The local area

Nestled in the Denbighshire hillsides, Coleg-y-Groes offers a tranquil setting great for families, adventurers or just a gentle stroll in the Welsh countryside.

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Grab your walking boots for the rewarding ascent of Snowdon's winding trails to the peak for panoramic views of North Wales and its coastline, or enjoy a host of premier activities and attractions.

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Flowing through Corwen is the River Dee, famed locally as a fantastic fishing location and is widely used for whitewater kayaking, canoeing and rafting.

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Situated on the River Dee, within the Berwyn Mountains, Corwen is an ideal location from where to relax, yet close enough to some fantastic days trips and activities including visits to Llangollen and the Snowdonia National Park.

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The coastline of North Wales is littered with sprawling seaside resorts, quaint fishing villages and geological features. For generations it has been one of the most popular holiday destinations in the UK.

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What's available at Coleg-y-Groes

We have a host of on site amenities to make your stay pleasant and enjoyable.

  • Cottages recently renovated throughout
  • High speed WiFi
  • On-site private parking
  • Original features running through the cottages
  • Slate fireplace with woodburners
  • Kitchen with installed Aga/Everhot cooker
  • Kitchens with dishwashers
  • Mature gardens
  • Outdoor dining areas
  • Linens and towels provided
  • Fully equipped bath/shower room
  • Power showers installed
  • Bicycle storage available
  • Games room with day activities and board games (from Sept 18)
  • Shared washing machine and boot room
  • BBQ-ing facilities
  • Smart TV and DAB radio
  • Child and family friendly

Upcoming Events

See what's happening around Coleg-y-Groes

Local activities

  • Watersports
  • Outdoor instructing
  • Rock climbing
  • Canyoning
  • Zip World Adventure Park
  • Land Rover tours
  • Quadbiking
  • Cycling tours/hire

Day trips

  • Vast array of walking routes
  • Fishing on the River Dee
  • Wildlife watching
  • Segway treks
  • Ride the Llangollen Steam Train
  • Horseback riding
  • Coastal safari boat trip
  • Narrow boating

Tasty Places

  • Abul's Spice (Indian - award winning)
  • Old Wives Tales (Portuguese)
  • Parry's Plaice (Fish and Chips)
  • Bison Grill (British)
  • Tyddyn Llan (Welsh/British - 1 Michelin star)
  • PalĂ© Hall (Welsh/British)
  • Corn Mill (British pub)
  • Ty Gwyn (Welsh/British)