks for the glowing review Lily. Great to know that you enjoyed your course. Sadly we can't order the weather conditions in advance - looks like this weekend's Winter Skills team are in for a full-on winter experience. I will pass your thanks on to Gareth, Sam and Spike and I'm sure they will be delighted with your comments. Hopefully... More 

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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Staying at Plas y Brenin for courses in the outdoors is truly inspiring. It is a great location with amazing views, it is in the heart of some of the best outdoor adventure locations in the UK. That makes it a special place, what makes it truly extraordinary is the people, you have a staff of people who care deeply... More 

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Thank Tony M
plasybrenin, Public Relations Manager at Plas y Brenin Capel Curig, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Tony. I'm really glad to hear you enjoyed your course with us. Your are quite right. Our instructors coaches and leaders are all passionate outdoor enthusiasts with a vast amount of experience in the outdoors. They also have an in-depth insight into the learning process and they love to help others develop their skills. I will... More 

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18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Lets start with the centre itself. The facilities, food and location were fantastic i don't think they could of put it in a better place.The bar was great with a range of local beers and ciders to try too. Now the course, The instructors are really good at what they do and are very good at giving feedback. the content... More 

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Thank Matt R
plasybrenin, Public Relations Manager at Plas y Brenin Capel Curig, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the tine to leave a review Matt, I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your visit so much. It's always lovely to have people back at the centre, so make sure you pop in again, even if it's just for a pint of Brenin Bootliquor Ale in the bar whilst you are passing. More 

Oswestry, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

I have been here on numerous courses over the past 2 years, through work. It is the most amazing place, and I have always had great instruction, great food and great fun during all visits. The food is to die for, and cake at 5pm every day. Be prepared to put weight on! Free tea and coffee all day and... More 

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plasybrenin, Public Relations Manager at Plas y Brenin Capel Curig, responded to this review

Thanks K8, It great to know you enjoyed your visit. Thanks or taking the time to post a review. I'll make sure your kind words are passed on to the team. Hopefully we'll be able to welcome you back here again soon. More 

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