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Oaklands Outdoors

Experience it for Real

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Oaklands is situated in the Conwy Valley,Snowdonia National Park,close to Betws y Coed.
Activities on offer include: Rock Climbing, Canoeing, Kayaking, Gorge Walking, Mountain Walkingand scrambling, Camping, Abseiling, Sea Level Traversing, Mine Exploration, Orienteering, Problem Solving, Raft Building and Field Studies. With highly skilled and qualified staff, and an exceptional safety record, Oaklands can provide tailor made Outdoor experiences of an exceptional standard in the great outdoors.


Catering for groups small or large,we tailor your visit to meet your needs. Our instructors are adept at helping you make the most of your visit, catering to your adventure needs and taking into account the weather.
You may wish to "have a go "at a number of activities or to develop your skills in a particluar activity over a number of days.
We can easily manage groups of varying experience and abilities ie. families and groups of friends.
We have catered for hen and stag do's , family partys, 40th birthdays, as well as youth groups and work team builds, schools, scouts and guides.
We work with you to make sure your needs are met.


Oaklands is fully Risk Assessed for all our Outdoor Activities.
A copy of our risk assessments are available to view at the Centre, however must remain on-site. Oaklands is a Adventure Activities Licensed Centre (previously know as AALA, now AALS) conforming with HSE regulations

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Our maximum working ratio is 1 instructor to 12 group members (including group leaders or staff). This takes into account safety, group management, transport, equipment and environmental issues as well as the task of teaching in the outdoor environment. We can cater for up to 36 in multiples of 12 or less.
Safety is of paramount importance here at Oaklands . Staff hold outdoor qualifications at the highest levels and all hold first aid qualifications. All equipment is regularly maintained and inspected.
Operating within the Wirral Authority's Safety Policy, the Centre assures the highest standard of safety at all times.

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The Centre has been designed to accommodate 3 residential activity groups (within the 44 bed house).Accomodation is of a high quality in comfortable rooms sleeping between 2 and 8.All rooms have en-suite toilets and washbasins and many have ensuite showers.The house contains an effective drying room,a lounge/conservatoryand facilities for making hot drinks and snacks.Our menus are always varied and special dietrtry requirements can be catered for. Our modern chalet style annexe creates an area for group work, meetings or just relaxing. ..

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Non residential groups have access to our especially designed shower block and changing facilities. The centre has its own indoor bouldering wall, and a pond suitable for raft building sessions. .
Within the grounds we also have a number of problem solving exercises. We are surrounded by mixed woodland which offers a range of orienteering courses and a venue for problem solving activities. close to the centre.
Located near to Betws y Coed we have access to the whole of the Snowdonia National Park and pride ourselves on enabling people to get out and enjoy real adventures in this fantastic environment.With over 25 years of experience ourselves, we are confident you will enjoy your time with us.

A Quality experience you won't forget

News & Special Offers

Summer 2010 weekend bargains.
Activity weekends,at Oaklands, multi activity or choose just one and improve your skills. Available at last years amazing prices from £100 per person including accomodation , food, equipment and leadership!!!
Grab it while you can! This offer is available for groups of 8 and over.
Staying elsewhere? Then make use of our Day Activity offers, £360 for a group of up to 12, only £30 each!!


  • From £100 per person /per weekend
  • Day visit from£30 per person
  • From £200 per week per person


open all year

Contact Details

Oaklands Outdoors

Carolyn Bird/Nuala Dunn

Capel Garmon Rd Betws y Coed Conwy ll26ORB Wales

Tel: 01690710500

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