The Barn Outdoor Pursuits Association

Woodlands Centre

Low cost, self catering accommodation in Betws-y-Coed

Guest book

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Great to be back – Alan as fantastic as ever – Hope you had a great birthday – See you next year!!
Dragon Bashers. 05/09/2010
A great weekend – thanks for the weather!
1st Watchfield and Shrivenham Scouts. 1st King Alfred Scouts. 06/04/2010
not as good as last year but still good place is looking good alan thanks 4 your hard work see you soon.
South Cheshire College FEAT Gp Crewe.
As a Teaching Assistant and helping out Mr Edlington and Mr Holyheads annual Residential for ‘Year 7s’ its been fantastic! What a wonderful ‘bunch’ of students to come away with. Very helpful, Very pleasant, and most of all Brilliant Sleepers. Done a lot, ie. Walking, skiing, shopping, Beach, Swimming. Its sad to go home but the memories live on. Well done to this Bunch of Year 7s its been a pleasure to help out and have fun!!! We will be back! Thanks Alan…Brilliant x
Holyhead School Handsworth Birmingham. 18.06.2010
Another fantastic weekend here, made to be comfortable by your greatest asset here – Alan Thank you for all you have done over the years for us So many memories and stories we hold together. We will always keep in touch and hope to visit you again without the name Thanks Alan
St. Peters Church Lads’ and Girls’ Brigade, Hednesford. 20.06.2010
Again another excellent year. The kids and staff loved it. Thank you
Alleyne’s High School – Staffordshire. 09.07.2010
The children described the hostel as: tidy when they arrived – almost, when they left!! Magnificent, perfect showers, marvellous, gorgeous, exotic views, beautiful, brilliant (a bit wet!!) and fantastic! Thanks again
St. Augustine’s CE Primary. 18.07.2010
Another amazing week doing wicked activities with some of the VERY BEST cadets and staff in the MET!
Merton Police Cadets – VW. 1.08.2010
A stark contrast to the previous group
Wandsworth Police Cadets. 21.08.2010
Boys had a great time swimming in the river. Did some great walks. Thanks again to Alan for everything – hope to see you next year.
Westpoint Hammers JFC. 31.08.2010
We have made history…..NO LES EDLINGTON. We've been “ducks” for a week, but had a fab time. Students have enjoyed the week to the full. Skiing, Rope Works, walking and especially the Beach in “RAIN”. We will be back because its such a fab place and Alan is fab!
Holyhead Comprehensive School, Handsworth Birmingham. 17.09.2010
We have bared the windows and doors but they have started to come through the floor HELP All is good thanks a lot We have had an amazing weekend thanks for having us P.S. SPIDERS
All Saints Youth Club. 19.10.2010
Thank you, we had a lovely time. The facilities were great and the scenery perfect!
G.W.P.A.H.S. 03.04.2011
Brilliant weather, great time, everyone enjoyed the weekend, the walks, and the river.
Beech Family & Friends, Staffordshire. 02.05.2011
A fabulous week.
King David Primary Manchester. 06.05.2011
The scouts enjoyed two fantastic days of hill walking in Snowdonia. The centre was great as always – Many thanks.
1st Wakefield and Shrivenham Scouts. 1st King Alfred Scouts. 05.06.2011
Tis all good hot all day was wet on Wed but all students happy staff as well LOL See you soon.
South Cheshire College. 15.06.2011
It’s been another fantastic week. Year 7 have really enjoyed themselves. They have experienced coastal walking, skiing, Beach and especially the SAILING!! The very sad thing about this residential is that it was Mr Edlington’s last one. We will miss him loads, it will never be the same again…..Good luck!! Thank you once again for the brilliant “house”. See you again Alan. Pam Davies, Alan Smith, Very sad Mr Edlington and 19 “lovely” Year 7s! xxx
Holyhead Comprehensive School Birmingham. 08.07.2011
Another great weekend for us and certainly not spoilt by the weather. The kids enjoyed the showers!! (hot showers – not rain showers) See you again next year.
St. Augustine’s CE Primary, Salford
Amazing week, with some fab cadets, great activities and brilliant weather. This place hasn’t changed since 1983, when I came as a cadet!
Merton Police Cadets (Met). 29.07.2011
Despite the riots we made it through the week!! and had a good week with the staff thank you Alan
Wandsworth Police Cadets (Met). 13.08.2011
Everyone of the cadets enjoyed their stay.
Lucy Ford, Hastings. 27.08.2011
Had a great 3 days. Xx
Merthatidvil. 29.08.2011
Enjoyed it very much.
Karl, Staffordshire. 29.08.2011
Had a wonderful time - a rest and comfy beds! and very clean thank you I hope success will be there for you as you have worked for this. Hope to be back soon.
Judy & Bob Bicknor. 29.08.2011
Of course I had the worst bed EVER!!! (A hammock bed) All the same very warm, clean cosy. Brilliant. X
Tracy, Telford. 30.08.2011
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