What will students see and do?

Established in 2003, Boulder Adventures is based in Llanberis, at the foot of Snowdon, and operates both from the Bryn Du Mountain Centre and the nearby Padarn Watersports Centre in Padarn Country Park.

The independent outdoor adventure company offers a range of both land- and water-based activity courses, which can last from half a day to a week. Those on a residential trip will stay in a picturesque Victorian house situated 200m from Llanberis High Street, within beautiful oak woodland, and offers great views of the surrounding Snowdonia National Park.

Activities on offer include rock climbing and abseiling on rock faces in the Llanberis valley or in the Llanberis slate quarries, kayaking on Llyn Padarn, canoeing, coasteering on the Llyn Peninsula, gorge scrambling in the Conwy valley, mountain hiking, canyoning and raft building.

The duration of each session depends on the number of participants and conditions on the day. Boulder Adventures’ packages can also include additional activities such as night walks, problem-solving exercises, orienteering and wild swimming to ensure a varied and full programme.

Teaching resources provided

Contact directly to discuss your curriculum objectives and the sorts of learning resources Boulder Adventures may be able to provide.

Minimum and maximum group size

Boulder Adventures offers self-catered use of the accommodation for up to 35 people. No limit is stated for activities – get in touch to discuss.

Details of risk assessment

Boulder Adventures is happy to provide up-to-date risk assessments for activities and facilities when requested. You can also arrange free site visits if required.


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Facilities on-site

If you’re staying at the Bryn Du Mountain Centre for a residential, Boulder Adventures offers self-catered, exclusive accommodation for up to 35 people in seven rooms.

As well as the activity facilities in The Bryn Du Mountain Centre and the Padarn Watersports Centre, there is a training room on the grounds of the centre that can be hired in addition to the main house, or individually.

Opening times

Boulder Adventures is open Monday to Saturday, 9.30am-4.30pm.



Prices can vary due to group size and season – get in contact for a quote.

Travel arrangements

Boulder Adventures is located in Tŷ Du Road in Llanberis. The centre is located a 10-minute walk from the start of the Llanberis Path, which leads to the summit of Snowdon, in Snowdonia National Park.

The National Slate Museum, Electric Mountain and Snowdon Mountain Railway are all within walking distance, meaning you could incorporate other local attractions into your visit.


Boulder Adventures Ltd, Bryn Du Mountain Centre, Ty Du Road, Llanberis, Gwynedd
LL55 4HE

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