Brathay Blog

Catch up on what the Brathay team are up to, and their thoughts on a range of subjects relating to our work with children and young people, our research activities and fundraising.

How Brathay helped me to live life to the fullest


David Sherrington looks back fondly on his time on a programme at Brathay Hall in 1957, and how it has helped shape his life since.Find Out more

Good things come in threes


We've been delighted to provide weekend residentials for young people from Barnardos taking part in their Triangles programme.Find Out more

Take the sunrise with you!


Our archivist Maurice Dybeck reflects on the fact that there's much to reflect on when visiting beautiful Brathay!Find Out more

Pupils in Cumbria have passport to a brighter future


​We've been working with Walney School in Cumbria to help make pupils more resilient and better prepared for the world of work. Find Out more

10 tips for escaping the January Blues


It's the most depressing month of the year, but there are ways to keep the January blues at bay!Find Out more

Brathay and climate change - part three!


The final part of our 3-part series of short articles about Brathay Exploration Group and the work they did to help us understand climate change.Find Out more

I'd do it all over again!


Ellie Hodgson joined one of our 12-week Prince’s Trust Programmes without knowing what to expect. She speaks openly and honestly about her experience.Find Out more

Making it count


Researchers at Cumbria University have studied data supplied by us to assess the impact that residential experiences have on children's progress and attainment.Find Out more

It’s the little things that matter


The Operations Manager of our busy Bradford centre gives an insight into the extraordinary lengths our key workers are prepared to go when supporting young people at critical times in their lives.Find Out more

Today’s Youth, Tomorrow’s Future


Our Chief Executive reports on sixth-form students in Cumbria who are urging employers and academics to do more to improve mental health and well-being in young people.Find Out more