Short Breaks at Derwen

Short Breaks, OSWESTRY


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


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.


For more information, follow the link to the website:

    This service covers the following area(s):

  • Scarborough
  • Selby
  • Northallerton
  • Harrogate
  • Upper Dales
  • Skipton
  • Malton
  • Ripon
  • Whitby
  • Knaresborough
  • Catterick Garrison

Some services may only be suitable to a specific age range or to those who meet specific criteria. The following eligibility criteria applies to this service:


  • No restrictions apply


  • 17-25
  • 25-64


  • No restrictions apply

The following facilities and adaptations are available:


  • On-Site Parking
  • Blue Badge/Accessible Parking Bays
  • Accessible Accommodation
  • Level Access and Automatic Doors (or No Doors)

Toilets and changing

  • Accessible Toilet
  • Ambulant Toilet
  • Accessible Shower
  • Short Breaks Derwen College
  • Short Breaks
    SY11 3NB
  • 01691 661234
  • Email
  • Website

Last updated: 30/01/2020