go wild for wellbeing

You're more than you think.

Welcome to Outward Bound. We are an educational charity that helps young people to defy limitations through learning and adventures in the wild. We challenge young people to never give up, to change their perspective and to learn the most important lesson: to believe in themselves.

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Each Outward Bound course is unique

Our instructors are highly qualified and experienced to create adventures that have impact. Supporting each individual to build on their strengths.

Our Blog

Find out what’s happening in our world, read The Outward Bound Trust’s latest blog posts and news stories.

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Welcome to the world of work

Wednesday, 04th, September

Support them to transition into their new role and look after their wellbeing

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Education for Wellbeing: Innovating scho...

Wednesday, 04th, September

School are trialing approaches to supporting young people’s mental health.

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Social prescribing: do we really need th...

Wednesday, 04th, September

Social prescribing - what is it and how does it work?

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Our long-standing reputation for safety is one of the most frequently stated reasons for using The Outward Bound Trust. We are referenced in our sector as the most experienced in our field. We pride ourselves on this and take our responsibilities seriously.

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Our centres

We have six UK residential centres all in areas of outstanding natural beauty. Their location in some of the UK's wildest places is an essential part of us being able to deliver courses with a difference.

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Are you a teacher, employer or training provider? Join us on 22-23 November to find out how the power of learning in the wilderness can nurture young people's mental health and wellbeing.

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Less Netflix. More sunsets.

From kids that scroll through their phones daydreaming of adventures to stressed out teens who worry about their grades, our typical participant has one thing in common - they're all capable of more than they think.

Five reasons to go Outward Bound this Summer