Drym Valley Centre

Drym Valley Centre is a unique rural activity resource. Set in an exceptionally beautiful and secluded part of West Cornwall.

The centre provides the opportunity for adults with additional needs to enjoy a lively and beneficial rural experience. It is a small, caring centre run by an experienced and dedicated team who offer top level supervision and care.

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Sustainability and Conservation

4 years ago in the main yard, we installed 2 x 16 unit photo voltaic solar panels. These sit subtly on the roof of the pottery. One unit serving the house and the other serving the Centre. They harness the sun's power and convert it to electricity. In early 2015, we...

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Arts and Crafts

At Drym we believe that all people are creative given a supportive environment and that creative expression fosters personal growth. Drym provides two colorful social art rooms and pottery which are facilitated by experienced art workers. We...

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Pottery

The pottery at Drym is in its own building – a converted barn beside the geese and chickens. Our fully equiped ceramic studio with two potters wheels, one manual and one electric. We have a small kiln and a variety of clays, moulds, and pottery reference books. There...

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Horticulture and Gardens

Drym Valley Centre is surrounded by a 25 acre grassland valley. Available for walks, arts & crafts projects and conservation work. Ten years ago we planted out 400 indigenous trees on the lower slopes, leading down to the stream at the bottom where you will find...

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Health and Wellbeing

An integral part of life is feeling well and being happy. To compliment the wide variety of creative and practical activities at Drym Valley, we offer yoga, relaxation and meditation, football coaching, cycling, walking, swimming, camping, sports sessions and dance....

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Independent Living skills

Independent living means the ability to examine alternatives and make informed decisions and direct one owns life. This ability requires the availability of information, financial resources and peer group support systems. Independent living is a dynamic process, it...

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Animal Care

Drym Valley is a farm diversification  project,so our rural setting lends itself to informal animal care. We have a small suckler herd or 40 cattle plus the bull. Our ewes produced 6 lambs this year so the flock increases slowly. We have chickens, ducks, geese,...

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Respite Accommodation

Holidays are available throughout the year. Clients can be collected from local train or coach stations if required. The aim is to offer clients a 'retreat' atmosphere encouraging individuality and creativity as well as the availability of group work, team games,...

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