Trewern is committed to providing life-changing experiences through inspirational and enriching outdoor education programmes, all of which are tailor made to suit each group’s needs.
Established in 1967, the Centre is AALS licensed and staffed by qualified teachers with specialist knowledge, high level NGB qualifications and a wealth of experience teaching in the outdoors.
We are situated on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park and close to the beautiful Wye valley, thus a wealth of exciting and challenging venues are accessible for the range of activities offered.
The house, an attractive and ‘homely’, early 19th century manor house which houses up to 50 students, is surrounded by spacious grounds and a range of on-site activities, including a fantastic indoor climbing centre. We also have a traditional iron age hut and space for camping, shelter building and bushcraft activities to be pursued, without the need to travel.
Our two classrooms with ICT facilities are invaluable for briefing and review sessions.
There is a wealth of opportunity for fieldwork at Trewern, being ideally located for easy access to a wide variety of natural and human environments. Field study courses can be used for enquiry learning, case studies or to reinforce topics covered in the classroom. Primary field studies are often integrated into activity weeks and are designed to compliment classroom learning.
We are an ideal base for D of E expedition training and assessment at all levels, and our staff are all accredited assessors. We also offer exciting residential opportunities for gold candidates.
Trewern makes an excellent venue for staff development and training. Team building days are both fun and challenging and delivered in a relaxed atmosphere.
We welcome bookings from all groups, either for programmed courses or for those wishing to use the centre as an ‘accommodation only’ base.