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Gelliwig Outdoor Residential

Activities Centre

Welcome to our Website!

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Trustees and friends are taking part in the Charity Walk For Peace.

Sponsorship of Jeet's justgiving site on honouring his sister who died of Covid in 2021.

Geeta was an avid supporter of the charity and our effort is in recognition of the great loss the family has suffered. Please give generously by donating and clicking on the link below.

All the money will help to refurbish Gelliwig. Thank you for your support.


The front of refurbished Gelliwig house

Gelliwig Outdoor Residential Activities Centre is a self-catering accommodation for groups, ideally situated in Porthmadog, North Wales.

There are a number of places of interest in easy reach of our centre, including:

  • Snowdon for walking and climbing
  • Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railway
  • Ospreys at Pont Croesor
  • Borth y Gest and Black Rock Sands Beaches
  • Criccieth, Harlech and Caernarvon Castles and
  • Port Merion Italianate Village

Also conveniently located are supermarkets and outdoor pursuit shops ensuring groups staying in our centre are well catered for.

To all our customers and groups who book Gelliwig in Porthmadog, the house is undertaking a major refurbishment and we will not be taking any booking until further notice once COVID-19 guidance allows. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

We thank you for all your support and donations given to the Birch Thomson Memorial Fund.

To donate please visit

and help us to raise more funding to take Gelliwig to a new Level!!!

**** The Future of Gelliwig - 2020 and Beyond ****

The front of refurbished Gelliwig house
The inside refurbished Gelliwig house
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For further details please view the pages on this site or visit us on the Colton Hills School site. If you have any other queries please contact Keith Berry.