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Outdoor Week for SEN schools in North Wales

​The Outdoor Partnership has taken a key role over the past year in increasing opportunities for people with pan disabilities in the outdoor sector in North Wales, ranging from rowing and surfing to climbing and hill walking. This year, the team got together with Ysgol y Gogarth, Llandudno to organise an Outdoor Week for SEN schools in North Wales which involved climbing, cycling and forest school activities.

Ysgol y Gogarth hosted the event with its brilliant facilities including a climbing wall with hoist system, purpose built forest school and a small AstroTurf where the cycling took place. Along with the support and expertise from the Outdoor Partnership development officers for Conwy and Anglesey,…

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Posted on July 12th, 2017

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​Climbing Taster Sessions this July

Want to try climbing? Come along to the Indy climbing wall next week! See poster below for details

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Posted on July 11th, 2017

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Fostering a connection to the environment

​The Institute for Outdoor Learning Wales would like to invite you to their one-day conference.  In addition to hearing from Iolo Williams (naturalist, TV presenter, conservationist and writer) you will have the chance to learn more about the work of Welsh Outdoor Charter Groups, view films from the Best of the Llanberis Adventure and Mountain Film Festival (LLAMFF), look at stands in the exhibitors’ rooms and choose from a variety of workshops on the benefits of connecting with nature and how we might better foster that connection in ourselves and our clients.  Workshop providers include Welsh Water, Natural Resources Wales, Snowdonia National Park, RSPB, the Outdoor Partnership, Coastal Wanderer, ER Outdoors, AIM and the Outdoor Learning Consultancy.  

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Posted on July 11th, 2017

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Gwynedd Peddled to Victory!

​The North Wales Schools Mountain Bike Final took place at Nant Bwlch yr Haearn outdoor centre on June 16th this year. 

The competition included a start list of over 60 enthusiastic mountain bikers representing 6 counties of North Wales (Gwynedd, Anglesey, Conwy, Denbigh, Flint and Wrexham)

Starting the event off not too early in the morning gave Welsh Cycling an opportunity to set up a skills course and a spin bike challenge, new for 2017 to make the final a little more interesting.

 The mountain bike course was set up through a magnificent existing purpose built track with stunning sceneries. The competition was fierce with all competitors looking to peddle their way victory. 

Up first were the…

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Posted on July 11th, 2017

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​New Welsh project urges public to be adventure smart outdoors.

The launch of a national outdoor safety project, part-funded with £40,000 of Welsh Government money, will be held at Plas Menai today (Wednesday 5 July).

The National Outdoor Centre for Wales, Plas Menai, plays host to over 300 schoolchildren and members of the public who will be visiting the centre to take part in RNLI Swim Safe sessions, as well as meet emergency services and sport partners who will talk offer advice about safety outdoors.

The event will see the launch of Adventure Smart Wales, an exciting new project that has been funded by the Welsh Government through Visit Wales’ Tourism Product Innovation Fund. 

The project, aimed at keeping us safe while enjoying activity outdoors,…

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Posted on July 5th, 2017

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Calling all Outdoor Activities Clubs – Have you got news for us?

Has your club been involved in any events or competitions during the last few months? Would you like to share any good news stories about your club or club members? Got some exciting news on the horizon?

We at the Outdoor Partnership would like to share your club’s achievements through our e-newsletter to promote outdoor activities and events in the area.

If you have a story to tell, we encourage you to get in touch

Send us your stories to lowri.hurdman@outdoorpartnership.co.uk

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Posted on July 4th, 2017

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