The school is located in the town of Ruthin, situated in the north of Wales, in the region called the Borderlands, renowned for its history and landscapes that are rich in flora and fauna. Ruthin is a small and peaceful town of 6000 inhabitants, just 55 km from Liverpool, 100km from Manchester and 150 km from Birmingham. The origins of the town go back to XIII century, of their many emblematic buildings Ruthin Castle is a majestic fortress constructed under the orders of Edward I between 1277 and 1284, it takes the form of two buildings and five towers.
Ruthin School has a friendly atmosphere, situated in the outskirts of the city. It is located in the magnificent setting of the Valley of Clwyd. This region is famous for its natural beauty and for its benign and healthy climate. Ruthin School has a long, historical tradition dating back to 1284 although it was 1574 when it converted definitively into a centre for academic excellence. In 1984 Ruthin celebrated the 700th anniversary and had the honour to receive and entertain Queen Elizabeth II. The building has many well equipped classrooms, TV room, computer room, exterior sporting grounds such as rugby, football pitches, indoor facilities such as a gymnasium, indoor football pitch, volleyball and basketball courts.
At Ruthin School the students will have full board: breakfast, lunch and dinner. The building has single, double or multiple bedrooms with a capacity of 3 to 6 students and shared bathrooms.
Activities and half day excursions
Ruthin Craft Centre / Art Trail
A fantastic way to see the city of Ruthin. Starting at the Ruthin Craft Centre, the Art trail has lots to find and see in a hunt to find the little quirky objects and monuments around the town. Lots of fun and interesting things to see along with the stunning craft centre itself.
Visit one of the beautiful beaches locations of Wales. Colwyn Bay has plenty to do with the beach, the famous Welsh Mountain Zoo and lovely shopping areas.
The largest town in the North of Wales, situated between the Welsh mountains and the lower Dee Valley. A town with a lot of history and many attractions to see like the stunning Roman ruins. There is plenty to do with nice shopping areas.