Rydal Penrhos School

Where we are

Rydal Penrhos School is located in the coastal town of Colwyn Bay in the county of Conwy, North Wales.

The school is 75 minutes drive from Manchester and Liverpool airports, which are accessed easily by the A55 road. There is a direct rail link between Colwyn Bay and London Euston, and a good rail service to Holyhead for ferries to and from Ireland. There are school bus routes from as far west as Anglesey, down the Conwy and Clwyd valleys, and as far east as Northop. Bus routes are planned according to demand and location of pupils: for more information click here

Colwyn Bay lies in an area that is rich in culture and history and enjoys a spectacular setting between the mountains of the Snowdonia National Park and the Irish Sea. Castles, crags, beaches and cities such as Chester, Liverpool and Manchester are on our doorstep, and we make the most of our surroundings to enrich the educational experience of all our pupils.

Our extra-curricular programme puts great emphasis on working in teams, whether on the water or up the mountains, and is designed to broaden our pupils’ horizons and give them the chance to discover themselves through new interests, to make firm friends and to appreciate the environment in which they find themselves.

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Site information

Rydal Penrhos School
Pwllycrochan Avenue
Colwyn Bay
LL29 7BT

Tel: +44 (0)1492 530 155 (Senior)
Tel: +44 (0)1492 530 381 (Prep)
Fax: +44 (0)1492 531 872

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