Where you will stay

Bryntysilio offers accommodation in the house all year round and at our campsite during the summer.

Types of Accommodation

Bryntysilio provides a warm and homely welcome to all who stay here. With the log burner lit in the lounge on autumn evenings, the large gardens to explore throughout your stay, and home cooked food to enjoy in the splendid Georgian dining room, we’re sure you’ll go away with wonderful memories of your time spent at Bryntysilio!

The House

Bryntysilio house stands in ten acres of its own grounds, overlooking the River Dee. Within the grounds are extensive gardens for students to explore, a campsite, the main house, a fully equipped classroom, all the equipment required for the activities and minibuses for transporting groups to activity destinations. The main Bryntysilio building can accommodate up to 66 people in the converted manor house.

There are separate sides of the building for females and males – in the main house the girls are generally housed on the ‘Lords and Ladies’ side with views over the Horseshoe Falls on the River Dee. Whilst the boys get the ‘Servants Quarters’ overlooking the extensive Bryntysilio gardens. As different as they sound the two sides have spacious and light rooms for between 2 and 10 people with plenty of storage!  There is a staff room for visiting staff with a small kitchenette for tea and coffee linking the two sides of the house. Each side has an upstairs bathroom and there are separate bathrooms downstairs for the days when students get back after a wet activity.

In terms of shared space in the main house there is a lounge and conservatory with games such as giant jenga.  There is a drying room where personal and borrowed kit can be dryed overnight.

There is also a campsite for use between April and October by youth groups and schools. For more information please see the Camping information below.

Food and Accommodation

Bryntysilio is a splendid Victorian Villa and has very much a ‘homely’ feel as an outdoor education centre, which is great for childrens first time away from home. A warm welcome awaits you in the lounge on arrival day, with the log burner lit and staff ready to show you to your rooms and get you settled in.

The centre has capacity for 60 children plus staff. The building has benefited from some recent investment by the owners, Walsall Schools Holiday Camp Trust, which has upgraded the facilities. The sleeping accommodation is across two first floor dormitory areas, and each dormitory area has adjacent staff accommodation enabling close monitoring over night. Communal areas like the lounge, dining room and classroom are multifunctional and available for use throughout your stay. We also have a first floor lounge which overlooks the gardens for visiting staff to relax in.

The Centre’s formal garden is listed by CADW and overlooks the Horseshoe Falls along with the rest of the grounds forming part of the World Heritage site in the Dee Valley here in Denbighshire. They provide space and opportunity for evening activities and free time exploring.

We provide great quality, healthy balanced meals for hungry children and staff with good appetites after being outdoors in the fresh air taking part in activities.

All meals are included:

Comprises a choice of cereal, toast, fruit juice, yogurt, cooked course and tea or coffee.

Selection of sandwiches, cake and fruit on arrival and packed lunches for the rest of the course.

Evening meals
Includes a main course followed by dessert, fruit or yogurt.

*All Special dietary requirements are provided for – we provide a form for this to ensure we receive advance notification and everything is in place for arrival day.

The Campsite

The Bryntysilio campsite is situated at the back of the centre with views over the house to the valley below.

Sleeps up to 40

The campsite has its own vehicle and pedestrian access to make unloading easy. There are good facilities including a shower and toilet block with a washing up area and a large marquee providing a central point to the campsite for cooking and eating as well as providing shelter if the weather isn’t too good!

The campsite also has terracing, so finding flat areas to set up tents is not a problem.

The campsite is generally open for use from Spring until Autumn depending on weather conditions. The site is open for use by youth organisations or school groups and has proved an ideal base for Duke of Edinburgh expeditions.  We also have a number of tents available for use by groups if needed and arrangements for borrowing these can be made when booking onto the site.

Groups using the campsite can also have activities provided either for the duration or by the day.

Discounts can be arranged for large groups.  The classroom can be hired for a small additional charge.

Please email with your enquiries on availability and prices for campsite bookings.

Get in Touch

Please contact the centre for further information on campsite and classroom availability and costs.