Activities at Min y Don

Abseiling

Abseiling at Min y Don is not on a cliff or a man-made tower, but a large 30ft Scots Pine tree. Great for views over the estuary!

Archery

With our own Archery range in the woods, you can learn the skills of this ancient sport, with plenty of fun along the way!

Bushcraft

Learn the fundamental elements of Survival - Fire, Shelter & Water - based at our own ‘Bushcraft-Manor’ somewhere in the Min y Don woods.

Canoeing

Open Canoes with up to four people in a boat. Explore the stunning Mawddach Valley in style - and play great canoe games!

Crate Climbing

Build and climb towers that you make out of milk crates. Climb for fun or as a team competition to accumulate the most crates.

High Ropes Course

High Ropes Course - both challenging and great fun! Race your friends on the vertical challenge and dive for the trapeze!

Hill Walking

We can recommend or lead walks from Min y Don to suit all abilities: from a stroll along the estuary and over local fields, to a day’s walk up Cadair Idris, our local high mountain.

Kayaking

Paddle a kayak each. Explore the stunning Mawddach Valley by boat - and play great kayak games!

Low Ropes Course

The Low Ropes Courses is of a series of challenges designed to test your balance & agility - try and complete the course without touching the ground! Perfect for teamwork - or just for fun.

Orienteering

Not just a walk around the Min y Don woods - our Orienteering Courses will help you improve your map reading and symbol recognition skills, while racing against the other teams!

Problem Solving

As trainee Min y Don Agents, your task is to complete a variety of problem solving/team building tasks around the grounds. Complete as many as possible in the time to gain you MyD Agents Card!

Raft Building

With barrels, planks and ropes, you and your team need to build a sea-worthy craft. As you are likely to get very wet this activity is only available between Easter and October half-term.

Rock Climbing

Using our very-own on-site cliffs. The Quarry is ideal for Juniors, or in bad weather. The Main Cliff has five Intermediate to Hard routes to challenge all-comers!

Safari

A range of Environmental Study activities, which may include elements of Woodland Investigation, Beach Study, Bird Watching and Geology. All specific to our site and surrounding area.

Trail-Biking

We are privileged to have the beautiful and popular Mawddach Estuary Trail right on our doorstep. Using easy riding in the area, we aim to introduce guests to skills that they can use in more demanding terrain when they get home!

Treasure Hunts

The treasure hunt that leads to the booty! Participants use memory and pacing skills to find and collect wooden seals which will lead to clues to where the treasure lies! Suits age 7yrs to adult.

Zip Wire

A very popular activity with all our groups. Try stepping off...or running...or backwards...or blindfolded!
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