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Plas Menai

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My son spent a week her on the Sea Sail Surf Adventures Course. It was great value considering all... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Enjoyable afternoon kayaking

My two teenage grandchildren spent yesterday afternoon sea kayaking at Plas Menai and thoroughly... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
David J
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Plas Menai is the National Outdoor Centre for Wales. We run an extensive programme of technical and coach education courses in dinghy sailing, windsurfing, powerboating cruising and kayaking. We also run a busy programme of outdoor activities for...more
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| Sport Wales National Outdoor Centre, Caernarfon LL55 1UE, Wales
+44 300 300 3112
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My son spent a week her on the Sea Sail Surf Adventures Course. It was great value considering all the activities he did. He made new friends and learned new skills. The instructors were all very friendly and welcoming especially Ollie and also Mo and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My two teenage grandchildren spent yesterday afternoon sea kayaking at Plas Menai and thoroughly enjoyed themselves. The tuition given by Erin and assistant, Adam both before and during the activity was excellent with particular attention paid to safety. The reason why I have given 4...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 3, 2019 via mobile

I went here on a school trip and we had so much fun. I learnt a lot and would definitely go again! We went kayaking, keel boat sailing, paddle boarding and more! There is a Leap Of Faith for those who love a height challenge!...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed May 31, 2019 via mobile

Quality tutoring and equipment or windsurfing on the Menai straits. We were first timers and my family of 4 had an instructor just for us. By the end of the half day lesson we were all sailing to a basic level.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Exploration238202
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Recently completed a 3-day windsurfing top up. Had not been to Plan Menai for many years (about 29) and was delighted to have experienced the same friendly and proficient approach to customer service. Allocated Dion to teach me the ropes - thank you so much...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Bought a two day Level 1 dinghy sailing course for my partner , didn’t send out the course books until two days before the course started , Emails not replied to , Thanks Deiniol , generic online joining instructions and course instructor who’d never taken...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank 371stuc
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Just finished a 2 day weekend at the centre. Had a great time learning how to sail a dinghy as a novice. Now I feel confident to sail one with some supervision. The centre has good facilities and a wide variety of water craft. Special...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

We spent an exhilarating 2 days here last week and thoroughly enjoyed all 4 of our half day activities. Reservation team did their very best to put together the right package that best suited the 4 of us. Our instructors were all helpful and a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

Spent a fantastic , rewarding and fun weekend at Plas Menai obtaining my RYA level 2 dinghy qualification . The centre caters for watersports enthusiasts and offers residential courses in many different disciplines , everything that you need to participate in your chosen field is...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank daven115
Reviewed September 16, 2017

Very high quality instruction, let down by worn facilities. Would still recommend this centre to anyone interested in water-sports. Once facilities are renewed this will be a 5/5 location.

Date of experience: November 2016
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September 12, 2019|
Response from Deb2933 | Reviewed this property |
I also found the reception staff to be not that friendly or helpful BUT the instructors were lovely. If Plas Menai don't get back to you the try Anglesey Adventures based in Holyhead or Anglesey Outdoors based near Porth... More