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We offer an all-inclusive package, especially for families who want to experience something different. Come and have a go at our fun activities, immerse yourselves in the wildest places on Anglesey and Snowdonia and leave with unforgettable memories.
Anglesey Outdoors is an outdoor centre situated near the beautiful, rocky coastline of Holyhead, on the tip of Anglesey, North Wales. Our location is superbly matched to coastal sporting activities, with Porth Dafarch, a pretty sandy cove nestled into the rugged cliffs, only a 5-minute walk away. You can kayak, swim, coasteer, rock climb, paddleboard, snorkel, or sail, all within a couple of minutes of our centre. As if this wasn't enough, we are also only a 35-minute drive from being in the Snowdonia National Park, with its magnificent mountains, rivers, waterfalls and cliffs. North Wales is an outdoor adventurers dream, and because we are situated outside of the mountains, we get the best of the weather here at Anglesey Outdoors too!
Your Base for the Holiday
The centre itself is a chalet style 70 bed building with a friendly atmosphere. There is plenty of room to relax, either solo with a book or if you are feeling sociable, in the communal spaces. It is a great space to meet new families such as yourselves.
We also have our own on-site bar and bistro which is family friendly. It is a hub of activity in the evenings and a good place to wind down and refuel after a day out.
|The environment is very important to us. We have solar panels on the roof and on the land, and we’re heated entirely by biomass! We encourage recycling and limiting our environmental impact.|
On the evening of your arrival, we will meet you, show you your accommodation and make sure you are settled in. An evening meal will be put on for you and the other families, giving you a chance to meet each other and make friends. Following your evening meal, we will take you on some fun, problem-solving challenges around the centre. This is a great opportunity to get to know each other.
So what should you expect from your family holiday?
The day will finish with tea and cake and/or perhaps a pint in the Bar, before a good nights sleep to get you ready for the day ahead!
Your first morning will start off as all mornings should do. With a delicious wholesome breakfast. Choose from a full English, cereals, toast, juice, tea and coffee, to give yourself a good energy bank. Then it's off meet your instructors for the day.
This is where the adventure begins! We don't offer a fixed program of activities, because quite simply, weather isn't fixed. What we do is we match activity days with the right weather conditions and what your family is most keen to take on. Rain? No bother, let’s do a wet activity where a bit of rain will go unnoticed. We can have an exhilarating day in the sea coasteering or a fun slip and slide river gorge walking. Sunny? Let’s bask in the warm sun, rock climbing. Calm seas? Perfect for kayaking or paddle boarding. Rough seas and waves? Well, surf’s up! With our flexible program, every day is an exciting day!
Activity days can be whole days out, perhaps journeying to the mainland and the mountains or gorges, or a kayak or SUP journey along the coastline. We provide you with a tasty packed lunch, so that you can enjoy yourselves in a beautiful spot, taking in the scenery around you.
An activity day can also comprise of two activities in a day. When this is the decision, lunch will be back at the centre and you will be able to have soup or a hot snack.
Stand-up Paddle Boarding (SUP)
Sea Level Traversing
At the end of your activity day, we have a special treat in store... We’ll have the wood fired hot tub all stoked up ready for you to enjoy a relaxing soak, whilst reflecting on the day.
A little later, dinner will be served. You’ll all be eating our scrumptious home cooked food together, giving you a chance to share your stories from your adventures.
In the evenings, we offer a range of activities for you to choose from. You can toast marshmallows on a cosy beach fire, race around the orienteering course, do the hilarious ‘nightline,' or check out some more problem-solving challenges. The activities on offer will be determined by the weather.
On the longer 5 day/4-night courses, we keep an afternoon and evening free for you to explore the delights of Anglesey in your own time. We think you might appreciate the rest, and a chance to make the most of the many culinary experiences in the area. If you need any recommendations, we are more than happy to help!
On your final day, we will say goodbye to you after lunch back at the centre, giving you an easy afternoon to make your way back home. We take waterproof cameras out with us on all the activities, capturing the best action shots of your whole family! We will send you these pictures to enjoy.
For a family of 4, these courses start at £690 for the 2-day adventure, and £1675 for the 5-day super adventure. Save 12% by booking 2 months in advance!
|Family of 4||Child||Adult|
|2 Day Adventure||£690||£160||£225|
|3 Day Adventure||£1050||£240||£345|
|4 Day Adventure||£1300||£295||£425|
|5 Day Adventure||£1675||£380||£545|
Early Bird rates: 12% Off if booked 2 months in advance.
If you would prefer a totally bespoke course with just your family at a time determined by you, please contact us for availability and pricing.
All courses come with accommodation in the Main Centre building of Anglesey Outdoors. We have family rooms for 4-6 people, and we have several twin rooms. All family rooms and most twin rooms are en-suite. The centre has abundant spacious communal areas for relaxing in, and a self-catering kitchen if you want to make a snack or a cup of tea.
The centre is always kept warm, as it is heated by our biomass boiler. We also have a very effective drying room for wet kit after days out.
There is the choice to upgrade your accommodation to our glamping options. We have Yurts, Eco Dens and Glamping Pods, which are all great fun and offer comfortable accommodation. These are available to upgrade subject to availability.
At the end of an adventure holiday, there may be the option to extend your stay, depending on availability. You might not want the fun to end!
Our grounds are expansive, and we have plenty of green space for children to play on when they are not taking part in activities. We are also only a 5-minute walk from the local sandy cove of Porth Dafarch, with its amazing sea views and sunsets.
Should you need anything from the shops, there is a broad range of good shops in Holyhead, which is only a mile away.
If this sounds like it’s for you and your family, then you can book your places using our automated booking system below.
How to Book
Look on the schedule below for the following starting date for our Adventure Holidays 2019.
- 11th to 15th of June
We currently have Family Adventure Holidays available to book on the dates above, where we already have bookings of other like minded families!
If you fancy one of these holidays on different dates, please get in touch and we'll see what we can do for you.
Custom dates can be put on especially for you on demand subject to availability, contact us for further details. Alternatively, you can contact us on
- All prices include VAT at 20%
- Check in from 4:00pm (Just let us know if you need to be much earlier or later)
- Check out is by 10:30am
Once you get here, we have transport covered for the activities in the day. We can also provide pick up and drop off from the local train station if you’d rather come to us by public transport.
Safety is paramount on activities, and for this reason we only use top outdoor instructors that we trust will take the best care of you and your family. Instructors are trained, qualified and highly experienced to ensure that you have an incredible time in the best of hands.
We hold an AALA (LINK) license, showing we confirm to best practice standards in the outdoor industry (License Number L13545 LINK)
MAIN SITE FACILITIES
- WiFi is also available in the on-site Bar & Bistro, The Paddlers Return
- Drying Room: With dehumidifier, mangle and ample hanging space. Washing machine. Fridge/freezer for general use
- The Paddlers Return on site Bar & Bistro (open every evening during High Season offering good food and a warm welcoming atmosphere)
- Gear Store: Locked storage area for bikes, surfboards, etc. Access 24 hours via door code
- Recycling facility
- Composting facility
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