Jobs and apprenticeships at Tregoyd House
In the foothills of the Black Mountains with the River Wye running nearby you’ll find Tregoyd.
When you think about an ‘Outdoor Pursuits Activity Centre’ you’ll probably be picturing something like Tregoyd. The former country house of Lord Hereford, situated at the foothills of the Black Mountains within the Brecon Beacons National Park on the English/Welsh border with the River Wye close by.
Tregoyd House is home to over 30 members of staff and over 20 core PGL activities. Tregoyd has strong links with Llwyn Filly, a small PGL centre just one mile down the road. The centres work closely with each other, with Llwyn Filly, a cosy converted farmhouse, run by 10 members of staff.
Great for: Paddlers, hiking, mountain biking, walking and climbing
Season: March - October
Number of guests: 98 (8-17 years old, Schools and Unaccompanied children)
Number of staff: 35
Accommodation style: Staff are accommodated in shared rooms within the mansion house or at our sister centre, Llwyn Filly.
Staff facilities at Tregoyd House include:
- TV room
- Laundry facilities
- Wi-Fi available for staff in communal areas
- Stunning gardens
- Challenge Course
- Climbing Wall
- Initiative Exercises
- Jacobs Ladder
- Mountain Expedition
- Mountain Trail
- Quad Biking
- Raft Building
- Rifle Shooting
- Sensory Trail
- Team Games
- Zip Wire
Tregoyd House is situated about one mile from Llwyn Filly. The centres work closely with each other, with all dry land activities taking place at Tregoyd. On your days off you can venture out into the local area, Hay-on-Wye is the nearest town, just 4 miles from the centre and Hereford is 25 miles away. Hay-on-Wye has plenty of pubs and good places to eat, a small supermarket and many bookshops. Hereford has plenty of shopping, a cinema, theatre, leisure complex, pubs and clubs. For the adventurous the Black Mountains and Brecon Beacons provide fantastic opportunities for walking, climbing, pony trekking, mountain biking, sailing, canoeing and kayaking.
Tregoyd House is only one mile away from Llwyn Filly, sharing facilities and staff members.
- Tregoyd House was previously a hunting lodge and a school (not at the same time!)
- The centre used to be the home of Lord Hereford
- The seven acres of grounds contain formal gardens, orchards, shrubberies, a paddock and magnificent 150 year old trees
- Only 45 minutes from the M4
Key PGL Facts
Need more convincing to apply? Surely not, but if so – here are a few ‘must know’ key facts:
- we employ over 3,000 people every year
- over 400,000 guests visit a PGL centre every year
- we are old! We have been providing activity holidays since 1957 (almost 60 years)
- we have the most competitive staff package
- we are the employer of choice within the outdoor activity industry!