Plas y Brenin

If you're interested in outdoor sports, you will be pleased to hear that Cotswold Outdoor have a well-established partnership with Plas y Brenin; the Snowdonia-based National Outdoor Centre. Plas y Brenin offer training opportunities that give support to make the most of your skills and ambitions within the outdoor sector. Their staff are expert outdoor enthusiasts which add to Plas y Brenin’s speciality.


Plas y Brenin National Outdoor Centre was founded in 1955 and is a world-renowned provider of adventure sports training. From a base in the scenic heart of Snowdonia, Plas y Brenin’s work is focused on developing inspiring coaches, instructors and leaders in adventure sport, be they volunteers or working professionally in the sector, to better support people, from all backgrounds, to get active in the outdoors.


The centre also offers an extensive programme of personal skill development courses in rock climbing, hillwalking and mountaineering, kayaking, canoeing, sea kayaking and mountain biking. The centre also delivers a diverse and vibrant events programme, with adventure talks, environmental lectures, mountain safety lessons and sector-leading conferences.


Find out more about Plas y Brenin’s comprehensive course programme, facilities, business and educational services.


Fast Track Adventure Open Day at Plas Y Brenin – 20th August 2022

Join the Plas Y Brenin team at the National Outdoor Centre Open Day in the hear of glorious Snowdonia, to find out how you can turn your love for the outdoors into a rewarding career as a qualified instructor.

  • Join a morning lecture session with Plas Y Brenin chief instructor to hear about our flagship four month fast track course
  • Take a guided tour around the centre
  • Try your hand at paddling, mountain biking, hiking and climbing
  • There is the opportunity to participate in 1:1 session with Plas Y Brenin’s world class instructors
  • VIP offers on course plus a free goodie bag!

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How to claim your discount:


To receive your partner discount please show your PYB course booking confirmation in-store or email a photo to to receive your online code.


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