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Learn a new skill during your stay in Snowdonia


This page is under development so keep checking back

Make more of your Snowdonia trip by learning to do something new or maybe improving an existing skill

Bodnant Welsh Food

This venue is about 50 minutes drive from our log cabin accommodation.  The centre contains both a cookery school and a wine school.  Contact them HERE


Make your own bar of chocolate or chocolate pizza.  Suitable for children and adults.  Details HERE

Knit One in Dolgellau regularly hold "yarn craft" classes.  Look out for "crochet for beginners", "sock knitting" and more.  Contact them for future schedule.

Glosters Craft Classes

Take a short course (many just a few hours) in Porthmadog to learn how to make bath bombs, throw a pot, make a mug, sew a small item and also children’s craft workshops.  Contact them HERE

Helen Iles Landscape Photography

Join Helen (a qualified mountain leader) for a walk in our magnificent landscape specifically geared to taking photos.  During the walk you'll learn more about photography in the outdoors.  Dawn and dusk sessions available.

Mountain Yoga Breaks

Polly runs yoga breaks plus combinations of yoga, mountain biking and hiking, many taking place just down the road from us at Coed y Brenin.  Contact her HERE

no-mad running

Ash and Katie run local courses for trail runners, covering navigation, ultra trail recce days and more.  Contact them HERE


Offer a range of courses including decoupage, rag rug making, rag and ribbon wreath making and introduction to painting furniture.  Contact them for details.

RAW Adventures

Learn new skills and gain confidence for your next mountain adventure.  Trek training, introduction to climbing, winter skills and much more.  Contact them HERE

Run Coed y Brenin Trail School

Coed y Brenin is the first dedicated trail centre in the UK.  Along with his team and guest runners, Matt runs a wide range of courses for trail running together with regular “shop” group runs.  Contact him HERE

SUP Barmouth

Stand-up paddle boarding is one of the fastest growing sports at the moment.  Want to give it a try during your stay in Snowdonia?  Taster sessions for beginners plus group and 1-to-1 lessons available.  Contact SUP Barmouth HERE

Taran Eco Designs

Create your own eco-friendly furniture on a 1 or 2 day course.  Suitable for those aged 16 and over.  Details HERE

The Candle Studio

Make your own hand dipped candle.  Suitable for children from 5 years upwards.  Details HERE

Ty Newydd Creative Writing School

Courses on creative writing in English and Welsh.  Writing lyrics, short stories, poetry and more.  Contact them HERE


Steve runs local mountain bike coaching sessions and mtb maintenance courses.  Contact him HERE

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