Region: West Midlands Wales

Disabled Facilities: Yes

Category: Accommodation & Residential Trips

Address: Springhill Farm, Selattyn Oswestry, Shropshire SY10 7NZ

Contact: 01691 718406



Springhill Farm is a family run business, well established with qualified, experienced owners and staff. Offering just accommodation, or help with planning a trip, offering horse riding packages for any level, archery and walking.

Springhill farm is in a quiet, rural location, on the Welsh, Wrexham/Powys/Shropshire border, a 140-acre hill farm, that now offers comfortable bunkhouse style accomodation.

Surrounded by Rights of ways, footpaths, sheep and birds of prey, including buzzards, red kite and hen harriers in the area.

The heating is all under-floor, run by a biomass boiler, helping to reduce our carbon footprint.

We offer horse riding and indoor archery on-site for those who want it.

A great location for cycling and walking, from easy off road, circular strolls, up to longer routes, we are a couple of miles from Offa’s Dyke and have lovely views of the Berwyn mountains.

There is cctv and the owners live on site.

The nearest train and bus station is 8 miles, as are the nearest supermarkets, some do deliver. With a local bus and village shop and hotel just over 2 miles in the pretty Welsh village of Glyn Ceiriog.
Although rural, the property is accessed off a country lane, there is ample parking and access for mini buses and coaches.

Are you on Twitter, Facebook or any other social media?
Our web site is were you will find information on location, directions, the bunkhouse ad riding stables.

Do you have the LOtC Quality Badge or any accreditation such as Tourist Board, or AALA?
For the stables we are approved by the Pony Club, BHS and WTRA, we also have a certificate of excellence Trip Advisor.

What group sizes do you cater for?
The total number of beds can be around 40. The main bunkhouse sleeps 25 over 6 bedrooms. With extra 12 beds in our cottages next to the main building, plus a small camping room.

Please give information regarding room sizes and room facilities?
How many children can you accommodate per room, do you have bunk/twin beds? Do rooms have en-suite or shared bathrooms, T.V or air conditioning?

The room sizes vary from 1 to 8. There is one en suite bedroom for 6/7 in the main bunkhouse plus 4 other shower rooms. Two smaller bedrooms upstairs are ideal for group leaders.
Mainly bunks with a few singles and a double.

What is the cost of the accommodation?
The cost is based on £20pppn. We do give discounts for youth/school groups, especially if part of a activity trip, and up to 2 group leaders come free. Depending on the size, the price would be nearer £15 for a school group. Bedding is included.

What is your process for booking pre arranged risk assessments?
We are happy to do a fire/safety talk for your group on arrival. Risk assessments are in place.

Does your Accommodation have a booking contact?
Main contact ‘s Sue & Steve Benbow. or telephone 01691718406.

Do you have first aid on site or will the group need to bring a qualified first aider?
All our main staff are first aid at work qualified, DBS checked and have safeguarding/child protection.

Please list facilities available.
There is limited wifi. There is a games room with a large screen and projector, which can be used for workshops. There is a separate sitting room with T.V in all the accomodation.
Springhill Farm is mainly self-catering. There are BBQ’s. A local caterer will provide meals by arrangement. We can provide packed lunches on request; most supermarkets will do home deliveries here.
There is places to eat your own packed lunch

What are your disabled facilities?
One of the single storey cottage’s, has disabled access that is suitable for a wheelchair, with wide doors and large wet room. There is access into the main bunkhouse from it.

What are your opening days and hours?
Open all year. Every day by arrangement. Telephone up to 9pm.

Do you have any testimonials from previous schools we can include?
We have schools and youth groups returning on a yearly basis.

Is there anything else that you feel is important and want to include in your information?
In a lovely area, suitable for D of E training, activity groups, mountain bikes, walking, photography, bird watching or relaxation.

Near to other activity providers in, quad bikes a couple of miles Oswestry for go karts, and Llangollen for water based sports. Canals and golf courses, National trust properties all about 8 miles.

Age of Children / Pupils: 8 – 10 years 11 – 13 years 14 – 16 years College University

Months Open: All Year Round January February March April May June July August September October November December

Accommodation Type: Bunkhouses Outdoor Residential Centres