Dolygaer Scout Activity Centre

Details

Description

Bunkhouse accommodation & campsite

Address
Dolygaer Scout Activity Centre
No post accepted at Centre
 
Town
Nr Pontsticill
County
Mid Glamorgan
Post code
CF48 2UT
Tel
-
Fax
-
Email
leonard@lward070.orangehome.co.uk
URL
http://www.dolygaer-scouts.co.uk/...
Location
SO 057 154 - 51.829N 3.369W
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Helen Ward
Address
11 Verlands Way
Pencoed
Town
Bridgend
County
Mid Glamorgan
Post code
CF35 6TY
Tel
01656862767
Fax
-
Email
leonard@lward070.orangehome.co.uk

Facilities

Toilets
Yes
Washing facilities
Yes
Water supply
Yes
Hot showers
Yes
Hot water
Yes
Cooking utensil washing area
Yes
Laundry
No
Waste disposal
No
Chemical toilet waste disposal
No
Public telephone
Yes
Security
No
Car park
Yes
Pioneering poles
No
Fridge freezer
Yes
Altar fires
No
Cooking area
Yes
Providore
No
Mail box
No
Campfire circle
No
Bivouacking area
-
Chapel
No

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Climbing and abseiling

Local attractions

  • 3 km walk to a 'Bothy' for rough camping
  • Brecon Canal
  • 'Taff Trail' lond distance path/cycleway
  • 12 km to cave system
  • 4 km to climbing area with 70' absail and climbing grades to E2
  • River Usk (up to BCU grade 3)
  • Brecon Mountain Railway passes through site
  • Terrain 0 Walking on 85% of adjacent hills and valleys''Terrain 1 walking within 500 mtsTerrain 2 within 5 kl
  • Canoeing
  • Sailing

Camping

Site available for Camping
All Year
Maximum number of campers
30
Price range
£2.00 - £3.00
Deposit required
No
Suitable for County camps
No
Suitable for District camps
No
Suitable for Patrol camps
Yes
Suitable for "Backwoods" camps
Yes

Indoor

Building available
All Year
Number of buildings
1
Maximum number of residents
22
Price range
£4.00 - £0.00
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
26
Fuel type
Gas/Electric
Kitchen/cooking area
Yes
Cooking/eating utensils
No
Building heated
Yes
Tables/chairs
Yes
Suitable for Pack holidays
Yes
Suitable for Beaver sleepover
No

Special needs

Site access
Yes
Camping location toilet washing access
No
Indoor accommodation access
No
Activities access
Yes

Other

Train station
Merthyr Tydfil (8 km)'
Coach station
-
Airport
-
Sea/river port
-
Tourist information
Brecon Beacons Mountain Centre
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

The Centre is a mobile phone 'dead spot' for all networks. ''In emergencies the keyholder, living 100m from Centre, will arrange use of phone

Last modified: 16th August 2008

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