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Onsite Activities

Ynys Hywel run great quality onsite activities with the highest standards of safety. Our extensive range of activities suits all ages and abilities. These sessions usually get used as part of a residential or day trip.  

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Ynys Hywel runs top quality activities on site and of the highest standard of safety. Our extensive range of activities are suitable for all ages and abilities. Usually, these sessions will be used as part of an overnight visit or a day... read more


We provide a huge array trekking activities and challenges in the country park to meet your needs and ability. Try our Orienteering course, Geocache, Nature walks and picnics or go up to the top of Machen Mountain locally known as ‘Nipple... read more

Obstacle Course

Obstacle Course Come with a group and accumulate points by betting on your ability. Will you play it safe and set the bar low or will you risk it all by betting you will be the best. Once you’ve completed a group run you can attempt an individual time trial.... read more


Archery is an engaging activity, a great skill to learn and a fantastic sport to be a part of . All our staff are qualified Archery GB instructors. Our commitment to personal development means we deliver exceptionally high levels of coaching. We are able to truly... read more


We do it in style. Ynys Hywel has Wales’s first camping barn. We’ve renovated it and put in our very own pizza oven. We can do everything from a stylish cook out round a roaring fire or roughing it in the woods using basic survival... read more


Our 12 meter abseil wall overlooks the Sirhowy River in the country park. The abseil has been purpose built from the remains of the coal mining industry. Abseiling is a perfect way to push your boundaries in a safe and controlled... read more


Nightline participants are blindfolded and use teamwork and communication to complete tasks; finding their way round a series of obstacles. Nightline is a perfect short term activity with long term results for teams who want to improve their communication skills. This... read more