Newport Community Climbing Wall Consultation

The Outdoor Partnership and British Mountaineering Council are conducting a consultation regarding the feasibility of a community climbing wall being created in the Newport city area. To date, a consultation has been circulated within the local Newport climbing community who have shown support for the project. We are now looking to gather information and opinions … Read more

Pressure on Waterfall Country Gorges

It’s getting busy in Waterfall Country! We appreciate that most of you are doing your best to have as little impact as possible – and that the sheer volume of tourists and their behaviour is the real problem (including disturbing nesting birds and incessantly building rock towers) – BUT… …we have also had reports of … Read more

Porth yr Ogof ‘washing machine’

We’ve just had this message from Oxfordshire outdoors, which other caving providers might like to be aware of: “For info we had a pupil who sustained a fairly deep cut to their hand whilst in the washing machine section of PYO on Thursday afternoon. Surprising – considering how well worn that section is – so … Read more

Pont ar Daf Car Park, Pen y Fan

The National Trust have announced that they will begin work in May on extending and improving the Pont ar Daf car park (situated on the foot of Pen y Fan), which will also include new visitor facilities. On completion, the car park will offer: 260 safe parking spaces away from the busy A470 road, including … Read more