Dolben Hall, Open Door Adventure Ltd, St Asaph, North Wales for Youth and Schools

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Outdoor Centres
Large residential activity centre with catered accommodation for school and youth groups of up to 45 in north Wales

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Dolben Hall, Open Door Adventure Ltd, St Asaph, North Wales, sleeps 20-45 in 9 bedrooms.

Dolben Hall is a purpose-built 9 bedroomed mansion hall with excellent facilities - situated on a 25 acre site in the heart of the Cefn Valley and nestling on the banks of the River Elwy.

We have our own Limestone rock face and Cave, Low & High Ropes Course with aerial runway, Forest area for Paintball and Quad Treks, and specific Fields for Team Building /Problem Solving Exercises. The river gives us access to Kayak and Canoe, Raft Building and White Water Rafting.

The centre provides a wide range of Outdoor Pursuits on land and water, from climbing and abseiling to quad biking, Canoe/Kayaking, Caving, Archery, Mountain Biking, Low and High Ropes Course, Paintball Games, Leap of faith, Jacobs Ladder, Zip Wire, assault course, Team Building and problem Solving exercises and these are all on site!

Ideal for Schools, Colleges and Youth Groups, Residential Educational Multi - Activities Programmes, Team Building Courses utilizing Outdoor Pursuits as a medium to enhance Key Skills, Confidence and Personal Development.

Working together with schools and colleges we can help create a culture that is more encouraging and rewarding to work within. We help pupils and students by using outdoor activities as a medium to promote programmes that enrich and empower participants to discover themselves and home in on Key Skills.

We concentrate on effective communication, Toleration, problem solving, working with others, Delegation and team development, with a selection of tailor-made activities to bring individuals together, encouraging the Teams to communicate effectively and develop Key skills in which they benefit not only individually but also as a team.

We find the use of experiential learning (learning by doing, reflect, improve, adapt and move on.) to be of benefit to the young people attending our courses.

Key Skill Areas:

• Communication
• Working with others
• Leadership
• Caring for others
• Motivation
• Tolerance


We have a fully fitted out kitchen, a utility room with fridge, freezer, microwave, washing machine, tea and coffee making facilities and soft drinks.
Pleasant views to the river and grounds, seating for 45.
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.
Yes to all.
Yes; Wireless, Broadband Internet use.
Yes with snooker, football, Play Station and Wii games, library, plus a range of outside facilities.
Oil central heating in every room, open fire in lounge and games room.
9 ample sized bedrooms, to accommodate up to 50 people. We can also provide Camping in Two Marques with ground sheets and camping beds for 36 people.
All provided with double duvets.
Four bathrooms upstairs, one bathroom downstairs with ample shower bath facilities.
Telephone for details.
Yes, family holidays are very popular as their is plenty for the young ones to do and play in safety.
Climbing/abseiling, quad biking, paintball, canoe/kayaking/raft building, caving, archery, ropes course zip wire, Assault Course, Bush-craft- SKills.
We have facilities 3 miles away.
Ample parking for groups. 35 Seater coaches: Always telephone first (narrow roads).
Only outside, smoking areas provided.
Ideally not, but please ask (depends on group).


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 (see website).
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.

Booking Information

From £40 Adults Per Night £35 children 5-12. under 5 free.
For Education and Youth Groups Contact the Owner Direct.
Multi Activity Break Fri-Sun, Mon-Wed or Wed-Fri, 4 core activities food & Accommodation

£200 - £250.

Group discounts available,

Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Leader Rooms
Risk Assessment
Educational Focus
Presentation Aids
Outdoor Activities
Disabled Facilities

Getting here

Bont Newydd
St Asaph
LL17 0HN
United Kingdom
Ryhl, North Wales 7 miles, we provide courtesy transport to & from the station.
You can get most major bus routes to Rhyl.
Manchester and Liverpool Airport are both one hour away from the centre.

Rental Rates

Please get in touch with your group details for a quote.

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

Dave Orange

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+44 (0)1745 585 535
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Bont Newydd
St Asaph
LL17 0HN
United Kingdom