Because young people need to be successful and confident

Championing Life-long Learning & Employability

We champion life-long learning & employability by working with schools and colleges supporting young people as they grow, develop, learn and achieve. We also support young people and families, helping them with any barriers they may face as they find a path into education, training or work.


Author: CYP Login

Transforming Young Lives

By giving to the Transforming Young Lives appeal you‘ll invest in the futures of vulnerable young people and give us the flexibility to use your donation where it’s needed most.


Author: Ali Young

Target amount: £100,000.00

Amount raised: £49,849.09


People & Organisation Development

Our People & Organisation Development team are here to help you exceed your goals by inspiring your people, whatever your current challenges. Throughout your organisation, from the Boardroom right through to your new apprentices or graduates we can help you in engaging your employees, building resilience and key skills in your workforce and helping you transform your business.


Author: People & Organisation Development Team

Broadening horizons with outdoor education

Brathay's Dave Harvey reflects on the the role outdoor education has in broadening horizons and increasing the life chances of children. How can stepping outside their comfort zone and into the "outdoor classroom" help young people gain confidence and increase self-belief?


Author: CYP Login

Jade's story

Our latest video features an interview with Jade, who explains how Brathay gave her support when she needed it most, and why she now "gives back". Follow her journey from her first experience on a Taster Day, volunteering to work with young people on the NCS programme run by Brathay, to becoming a Lead Worker on projects in Bradford.


Author: Peter Grenville

Supporting Social Action

We support social action through our work with young people and families, helping them to identify the services they need to improve their lives and bring their communities together, and supporting them as they actively participate in their local area through volunteering and other roles.


Author: CYP Login


There are lots of easy ways you can raise money to support our work!

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  • Leading Wellbeing in Rural Contexts

    Organised jointly by Brathay Trust and University of Cumbria, this one-day conference turns the spotlight on the unique challenges presented in supporting wellbeing in an environment where providers are professionally isolated. We will be discussing the requirement for public, private and third sector individuals and volunteers to establish different ways of working, as well as providing a forum for exploring responses and opportunities. Read more

  • 70th Anniversary Ball

    A magical night out to brighten up autumn. Brathay’s Anniversary Ball is coming soon… Read more

  • Brathay Cycling

    Save the Date for a Bigger and Better Brathay Belter, Breeze and Brutal. Read more