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Arete Outdoor Centre


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Arete Outdoor Centre



LL55 4AP

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The Arete Outdoor Centre is a 72 bed Outdoor Centre in North Wales offering self catered/catered accommodation.  


They can separate the centre in two to accommodate smaller groups of up to 20 and 52 people.




Main Building

9 dormitory rooms plus leader rooms

Large central Dining Room and Lounge area

Games room with pool table and table tennis

Facilities to cater for 70 people


West Wing

Seperate space for smaller groups

Separate cooking facilities if self catering

Dining and lounge area that can also be used as a classroom

Arete Centre  can accommodate large groups of 60 or more. Modern accommodation facilities and space for leisure time make for a comfortable stay. Choose between our popular catered full board option or self-catering. The centre can be booked as accommodation only or as part of a course.


Outdoor Course Facilities

Large kit stores for water sports, climbing, mountaineering and underground exploration

Cloak room with individual space for outdoor kit

Two drying rooms

Storage for canoes and kayaks onsite


Catering Facilities

The centre can cater for up to 70 occupants with our modern commercial cooking area. Dining takes place in the main open dinning area next to the kitchens for ease of serving. Food options include a cooked breakfast, filling packed lunch to take outdoors plus a two course meal in the evening.


Self Catering Facilities

The centre has two kitchen areas that can be used. In the Annex a smaller kitchen can be used to cater for 20 occupants. In the main building the larger commercial cooking area can be used to cater for up to 70 occupants. Dinning can take place either in the Annex or Main Building both providing space for everyone to sit and eat.