Kira Quinton, Centre assistant at plas y brenin explains her views on the right to roam and gives an insight in to how a townie from a non-sporty family developed a love for the outdoors
Kira explains why you don’t have to be tall to be a good climber and shares her views about the need for more opportunities for kids to be able to access outdoors activity.
Plus there’s links to the go to websites, that will help you open up a world of outdoor options, no matter what your previous experience is.
you’re never be more than 30 minutes away from some of the UK's best rivers, lakes, coastline, crags, and peaks.”
Climbing has always been an activity that pulls me back and reels me in. I especially enjoy traditional climbing, and am really looking forward to exploring some of the local multi pitch climbing in Snowdonia this summer.
a tributary of the River Conwy, and last year on a college trip, kayaked
“My personal favourite kayak route is the one in the accompanying photo, which is from the Mellte in South Wales, upper Neath Valley. It’s the first waterfall you come to as you get onto the river. I remember that day well as it was a real test of my personal paddling capabilities. I could see and sense the progress I’d made and that’s really motivating.
ampaigners, I’m worried it could threaten the right to roam. I’m against the
- The British Heart Foundation offers lots of great tips
- English Heritage
- The British Mountaineering Council has a climbing wall finder
- The UK Climbing website is full of ideas and even campsites to try
Useful links and resources:
- Meet the instructor team
- Follow the team of centre assistants and Plas y Brenin on social media