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Location and Contacts

We have around 160 staff based across Wales with our head office in Cardiff and our regional offices in Deeside and Caernarfon. 

Sport Wales owns and operates two national centres in Wales – one in the north and one in the south.

North Wales is home to Plas Menai, the National Outdoor Centre for Wales is perfectly situated for the ultimate outdoor adventure. Situated on the banks of the Menai Strait, conveniently placed between Bangor and Caernarfon, on the North Wales coast. The Centre is only a short drive from the Snowdonia National Park and overlooks the Isle of Anglesey.

Based in Sophia Gardens, the Nation Centre in Cardiff is the home of Sport Wales.

A hub of high performance and community sport the centre has services and facilities for top Welsh athletes, offices for national governing bodies, and a range of public access facilities.

For enquiries related to Sport Wales departments and staff, call 0300 3003111.

For all other centre enquiries see the details below.

Getting To Sport Wales National Centre

Active Travel

You can find information and resources to help plan your journey by bike, train, bus or walking here.

There are locations for cycle parking at the main entrance of the centre.

There are cycle trails in each direction. The Cardiff Council website has resources to help plan your journey.


Train services run from Cardiff Central Station, the station is a 15minute walk from the National Centre. More information can be found at

Car Parking

There is a car park with disabled parking at the front of Sport Wales National Centre, parking is on a first come first serve basis and is free while using the centre.


If you have a media enquiry please contact our communications team.

Sport Wales National Centre - Cardiff

Sophia Gardens
CF11 9SW

0300 3003123

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Plas Menai

Sport Wales National Outdoor Centre,
LL55 1UE

0300 300 3112

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North East Regional Office

Deeside Leisure Centre
Chester Road West

0300 3003103

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