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.

Is wellbeing just a buzzword?


Switch on the news, look at a website, or scroll through the social media platform of your choice – it won’t be long before you come across references to wellbeing. Find Out more

Wherever you are, we are


Although Brathay Hall, in it's beautiful Lake District location, is a highlight of many corporate professional development programmes, we bring the uniqueness of Brathay programmes to wherever YOU are too - worldwide. Find Out more

What does Brathay actually do, then..?


What do you think we do..? You probably know us for primarily doing one thing, but you might be surprised by the variety of activities we're involved in...Find Out more

Brathay - building resilience, enhancing wellbeing, for 75 years


Having a sense of positive wellbeing comes partly from resilience. After almost 75 years of operation, our focus on individual and community wellbeing is perhaps more relevant today than it has been for many years. Find Out more

Embracing change and adapting fast – how we’re thriving and not just surviving


We’ve been through the same as you. We’ve also had to drop everything, change plans, grasp new technology, work remotely, constantly adapt to changes and restrictions, understand what our clients need right now, then rapidly adapt.Find Out more

Feeling under pressure? You are not alone


What you don’t need right now is a ‘Product’, or a ‘Solution’. What you need is some help – someone who understands the enormous pressures you and your organisation are under. We do.Find Out more

Back? We’ve never been away…


When we announced, back in March, that we were temporarily closing all our offices, it was easy to assume that meant we were shutting down. Quite the opposite...Find Out more

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