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Derwen Short Breaks

Open year around, apart from two weeks at Christmas

Short Breaks at Derwen offer young adults with learning difficulties and disabilities aged 18+ the opportunity to enjoy a break.

You can take part in a range of activities and trips, as well as making use of the campus facilities. Holidays can be a great opportunity to relax with friends, meet new people and explore local attractions.

 You will stay in bright, modern residences with single en-suite rooms and will have full use of a communal kitchen and lounge with TV and Wi-Fi. Meals are bespoke to your individual preferences and needs.

 Experienced care staff are on hand to provide you with support when required and ensure that you get the most out of your holiday.

 You can choose from a range of daily activities, which may include; basketball, use of the gym, football, day trips to the beach, theme parks and local attractions, shopping, cooking, bowling and cinema.

 Short Breaks are available year round apart from two weeks closure at Christmas. Costs are based on assessed individual support requirements.

 For more information, follow the link to our website.

Who to contact

Contact Name
01691 661234
Short Breaks @ Derwen

Where to go

Short Breaks Residence,
Agnes Hunt Village,
Derwen College,
Nr Oswestry,
SY11 3NB Get Directions (This link opens in a new tab)

Other Details


Service is Free
Costs are based on assessed individual support requirements. Please contact for further information.


Referral required
Referral Details

Short Breaks @ Derwen accepts referrals direct from a young person, their parent or carer, or from supporting professionals. 

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Last updated: 29 Sep 2022
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