“The only shame was that we couldn’t stay longer!”


Young people from Liverpool and Manchester training for careers in accountancy and financial services with the Leadership through Sport and Business Foundation spent the weekend at Brathay developing some key teamwork skills.Find Out more

Brathay Explore are off to Bonnie Scotland


Would you like to take part in an inspirational, life-changing expedition to Scotland? Join us on our next outdoor adventure, boldly crossing the borders to explore the Great Glen.Find Out more

Making an incredible impact on children who run away


For the last two years we have worked with young people (aged 11 to 17) who go missing from home in the Oldham area. Find Out more

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

What makes a #BrilliantResidential – bottling fairy dust…


What makes a residential so special? Our Research Operations Manager, Helen, takes a look and explains how we promote wellbeing though our residential programmes.Find Out more

Why outdoor activity beats screen time every time


How do we change a culture that has seen young people want to spend more time inside and how can we help them access the outdoors as well as encourage families to engage together?Find Out more

Developing character and friendship through sport


Dave Harvey ponders 'Character', and how residentials, like those we provide, create the perfect conditions to learn lifelong lessons and achieve friendship through sport.Find Out more

Family adventures: Three generations at Low Bank Ground!


Three generations of a family were at our Low Bank Ground centre this week. Managed by us on behalf of Wigan Council, Low Bank Ground and Hinning House have seen over 70,000 young people and adults enjoy a residential experience in the Lake District during the past 30 years. Dave Harvey caught up with our inter-generational visitors.Find Out more

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?Find Out more