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, bantams, rabbits, 3 Pot-bellied pigs, Dylan the ferret and of…

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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 work alongside clients giving them the opportunities to experiment with different art materials and discover new techniques –…

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Day Provision

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…

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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. Yoga Every Friday afternoon by our experienced, fully qualified instructor. Junglee supports and helps all…

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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 an acre of mixed variety willow to help with drainage….

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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 can never be static.A person’s physical, emotional and social environment and subsequent needs are continually changing and evolving. At…

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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 is easy access to the studio which…

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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 also installed a Biomass…

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