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Rock UK Summit Centre
Rock UK has reopened the Welsh Climbing Centre in Trelewis. They offer memberships and many activities for a range of ages and abilities.

Formerly the Welsh International Climbing Centre, it is built on the site of the former Trelewis drift mine which closed in 1989. The Taff Bargoed Development Trust then redeveloped the site into a climbing centre in 1997 turning it into an international climbing centre. The climbing walls are up to 18 metres high with over 180 climbing routes in the main climbing centre plus an additional bouldering area. The centre also has a world class man-made caving system with a waterfall inside it which has been re-opened in early 2011.

Rock UK has extensive expansion plans for the centre that will include developing the land to accommodate exciting outdoor adventure activities including an extended high ropes course, low ropes and archery and developing the already substantial residential accommodation. Off-site mountain biking, climbing and walking will also be offered making use of the extensive natural resources in and around the South Wales Valleys and the Brecon Beacons. Rock UK also plans to run water based activities at the Taff Bargoed Millenium Park which will include open canoeing, kayaking and raft building.

The summit centre is a NICAS Awarding Centre, and Bunkhouse Accommodation is currently available. Most rooms have en suite facilities and bedding is provided.

The centre can currently accommodate 64 people, and minimum numbers per booking are 15.

Prices vary, but start from £10.00 per person for self catered accommodation and go up to £30.00 per person for fully catered accommodation.

Please contact us for further details or to make a booking. We can tailor your programme so that it will suit your groups specific needs!


Tel: 0844 8000 222
Last updated: 23.07.2012
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