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Plas Menai

| Sport Wales National Outdoor Centre, Caernarfon LL55 1UE, Wales
+44 300 300 3112
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School trip

My son (year 5, London primary school) spent a week at Plas Menai in early July. He absolutely... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
Lauren S
London, United Kingdom
Experience something different

Based on a previous visit to the centre for a family adventure week, we've booked in for a long... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2017
Andy M
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
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| Sport Wales National Outdoor Centre, Caernarfon LL55 1UE, Wales
+44 300 300 3112
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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
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Absolutely disguising place. Outdated the rooms are vile full of dust and insects, mould in the bathroom. Not been cleaned at all. I don't recommend. Don't waste your money staying hereMore

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PlasMenai, Manager at Plas Menai, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2016

Dear Trip member 923016 Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor. Apologies that there has been a delay in responding, but we only recently became aware of your comments. I would agree with you that the rooms on our ground floor accommodation level are...More

Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 days with work, on a Team Building exercise. Brilliant days, sailing and gorge walking. The instructors were fantastic and knew there stuff. Accommodation was basic but comfortable. Food at the Centre was great. A big thank you to all of the...More

Thank matt_tee1970
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Good instructors, who are genuinely interested in talking to and enriching the kids experiences. The activities are always safe, the instructors are trained to a high standard and know what they are talking about. The activities always engage all kids. The food is always hearty,...More

Thank V_T4444
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