Region: Wales

Disabled Facilities: Yes

Category: Accommodation & Residential Trips

Address: Wide Horizons Bryntysilio Centre, Llangollen, Denbigshire, Wales LL20 8BS

Contact: 01654 761678



With almost 11 acres of beautiful grounds, Wide Horizons Bryntysilio Centre is set above the picturesque town of Llangollen, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Get ready for an unforgettable adventurous experience by the River Dee and Horseshoe Falls!

Take secondary pupils mountain biking in Bryntysilio, one of the only centres in the UK to hold the Mountain Bike Leadership Award, approved by British Cycling. Our highly skilled staff will take your group on one of the finest routes in Europe!

The adventure of canoeing through the canals of North Wales will give pupils a unique insight into British history that extends pupil's chronological knowledge, in particular that of the industrial revolution.

Wide Horizons Bryntysilio Centre converts your school’s curriculum into an inspiring and unforgettable Adventure Learning Experience. We provide advanced and innovative programmes, tailored to your group’s needs. Our mission is to offer a meaningful, first-class learning experience through adventure and fun. Wide Horizons believe that every child should have access to adventure as part of their education and development. We work with schools across the country to develop high quality Adventure Learning Experiences for almost 48,000 children and our programmes are linked to the national curriculum to make the most of each pupil’s visit. Our outdoor learning activities are specifically designed to build self-esteem and personal qualities such as resilience, confidence, communication skills and well-being.

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Do you have the LOtC Quality Badge or any accreditation such as Tourist Board, or AALA?
We have an AALA licence.

What group sizes do you cater for?
60 students + staff

Please give information regarding room sizes and room facilities?
Student dorms have bunk beds and shared bathrooms
Staff dorms have mainly bunk beds. 2 staff dorms have an ensuite bathroom; 3 staff dorms have separate shared staff bathrooms

What is the cost of the accommodation?
We have a scale of prices based on Edubase – schools with Free School Meal %

We have Winter price discount for booking dates between 1st Nov – 28th Feb

What is your process for booking pre arranged risk assessments?
We have risk assessments for activities, buildings, grounds, vehicles, safeguarding etc.

Each group has a fire drill on arrival day. Centre Ops staff complete regular planned fire checks and a recording system is in place. The Centre has a three-yearly Fire Audit conducted by North Wales Fire Authority.

Does your Accommodation have a booking contact?
Barbara Raybould – Schools Relationship Manager

Do you have first aid on site or will the group need to bring a qualified first aider?
All Adventure Learning staff are First Aid qualified

Please list facilities available.
We have a dining room, a lounge, a conservatory, classrooms, a gift shop, staff only internet available in visiting staff lounge.

What are your disabled facilities?
We have rough terrain wheelchairs, ground floor dormitories with direct access to landscaped grounds, ramps, disabled showers and toilets

What are your opening days and hours?
We are open 7 days a week all year round and office hours Mon - Fri 9am – 5pm

Do you have any testimonials from previous schools we can include?
“Over the past ten years that I have been attending Bryntysilio with St Giles CE Primary School, I have always been impressed with the quality of staff and with the passion that they have for outdoor education, ensuring that the children leave with new interests, personal goals and achievements."

Mr M Dakin, Headteacher at St Giles RC Primary School

Age of Children / Pupils: Pre-school 5 – 7 years 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: Outdoor Residential Centres