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?

16/12/2020

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

11/11/2020

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..?

02/11/2020

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

16/10/2020

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

15/10/2020

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

09/10/2020

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…

02/10/2020

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

08/06/2020

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

18/03/2020

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!

27/02/2020

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