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Children's Activity Event, from 18 Jul 2018

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These activities are suitable for 4 - 10 year olds. Adults must accompany children, and booking is advised; please contact Coed y Brenin Visitor Centre to book your place. We’ll be meeting at the Visitor Centre reception at 10.30am, and finishing at 12pm. We’ll mainly be outside, and may get a little muddy, so remember to bring waterproofs, warm layers and suitable footwear.

18 July - Mini Beast Safari. Come and hunt for creepy crawlies in the forest, and play some mini beast games!

25 July - Magical Woodlands. Come and play games in the magical woodlands! We'll also be making our own magical tree faces and fairies.

1 August - Survival Skills. Come and learn survival skills in the woods!

8 August - Animal Tracking. Come and learn all about the deer and different animals in Coed y Brenin, and how our Wildlife Ranger knows how to find them!

15 August - Archery & Bow making. Come and have a go at archery and make your own bow!

22 August - Building a bird cafe. Come and build a bird café to take home to feed the birds!

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencing

Coed y Brenin visitor centre The Visitor Centre has the following facilities: Toilets (including accessible toilets) Showers (in male, female and accessible rooms) Café (see above) Shop Information desk Picnic sites and BBQ There are a number of picnic tables around the main car parks within Coed y Brenin Forest Park plus many more on the waymarked walking trails. Some of the picnic tables have metal frames for holding disposable barbeques. There are also stone BBQ plinths in Glasdir and Ty'n y Groes picnic sites. Please ensure all fires are extinguished and tidied up after use.

Event details

Dates Times
Wed 25 Jul 2018 10:30 to 12:00
Wed 1 Aug 2018 10:30 to 12:00
Wed 8 Aug 2018 10:30 to 12:00
Wed 15 Aug 2018 10:30 to 12:00
Wed 22 Aug 2018 10:30 to 12:00

Prices

Activity price: £3.00 per child.
Parking is £1 for one hour, £3 for three hours or £5 for all day.

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Address

Ganllwyd,
Dolgellau,
Gwynedd,
LL40 2HZ

Location and nearby places

Directions

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Map reference: SH 723268  Lat: 52.82356 Long: -3.89658

East off the A470, 8 miles North of Dolgellau just North of Ganllwyd, South of Trawsfynydd/Porthmadog. Follow the brown tourist signs.

Local public transport is available, however the nearest train station is Barmouth.

Cycle Network: NCN route 82, Lon Las (North) and Lon Las Cymru all pass through the centre.

www.traveline-cymru.info

www.sustrans.org.uk

Parking charges:
1 hour - £1
up 3 hours - £3.00
All day - £5.00
Blue Badge Parking is also available (4 bays in front of the centre)

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 15 miles from Barmouth station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing

Coed y Brenin visitor centre The Visitor Centre has the following facilities: Toilets (including accessible toilets) Showers (in male, female and accessible rooms) Café (see above) Shop Information desk Picnic sites and BBQ There are a number of picnic tables around the main car parks within Coed y Brenin Forest Park plus many more on the waymarked walking trails. Some of the picnic tables have metal frames for holding disposable barbeques. There are also stone BBQ plinths in Glasdir and Ty'n y Groes picnic sites. Please ensure all fires are extinguished and tidied up after use.

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