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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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Connecting young people to nature

Thursday, 26th, September

Connecting to nature can help promote young people's health and wellbeing.

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Supporting young people’s wellbeing in t...

Monday, 16th, September

Top tips for mentally healthy workplaces for your early careers talent

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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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Win a summer adventure (worth £599)

As part of our #gowildforwellbeing campaign, we want to encourage as many people as possible to discover adventure this autumn. So, we're asking you to share your weekend outdoor adventures for a chance to win!

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Developing resilience in early careers talent

How do you teach your apprentices and graduates to be resilient? Our interactive workshop is for employers who are looking for inspirational ways to help their early careers talent - and it's free to attend!