Black Mountains Activity Centre

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The Outdoor Adventure & Canoe Hire Specialist with Adventure Activities for Everyone!
Black Mountain Activities, situated between the Black Mountains & Brecon Beacons, is a family run adventure centre providing high-quality outdoor adventure activities for a wide range of groups and individuals. Established in 1992, the Black Mountain Team possesses over 30 years of experience in the industry and have a vast wealth of knowledge to give you an adventure day to remember!

Whether you are looking for a day, weekend or a whole week of exciting adventure, here at Black Mountain we have an activity to suit you! Choose from Stand up Paddleboarding, Gorge Adventure, Kayaking, Open Canoeing, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Archery, Rock Climbing, Caving, High Level Lopes & Zip Wire, Raft Building, Orienteering, Land Carting or Mountain Biking. We also offer Mountain Bike Hire or Canoe Hire on the picturesque River Wye, from half a day to up to 5 days.
Through out the school half terms we offer kids and family activity days at great discount.

We also have discount for large groups, Schools and Colleges.

If you are looking for a team building event then we can design a day to meet your requirements, you can also combine this along with a conference and over nights stay at some local accommodation.

White Water Rafting

White water rafting on the river Wye


The Southern part of the Brecon Beacons National Park in Wales is perfect for caving, riddled with caverns, pot holes and passages, including the biggest cave entrance in South Wales and the largest cave passage in the United Kingdom.

Canoeing & Canoe Hire

Canoe Hire on the River Wye.

Climbing & Mountainering

Hill Walking in the Brecon Beacons for Half Day or Full Day, we also do rock climbing and abseiling.

Gorge Scrambling

Gorge Walking/Canyoning in the Brecon beacons with black mountain.

Rock Climbing & Abseling

Try you hand at real rock climbing and Abseiling

High Level Ropes Courses and Zip Wire

Do you have a head for heights? then try our high level ropes and zip wire?

Kayak Taster Days

Want to learn to kayak? we will teach you how to paddle a kayak!

Orienteering in Wales

Orienteering is a great way to have a fun couple of hours with friends or work mates, it can be very competitive!

Mountain Bike Hire

Hire a mountain bike to explore the Brecon Beacons

Clay Shooting

Try you hand at clay shooting, the sport of hitting small round disks as they fly through the air!


Do you have a group of friends who are up for some action! then paintballing is a must?


Do you have the skills to get a arrow into the gold? archery is great activity for all ages!

Also available are changing rooms, showers free parking and snack & coffee/tea making facilities

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  • Disabled access
  • Wheelchairs available

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)


  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site


  • Children welcome


  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitality


  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Site Features

  • Regional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome Host

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Located in the South West of the village of Three Cocks, Powys. The centre is 6 miles South West of Hay on Wye on the A438

Directions from the M4: Exit at Juction 24, travel North on the A449 to Raglan, Take the A40 West to Abergavenny, continue through Crickhowell 2 miles passed the village, turn right after the Cider Mill Pub onto the A479 to Talgarth. Once in Talgarth turn left in the square sign posted for Brecon then take the first main turning for Hay on Wye on the A4078. Black Mountain Activities is opposite the next junction in the direction of Hereford.

The nearest railway station is Abergavenny, which is 23 miles away.

Black Mountains Activity Centre

Type:Outdoor Pursuits Centre

Three Cocks, Brecon, Powys, LD3 0SD

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Opening Times

* Open all day every day from 08.30 - 17.30


Black Mountains Activity Centre Functions, Hay-on-WyeAt Black Mountain we offer a wide range of exciting activities such as Gorge Walking, Open Canoeing, Rock Climbing, Caving, Mountain Biking, Team Building Events, Raft Building, Kayaking, High Level Ropes & Zip Wire, Paintballing, Archer, .

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