Outdoor Education Centres In Wales
We are a specialists in providing outdoor education and school activity breaks. Pro-Active Adventure has been delivering high quality outdoor education breaks for school and youth groups since 2000. We are recognised leaders in the provision of “Real Adventure” through Outdoor Education, and Activity Breaks. We offer outdoor education residential breaks throughout Wales at a wide range of operational centres. We cater for school groups of all ages and levels of ability, programmes are specifically developed with you to meet the needs of your pupils.
Our speciality is providing flexible residential school breaks employing “Real Activities” in the outdoor environment that will engage and challenge pupils, and develop a sense of team work. This will enable a range of positive outcomes from their residential experience. We do not use plastic climbing walls or only offer low level on-site activities, we offer real activities in the outdoor environment for a real adventure experience.
“When quality and professionalism counts”, we can deliver the school activity break you are looking for.
All our instructors are highly experienced, hold full National Governing Body Awards in multiple disciplines and have at least three years post qualification experience. When they’re not working at one of the many activity delivery centres you will find them out in the hills, rivers or rock faces doing what they love. “You have to live the dream to be able to share it!”
Set in the centre of the Brecon Beacons, this is the ideal location for your mountain adventure residential. The building is an old farm house converted into dormitories. The main building of 36 beds (including 1 double), and the annex of 8 beds (including 2 doubles) – a total of 44 places.Find out more
YHA Bryn Gwynant is a Victorian Mansion set in 40 acres of woodland at the foot of Snowdon on the shore of the stunning Llyn Gwynant.Find out more
This modern 90 bed, four star hostel offers breathtaking views over the Conwy estuary and the mountains of the Snowdon National Park.Find out more
A small traditional YHA in the Brecon Beacons, not far from Brecon itself. This is an excellent place for a quiet residential away from it all. On offer here is some of the best caving and gorge walking in Wales, also available mountaineering, climbing/abseiling and mountain biking.Find out more
Deep in the beautiful mountain scenery of North Wales, Llanberis is located on the doorstep of Snowdonia National Park and is a ten minute walk from Llanberis High Street. From the hostel you can walk up Snowdon.Find out more
Situated in a beautiful wooded valley near Fairbourne, and just a short walk from our venue at Friog Quarry, site of the famous Blue Lake Buzz Day which includes: Mine Exploration, Climbing & Abseil and 70 foot zip wire into the Blue Lake.Find out more
A relaxed and comfortable stay nestled at the foot of Snowdon. Snowdon Ranger is a rural retreat at the foot of the mountain, this former inn is great accommodation to use as a base for your school activity residential.Find out more
St Briavels Castle is a venue with a real “WOW” factor that will amaze and inspire young and old alike. The Castle is over 800 years old, with bags of character and remarkably well-preserved features throughout, and a magical charm that promotes social interaction and historical interest in equal measure.Find out more
Set in the centre of the Snowdonia National Park, The Swallow Falls independent hostel is in the ideal location for your adventure activity programme in North Wales. There is plenty of outside space including a games area and camp site should you choose to come camping.Find out more
A stunning, Grade I listed Elizabethan manor in the heart of the Shropshire countryside. It is perfect for school activity breaks, great for walking, climbing, mountain biking and kayaking.Find out more
YHA Broad Haven, The Havens
Broad Haven is set just 300 meters from a wide sandy beach in Pembrokeshire. It is a great location for beach activities such as Kayak Surfing and Coasteering.Find out more
Manorbier is set on top of beautiful cliff tops in Pembrokeshire, overlooking the Irish Sea. It is a really fantastic location reached by a private road from the nearby village.Find out more
YHA St Davids
YHA St Davids is set just below Carn Ffaid mountain. It is a converted farm and outbuildings, the main building has a common room, small kitchen and a 4 bedded family room on the bottom floor. The old milking parlour has been nicely converted into five 2 bedded rooms and two 4 bedded rooms with showers and toilets at the end of the building.Find out more