Valleys Kids is the proud owner of Little Bryn Gwyn: our little piece of paradise on the Gower. The small cottage is located right in the heart of the Gower, making it the perfect place to explore the world-famous scenery and beaches.
The memorable experiences gained at LBG offer huge benefits for our young people by helping them to develop their self-esteem, confidence and communication skills. As one of our Youth Workers put it “You can do more effective youth work in one weekend at Little Bryn Gwyn, than in a whole six months in youth club”. It also offers respite space for families who may never have the chance to have a holiday.
Groups from the Valleys Kids projects visit Little Bryn Gwyn throughout the year and participate a wide range of activities including coastal walks, camping, orienteering, bike rides, team building and bush craft sessions. They also learn about the local ecology and participate in helping to develop and improve the 6 acres of land that surround the cottage.
Seeking Funding to realise the Dream
Work is well underway, having secured planning permission to transform the 2 up 2 down cottage into a sustainable 30 bed, Flagship Eco-Learning Centre for residential programmes, outdoor learning and environmental education at Little Bryn Gwyn. We are delighted to have won the People’s Postcode Lottery Dreamfund to begin the build process and so far we’ve raised over £1 million. We’re currently seeking funds to complete it, so we can extend the benefits to even more children and families.
To find out more about our plans, or if you are a like-minded organization interested in visiting Little Bryn Gwyn, please contact our Environmental Officer Ben Greenaway: firstname.lastname@example.org
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