• Margam exterior
  • Margam's classroom
  • Margam's dining room
  • Margam's games room
  • Margam's lounge
  • margam's lounge
  • Margam's bedroom

FSC Margam Discovery Centre is situated within Margam Park, an 850-acre country estate nestling on the narrow coastal plain and southern slopes of Mynydd Margam. The Centre is situated just of the M4 between Swansea and Cardiff and has easy access to a wide variety of field sites on the Gower ANOB, a few miles to the west; the Heritage Coast to the east and Brecon Beacons to the north, as well as access to the diverse and varied landscape of Margam Park.


  • Bar: We have a licensed bar stocked with local ales and spirits, wines, soft drinks and snacks
  • Capacity: The centre has 32 rooms all with en-suite facilities, arranged over four separate corridors and are controlled by programmable key fobs for security. These can be used as single, twin, three, four or six bed rooms.
  • Car Parking: There are limited parking facilities available at the centre.
  • Children's Facilities: We are an Educational Centre and have games and activities on-site for children aged 8+; however, younger children are welcome.
  • Common Room: There are two common rooms with digital TV; one is set out with comfortable settees and coffee tables and the other has table-tennis and board games.
  • Disabled Facilities: Five of our rooms are fully accessible and have specially adapted facilities for wheelchair users.
  • Hot and Cold Drinks: We have hot and cold drinks making facilities accessible around the centre.
  • Kitchen: Fully catered services for all dietary needs available, as well as packed lunch making services.
  • Linen: All bedding is provided
  • Lounge: We have an adult lounge area with comfy sofas.
  • Outdoor Clothing: You can hire walking boots, wellingtons, small rucksacks, waterproof trousers and coats
  • Outdoor Facilities: Extensive range of on-site and off-site activities.
  • Shop: Our shop sells drinks, snacks and souvenirs of your stay as well as a selection of FSC publications.
  • WIFI: Free guest WIFI is available through-out the centre.
  • Workrooms: The centre has five classroom teaching facilities with interactive whiteboards and wireless internet access.

Food at our centres

For one day visits you are usually asked to bring a packed lunch unless it is specified otherwise.

Residential visits include freshly prepared seasonal meals, with a cooked breakfast, packed lunch and choice of evening meal. Food is sourced locally wherever possible and we can cater for any dietary requirements.


FSC Accommodation

We want your stay to be as comfortable as possible. Our residential centres offer a range of room sizes and layouts from single and twin up to larger dormitories. Some rooms are en suite and others have shower and toilet facilities close by. Please contact us if you want to discuss your room requirements.

Each centre also has places to relax during any free time such as a lounge, games room and outdoor space.

Explore the centre and surrounding area

Health and Safety

  • Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge
  • Carbon Trust Standard
  • Food Hygiene rating: 5*
  • Investors in People
  • Secondary Geography Quality Mark (Geographical Association)
  • Eco Centre
  • Green Tourism Award Gold
  • Green Dragon Award Level 3
  • Met Office active participant
  • Safety Shield Health and Safety Award (Moorepay) Gold
  • Visit Wales

How to find us

Centre contact form