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.

5 great things about a Brathay residential


We take a look at 5 things we think are great about our Lake District residential programmes, from being in the great outdoors to learning something new about you.Find Out more

Brathay staff from the 1960s remember their time with us


Gwyn and Chris both worked for us back in the 1960s. After 50+ years they returned to Brathay Hall to see how things have changed and take a trip down memory lane.Find Out more

Behind the scenes at Brathay - our new CYP business development team


We have a new look Children and Young People Business Development team here at Brathay and they're excited to work with you!Find Out more

Becoming a Trustee


Guest writer, Joanna Coleman, tells us about her experience with us through the Aspiring Leaders Programme and why this led her to becoming a trustee for us.Find Out more

What wellbeing means to me


Guest writer Dr Rebecca Robinson, Consultant in Sports and Exercise Medicine, explains what wellbeing means to her and how it helps in her work with patients.Find Out more

Fun, growth, challenge and excitement - why Brathay is a special place


Guest writer Paul Johnson, a Brathay Trustee, shares a poignant moment he witnessed while shadowing one of our programmes back in February.Find Out more

Memories from 1949


Maurice, our archivist, shares a letter that was sent to one of our Youth Managers back in 2002, which shares memories from 1949.Find Out more

Walking for Wellbeing


Guest writer Beth Pipe, outdoor writer, blogger and founder of Walk One Stop, explains why walking is so good for general wellbeing.Find Out more

Why Love Brathay?


Our Chief Executive, Godfrey Owen, takes a moment to explain more about Love Brathay and why we set up our new membership scheme.Find Out more

From desk to deck, RowRunner challenges local businesses


Local solicitors, Temple Heelis, rowed, ran and raised money through oarsome RowRunner event. In this guest blog Richard Moore, from Temple Heelis, shares his thoughts on their epic challenge.Find Out more