FSC | Field Studies Council

Field Studies Council: Bringing Environmental Understanding to All



At FSC Margam Discovery Centre, all is prepared using fresh, seasonal ingredients with the emphasis on providing healthy and hearty meals for all of our guests. We have a variety of hot wholesome meals including vegetarian & vegan options, plus we have homemade cakes & biscuits which are delicious to eat as an afternoon snack. If you have any special food requirements, please let a member of staff know before you arrive at FSC Margam Discovery Centre. Don’t forget to bring a lunch box and a flask for your fieldwork day trips.


We believe at FSC Margam Discovery Centre it is important that all our guests feel welcome and at home. We strive to achieve the best. Our friendly staff are always on hand to help and we have 24 hour duty available to residents.

The Centre has 32 rooms all with ensuite facilities, arranged over 4 separate corridors and are controlled by programmable key fobs for security. These can be used as single, twin, three, four or 6 bed rooms. 5 of our rooms are fully accessible and have specially adapted facilities for wheelchair users. 

The Centre has 5 classroom teaching facilities with interactive whiteboards and wireless internet access. There are two common rooms with digital TV’s, comfortable settees and hot and cold drink making facilities. There is also a large outdoor space in our grounds for recreation & sports.

The Centre also has bar facilities (on request) for adult groups only, which will be available until 11pm.

There is a fully equipped kit store with waterproofs and wellies. The Centre also has a drying room for when it is required.

Check into bedrooms on day of arrival - 1:00pm

Check out of bedrooms on day of departure - 9:30am*

*Safe storage of luggage is available up to departure. Please speak to staff for more details.

Surrounding Area

Nearest Town: Port Talbot
Nearest Shop: Asda, Pyle
Nearest Pub/Eatery: The Tap, Pyle or The Twelve Knights Hotel/Pub/Restaurant, Port Talbot
Nearest Airport: Cardiff
Nearest Train Station: Port Talbot Parkway
Nearest Bus: Port Talbot