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Front of Dolben Hall
Rear Gardens.
Spacious Lounge
Games room with pool table
Raft Building Battles
Stag Do
Hen Do
Views from Flanesford towards the River Wye
Aerial view of Dolben Hall and Open Door Adventure
Flowers in bloom
Dolben Hall is set in 25 acres of stunning grounds in the Cefn Valley
BBQ Covered Area overlooking River Elwy
Inside the BBQ Shelter
Bunk bed alcove in family suite bedroom 6 with en suite bathroom
One of the Views from Lounge
Ropes Course on Site
Moel Famau local Hill Walk
Fun in the River Elwy on Site
Quadbiking Trek through Forest, Caves & River on Site
Exterior of Alba Hostel
Quadbiking in the Grounds of Dolben Hall
House from the Bridge
Paintballing in the On-Site Forest
Room 1
Room 2
Room 4
Room 6
Room 7
Room 8
Room 9
View from hillside
Dolben Hall at night
Jacob's Ladder
Hens' Assault Course
Hens Raft Building
Stags Embark on Paintballing
Rear Gardens.
Spacious Lounge
Games room with pool table
Raft Building Battles

Dolben Hall, Open Door Adventure Ltd, St Asaph, North Wales

Sleeps 5 - 50 9 Bedrooms 50 Dining

Large activity centre with catered accommodation near Rhyl for up to 50, for outdoor adventures with family and friends

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Dolben Hall, Open Door Adventure Ltd, St Asaph, North Wales, sleeps 5 - 50 in 9 bedrooms.

Dolben Hall is a 9 bedroomed former mansion hall with excellent homely facilities. It is situated in a 25-acre forest site in the heart of the Cefn Valley, St Asaph and nestles on the banks of the River Elwy. Located just 3.5m miles inland from the main A55 route into North Wales it is easily accessible & close to beaches, castles & Snowdonia.

We offer either full board, bed & breakfast or self-catering. Our resident chef has been with us for 13 years and provides good wholesome home-made food. Many compliment his cooking. The house offers a warm comfortable lounge with open fire, 2 dining rooms, a games room & library, large well fitted kitchen and utility room, a lecture room and 9 spacious bedrooms with single and bunk beds and 5 bathrooms. There is HD Sky, DVD and video, BBQ area & patio, purpose-built outdoor fire area with seats and a stores room that contains everything you need for the activities.

In addition to the house we now have a Bell Tent Village. Tents are carpeted, heated, have lighting & electricity and all you need is a sleeping bag, pillow and towel as camp beds & mattresses are provided. Each tent has a dedicated bench & table set to sit and enjoy the views. Dogs allowed in Tents.

Dolben Hall sits within Open Door Adventure which is an Outdoor Pursuits Centre so we are able to offer 20 on-site activities to make your stay even more fun. You don’t need to leave the Centre and still have an adrenaline/fun filled holiday; alternately you can just enjoy the nature & take gentle strolls. Typical activities incl low and high ropes course with aerial runway, zip wire, forest area for bush-craft, paintball and quad treks, mountain biking, archery & rifle shooting and even have specific fields for team building and problem solving exercises. The on site River Elwy allows us to offer kayaking, canoeing, raft building and we also offer off-site white water rafting, gorge walking & coasteering.

We pride ourselves in achieving your aims but in a friendly professional way. You may arrive as clients, but you leave as friends! We are a licensed Outdoor Pursuits Centre by the Adventure Activities Licensing Services No L12508/R0600.



Yes; Wireless, Broadband Internet use.

Disabled Facilities

Telephone for details.

Dog Friendly

Ideally not, but please ask (depends on group).


We have a fully fitted out kitchen, a utility room with fridge, freezer, microwave, washing machine, tea and coffee making facilities and soft drinks.

Dining Room

Pleasant views to the river and grounds, seating for 50.

Sitting Room

A spacious lounge with HD LCD 40 inch television, DVD and video and Wii games console. We also have a games room, library and separate lecture room.

TV and Music Facilities

In the Lounge, Two Dining Rooms, A utility room with Storage cupboards, 3 Fridges, Freezer, Tea/ Coffee drinks making facilities, Washer, Microwave.

Games Room

Yes with snooker, football, Play Station and Wii games, library, plus a range of outside facilities.

Heating and Open Fires

Oil central heating in every room, open fire in lounge and games room.


9 ample sized bedrooms, to accommodate up to 50 people. The Bell Tent Village accommodates a further 48 people from May to September.


All bed linen provided with duvets and pillows (towels required). Bell Tents require you to bring sleeping bags & pillows


Four bathrooms upstairs, one bathroom downstairs with ample shower bath facilities. Outside Toilets and Shower facilities.

Children's Facilities

Yes, family holidays are very popular as there are plenty of activities for the young ones to do


Climbing/abseiling, quadbiking (over 16), paintball, canoe/kayaking/raft building, caving, archery, ropes course zip wire, assault course, bush-craft

Swimming Pool

We have facilities 3 miles away.


Ample parking for groups. Minibus accessible but coaches will need to be ferried in. Always telephone first (narrow roads).


Only outside, smoking areas provided.

Booking Information

Rental rates quoted are for exclusive use & assume grp size of 35+
For lower numbers, prices from £45 adults per night £35 children 5-12. under 5 free.
For Education and Youth Groups D of E Contact the Owner Direct.
Cleanliness/Damage deposit £500
Min of half attending to do activities

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Dolben Hall

Please contact the owner for availability dates


Open Door Adventure is ideally situated at Bont Newydd near St Asaph, North Wales 30 miles from Chester. At J27 on the A55 turn off at J27 St Asaph head for Bont Newydd.

  • You can get most major bus routes to Rhyl.
  • Rhyl, North Wales 7 miles, we provide courtesy transport to & from the station.
  • Denbigh & St Asaph, 3 miles away - good facilities; pubs, banks, supermarkets and shops.
  • Henllan Post Office and general stores I Km away
  • Denbigh or St Asaph and Henllan.
  • Manchester and Liverpool Airport are both one hour away from the centre.

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Dolben is a beautiful former mansion hall with excellent facilities & situated in a 25 acre site in the heart of the Cefn Valley at St Asaph, 1 hour to Liverpool, Manchester 3 miles from the A55 JT27.

Youth & School Trips

We are a Residential Centre for outdoor pursuits, open all year & can provide full board accommodation for 50 people with a wide range of outdoor pursuits, activities, adventure sports & team building

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