Residential

Making an incredible impact on children who run away

03/12/2018

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

25/10/2018

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…

04/01/2018

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

11/01/2017

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

05/07/2016

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!

28/06/2016

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

19/04/2016

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