Colomendy - Kingswood School Trips
A breath-taking adventure park nestled in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in North Wales. With an on-site watersports lake, and woodland adventure activities Colomendy is the perfect environment for young people to explore the great outdoors.
Set within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a Site of Special Scientific Interest in beautiful woodland with views of Moel Famau. Just off the A55, only an hour away from Liverpool.
Colomendy is a 130 acre site, packed full of adventure activities which are integrated into the stunning woodland, including a high ropes course woven amongst the trees, and an exceptionally realistic caving system built into a natural rock seam. There are plenty of opportunities to venture off-centre to Loggerheads Country Park which is just opposite.
Colomendy is ideally suited to older primary and secondary students and offers a range of personal development/ citizenship programmes to help students grow individually and as a team. It's idyllic setting makes this centre ideal for Geography and Bushcraft programmes which can be tailored to your curriculum.
Why are Kingswood great for School Trips and Educational Visits?
Every Kingswood centre offers a range of residential programmes and day trips. Your programme will be tailored to suit your needs; begin by choosing a programme such as Transition and Team Building or Wild Adventurer, which will act as a theme for your visit, then choose your desired learning outcomes and activity categories and Kingswood will design a programme for you.
Kingswood is one of the leading providers of the residential phase of the NCS (National Citizen Service) Programme, welcoming around 15,000 young people every year to complete the residential element of the programme. The NCS programme helps 15-17 year olds build skills for work and life through a series of exhilarating challenges.
What activities are available during group visits?
Over 40 activities including:
What size groups do you cater for?
Kingswood cater for small, medium and large groups and even offer full site hire. There is no minimum group size. Groups can stay in 4-16 bed dorms with accessible accommodation available or Adventure Lodges sleeping 11-19.
Do you offer on-site classroom facilities?
Classrooms and computer labs available
Is there first aid on site?
All Kingswood staff go through health and safety training and there are first aiders on site at all times.
Do you offer access for visitors with disabilities?
Kingswood endeavour to make centres accessible to as many young people as possible. Experience has taught us that the best way to understand the extent, and limitations, of the provision centres offer, is for party leaders to visit the centre itself and discuss the requirements with the management team on site.
Do you cater for visitors with Special Educational Needs (SEN)?
Kingswood’s provisions for young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities including learning difficulties, hearing, visual or mobility impairment and behavioural issues can be found on the SEND page of their website along with risk assessments for SEND. However, Kingswood encourage party leaders to contact the management team to arrange SEND provisions.
- Programme tailored to suit your learning outcomes
- Online programme builder tool to help you plan a custom visit
- Free ‘Making the most of your residential’ guide
- Online trip planner to easily manage bookings
- First aiders and NSPCC trained Child Safety Officer on site
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