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Short breaks for young adults
Short Breaks, Derwen College, Gobowen, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 3NB

Contact phone

0169 177 9243

Contact email



From 18 to 25 years old

Opening times

Short Breaks are available year round apart from two weeks closure at Christmas.

Cost details

Based on assessed individual support requirements


Short Breaks at Derwen offer young adults with learning difficulties and disabilities aged between 18 and 25 years old the opportunity to enjoy a break at Derwen.

You can take part in a range of activities and trips:

  • basketball
  • use of the gym
  • football
  • day trips to the beach
  • theme parks
  • local attractions
  • shopping
  • cooking
  • bowling
  • cinema

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.

Updated: 11/12/2023