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BBC Radio 4 Charity Appeal

Clare Balding, author, broadcaster and Outward Bound alumni is presenting the BBC Radio 4 Appeal in support of our charity. Tune in to BBC Radio 4 at 07.54 or 21.25 on Sunday 16 January or 15.27 on Thursday 20 January to hear it live. To make a donation, please click the link below.

Donate to our BBC Radio 4 Appeal here

Confidence, resilience and wellbeing is needed more than ever.

We're adapting our programmes so that we can keep supporting young people when they need it most.

News and Blogs

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

Our latest news and blogs
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A new PhD study

10 January 22

Networked spaces, technological connectivity and young people at Outward Bound.

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BBC Radio 4 Appeal

6 January 22

Blog by Anita Goyal, Chair, Hemraj Goyal Foundation

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2021: our year in review

22 December 21

Reflecting on how much we have achieved together in 2021

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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.

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.

The role of the outdoors

Children and young people across the UK have had their lives turned upside down by the COVID-19 pandemic. The outdoors is vital for young people's recovery, resilience and wellbeing.

Our COVID-19 stories

We've been collecting stories from the young people we've worked with, the Outward Bound team and our wider family to see what they've been doing and how they've adapted during the COVID-19 crisis.