Benefits of being a BEG member

On 1 November all former BET members became members of the Brathay Exploration Group (BEG). See below for information about benefits available to BEG members.Read more

Foula - 60 Years and counting

This year Brathay is celebrating 70 years of transforming the lives of young people. It also marks another unique anniversary; 2016 brings with it 60 years of association between the Brathay Exploration Group (now called Brathay Explore) and the remote island of Foula in the Shetland Islands.Read more

Brathay 262 Event Information

10 cyclists will lap a total of 10 times, covering approx. 262 miles. A Sunday bike ride it may not be, but 12 brave riders will take undertake this challenge on Friday 9th September 2016.Read more

Our Support to Brathay Programmes

Our research supports Brathay's programmes, ensuring design is based on quality evidence, has a logical theory of change outlining how we support people in their current context to achieve outcomes contributing to positive futures and has a continually developing and robust evidence of impact.Read more

Aspiring Leaders Programme

The Aspiring Leaders Programme (ALP) is a pioneering leadership development programme run by Brathay Trust and the University of Cumbria (UoC). It takes an innovative approach to learning by combining formal academic teaching with experiential learning and personal development.Read more

Impact Report

Our Impact Report celebrates our anniversary, and highlights how Brathay continues to transform the lives of children and young people after 70 years.Read more

Why Choose Residential?

Our residential programmes in the Lake District offer powerful learning experiences in inspiring locations. We use outdoor activities and creative approaches to enable a wide range of outcomes to be achieved.Read more

Corporate Venue Hire

Brathay Hall is the Ambleside base of Brathay Trust and when the site is not in full use for our development programmes, we are able to offer corporate venue hire of our excellent facilities for special events or conferences.Read more

Our Location

The impressive Brathay Hall is set in 360 acres of mature woodland and rolling pasture, in an enviable location at the head of Windermere. We are located just a 15 minute walk from Ambleside, with it's great selection of shops, restaurants and traditional pubs, whilst the more adventurous can enjoy the hills and fells around us.Read more

Training and Practice Development

We use our research experience to inform training and practice development. We combine knowledge of current practice with up to date literature, legislation and policy to provide a holistic training model. This is always experiential so participants can apply it to their own context and reflect and develop their practice.Read more