Loggerheads, Near Mold, Denbighshire, CH7 5LB
Stand at the top of our giant zipwire, gaze at the breathtaking scenery and and leap into the valley below...
Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Set within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a Site of Special Scientific Interest in beautiful woodland with views of Moel Famau.
Activities integrated into the stunning woodland, including a high ropes course woven amongst the trees.
Purpose built watersports lake for raft building, kayaking and canoeing
Colomendy is perfect for schools and groups looking for an immersive outdoor adventure. This 130 acre site is set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a Site of Special Scientific Interest. Deep in the valley surrounded by scenic hills and woodland, brimming with wildlife and with views of Moel Famau.
Loggerheads Country Park is opposite the centre and there are plenty of opportunities to venture off-centre to explore the hills and woodland.
In preparation for your visit, here is some useful information for you pre-arrival. Click here to find our Learning Outside the Classroom quality badge details, risk assessments, Insurance and trip launch information including details for parents.
Bookings at our Colomendy centre are contracted with Kingswood Colomendy Limited. All other centre bookings are contracted with Kingswood Learning and Leisure Group Limited.
Outdoors: Activities integrated into the stunning woodland, including three huge climbing and abseiling towers, high and low rope activities, a 3G swing, a 200 metre giant zipwire, and an exceptionally realistic caving system built into a natural rock seam
Indoors: Spacious sports hall for team games, fencing and recreational activities
Watersports: Purpose built watersports lake for raft building, kayaking and canoeing
- Gift shop: Our on-site shops sell snacks and drinks, as well as postcards, souvenirs, games and mementos
Other facilities: Diner, chill out areas, party leader lounges and classroom spaces
Security: the centre site is fully secure with boundary fencing, security gates and CCTV
- Please note we have limited to no mobile access in most areas across the site, but we have landlines available for use in our reception area
The centre is outstanding. It caters for the needs of all of our students, gives them skills for life, builds confidence, enhances leadership skills and gives them an experience that they will remember for the rest of their lives.
Colomendy has standard dormitory style accommodation. Rooms range from 4 to 16 bed dormitories, with gender-separated bathroom and shower facilities and party leader rooms close by. Adventure Lodges are also available for the ultimate adventure experience. Sheets, duvets and pillows are provided for all guests.
Our Adventure Lodges are the highest quality safari tents, providing a comfortable and secure base for your group throughout your stay. The lodges sites offer a close community feel with campfire areas, perfect for team bonding in the evening.
Bespoke branded timber furniture and the same high quality bedding that we have in our residential accommodation, complete with pillows and duvets
A solid timber floor base, plus an undercover veranda area outside the entrance
A central space for downtime
Mains power supplied to each Lodge for charging phones and electrical accessories, etc.
Lodges for Party Leaders include kitchenettes with tea and coffee making facilities and small fridge for refreshments and storing medicines
Dedicated toilets and shower areas at a ratio of one shower per 10 young people, plus separate facilities for Party Leaders.
To fuel young guests during a long day of thrilling adventure activities, we serve three meals per day, with lots of choice and seasonal variations. Each day there is a carefully balanced and nutritional meal plan, recently updated to meet and exceed the latest Government standards on young people's meals.Click here to see a sample menu
Party leader facilities
Our recently refreshed party leader bedrooms are complete with furnishings, tea and coffee making facilities and a radio-alarm.
Colomendy has a large party leader lounge, equipped with internet enabled computers, hot drink making facilities and comfy sofas to warm up after a chilly day in the woods and enjoy the beautiful view of Moel Famau in the distance and the surrounding area. Group leaders also have the opportunity to join a local art group on Thursday mornings to test their painting or drawing skills in our meeting room.
In the air
Location & Travel
Set in the beautiful countryside of North Wales just off the A55, and just an hour away from Liverpool.
Kingswood - Colomendy Loggerheads, Near Mold, Denbighshire, CH7 5LB
Key travel times by road:
Chester: 30 min
Manchester: 1h 15min
Bristol: 3h 15min
Cardiff: 3h 45min