Changes at Eglwys Faen

We have received the following message from Richard Hill: “Whilst placing the Radon monitors in Aggy last night I popped my head into Eglwys Waterfall entrance as someone had mentioned to me that it had changed. The entrance has been cleared and the St Patricks Passage sump has been dried out to allow access to … Read more

Lost canoe on Upper Wye

We’ve received the following message from one of our supporters: “My brother-in-law’s green canoe got washed away from him last week between Builth & Erwood. Also 2 x drybags. If anyone sees it can they ring me on 07722 944686.”

Canoe launching Habitat Regulations Assessment, Upper Glas-y-Bont common

Powys County Council has just issued the following update, The newly-formed SWOAPG ‘Wye Working Group’ will be considering the implications, but please feel free to let us know your thoughts… “Dear all, “I am writing to update you about the progress of the Habitat Regulations Assessment for canoe launching from Upper Glas-y-Bont common. Please accept … Read more

Pontneddfechan Parking

Following our recent reminder about the disabled parking bays in Dinas Rock car park… …we’ve been asked to remind Providers: not to allow their clients to park in the residents’ bays near the Village Hall; and to remember to drop some cash in the honesty box by the door if you or your clients are … Read more

Dinas Rock Main Wall Abseil Event Sunday 5 Sep

Blue Ocean Activities have asked us to warn Providers that they are running a charity abseil on the big wall at Dinas Rock on Sunday 5th September (which was planned for 2020 but cancelled last minute due to Covid restrictions). Please contact if you need more information on whether this might affect your own … Read more

Waterfall Country Gorges Code of Conduct Training

This is just a gentle reminder… …that all gorge-walking leaders (not just one person from each provider organisation) must have completed SWOAPG’s online Concordat training before leading groups in the Waterfall Country gorges this year. The training can be accessed at: Courses – South Wales Outdoor Activity Providers Group (start with the ‘Introduction’ course before undertaking … Read more

Parking at Dinas Rock

We all appreciate how busy it gets sometimes… …but please, please, please could providers and their clients avoid parking in or blocking the disabled bays in Dinas Rock car park (or any other activity site car parks, for that matter) – unless you’re disabled, of course! If there are no non-disabled spaces left when you … Read more