Post Covid-19 Guidelines and Recovery Matrix for Adventure Sports and Provision in Wales

Following its earlier “Post Covid-19 Recovery Plan for the Outdoor Sector in Wales“, the Outdoor Alliance Wales  (led largely by WATO Members with contributions from SWOAPG) has now produced: The aim of this new document, which has been designed specifically for use by Outdoor Activity Providers, is to provide an ‘at a glance’ guide to … Read more

Welsh Government announcement – organised group activities permitted from Monday 13th!

Following the First Minister’s announcement today, Wales Adventure Tourism Organisation (WATO) has released the following statement which confirms that group activity by outdoor providers will now be permitted from Monday: “The Welsh Government has today announced that it ‘is making changes to the regulations to allowlarger gatherings outdoors of up to 30 people where these … Read more

Waterfall Country newsletter

The latest Waterfall Country newsletter from Brecon Beacons National Park Authority is attached. Although Dinas Rock and Sychryd / Mellte Gorges are now open for public use, the restrictions on group gatherings and rules on social distancing mean that we are not expecting group gorge-walking or climbing activities to re-commence immediately there on any scale. … Read more

Brecon Beacons re-opening

The Brecon Beacons National Park Authority has just “lifted the remaining access area and rights of way closures in the Brecon Beacons National Park” – the Brecon Beacons are now open, with the following message from the Authority: “We are looking forward to providing a warm Welsh welcome to the Brecon Beacons National Park, however … Read more

6 July Changes to Covid arrangements in Wales: Guidance for Activity Providers

Wales Adventure Tourism Organisation (WATO) has released the attached statement summarising the latest guidance for outdoor providers, following the changes announced by the Welsh Government for the next 2 weeks. The statement includes a key clarification from the Welsh Government that “some outdoor activities by professional providers with groups of professional clients, such as some … Read more