CORONAVIRUS UPDATE AS OF 16th OCTOBER 2020

Under the current guidance from the Department of Education relating to school residential trips, Arthog Outdoor Education Centre is unable at this point to provide our normal school residential provision. However, we continue to work hard to prepare the centre to operate under Coronavirus Safe operating conditions, in order to welcome back our residential visitors once the government restrictions have been lifted. 
During these challenging times we would like to reassure our users and parents that we continue to adopt a supportive and flexible approach to our scheduled bookings over the Autumn Term 2020, and the Spring Term 2021. While the residential provision is offline, schools may choose to keep their scheduled bookings open, so courses can continue once coronavirus restrictions lift.
Although the residential offer is offline, Arthog Wales is offering an alternative non-residential Outdoor Education experience in Schools, or in their local environment.  This is in collaboration with our sister centre Arthog Outreach, based in Telford, but involving Arthog Wales Outdoor Educators.
All School and Group Booking Organisers please click Coronavirus Update for more information relating to your booking which will apply until 5th April 2021, and our non-residential offer.
In the meantime, we would like to wish you all well, and look forward to seeing you return for more happy days at Arthog.
 

Arthog Outdoor Education Centre is a purpose built residential centre within its own private grounds in a stunning location overlooking Barmouth Bay and the Mawddach estuary. The coastline is varied, with a mix of expansive sandy beaches, rocky shores and cliffs. The seaside village of Fairbourne is close by and the small coastal town of Barmouth sits across the estuary from us - accessible on foot via the railway viaduct.

The centre has established an excellent reputation as a leading provider of adventure activities, capitalising on the diversity and quality of activity venues in this extraordinary corner of North Wales. 

From here it is a short step to the majestic slopes of Cader Idris, the stunning coastline and Mawddach estuary, the challenging trails of Coed y Brenin forest and the historic towns of Barmouth and Dolgellau.


The area abounds with opportunities for enjoying the outdoors at many different levels, but equally offers the visitor a rare glimpse of a landscape influenced by human activity over thousands of years. Ancient burial sites, standing stones and hill forts, are intermingled with more recent castles, mines and settlements.