Summit Centre

Summit Centre is located in the heart of the Welsh Valleys, south of Merthyr Tydfil and is overlooked by beautiful hills and woodland. The residential centre is just 25 minutes from the M4 and boasts stunning indoor climbing walls, bouldering, group accommodation, a cafe, outdoor play area, a man-made caving system, Aerial Adventure course and over 20 instructed activities. Summit Centre is a great choice for family days out in Wales, climbers, school trips, youth group weekends, birthday parties and church retreats.

COVID -19 Update (9th November 2020)

Following government guideline, our climbing wall is now open with limited numbers and pre-booking is essential. The cafe is open serving a variety of food and drink. Activities are available on weekends and some evenings. Please follow our Facebook page for the latest updates.

Opening times are:

Tuesday & Thursday 10.30am – 6.30pm
Wednesday & Friday 10:30am – 4:30pm
Saturday 10.00am – 5:00pm

Climbing Wall:
Tuesday & Thursday 1:30pm – 9:00pm
Wednesday & Friday 1:30pm – 5.30pm
Saturday 10.00am – 5:00pm

The centre is closed Sunday and Monday.

Outside of these times, opening for group bookings can be made by prior agreement. Please call 01443 710090 or email:

Climbing Walls

Summit Indoor Climbing Our climbing centre has some of the highest indoor climbing walls in South Wales, reaching 18m with an impressive 8m overhang. There are over 120 routes that are reset regularly as well as an auto belay, bouldering area and traverse wall. Learn to climb and NICAS courses also available. Find out more here.

Cafe and Play Area

Summit Cafe Our cafe is the perfect place to come and relax, whilst taking in the views of the surrounding countryside. Enjoy a selection of freshly made coffee, hearty hot and cold food as well as some scrumptious cakes and snacks. Your kids will love our themed outdoor play area. Find out more here.

Over 20 Activities

Summit Activities Archery With 23 different instructed activities on offer, from water sports to caving, bushcraft to archery, there is something for everyone. Test your nerve on our 8m high Aerial Adventure and enjoy a range of activities available during weekends and school holidays. Find out more here.

Group Accommodation

Group Accommodation Summit Our brand new fully catered, en-suite, 104 bed accommodation centre with meeting rooms is now fully open.  We are taking bookings for groups to stay at Summit Centre. Find out more here.

Opening Times


Tuesday to Friday
10:30am – 9:00pm

10:30am – 4:00pm

Climbing Walls Currently closed due to Covid-19.


SUMMIT CENTRE The Old Drift Mine Trelewis, Treharris South Wales, CF46 6RD 01443 710090 Directions to Summit Centre

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