Alumni Stories

Your Outward Bound Stories

Each story is an adventure worth reading.

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Alex McCallum - Ullswater, The Lake District, 1973

5 October 21

I had joined the Army as a Junior Leader in the January. Being based at the time...

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Michael Lowe - Eskdale, The Lake District, 1956

4 October 21

In 1956 I was a 3rd year apprentice at Leyland Motors Ltd. in Lancashire, when o...

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Alexander - R Himsley - Aberdovey, Wales, 1962

24 September 21

COURSE 217 - 24th February to 22nd March 1962 And so, after a very lengthy train...

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Mark Walker - Eskdale, The Lake District, 1980

27 August 21

Many stories to tell but first I can remember signing a book in which when we le...

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Stephen Caldicott - Moray Sea School, Burghead Scotland, 1949

21 July 21

2nd photo. Remember, I'm talking about my father, not me.

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Stephen Caldicott - Moray Sea School, Burghead Scotland, 1949

21 July 21

I was interested to read Neil Wilson’s account of attending the 2nd Course at th...

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Sam Harling - Eskdale, The Lake District, 1994

29 June 21

Outward Bound Eskdale was an incredible experience for me. It helped me build c...

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Michael Coghlan - Eskdale, The Lake District, 1966

18 May 21

An Unforgetable Experience. I had never seen a dead body, nor for that matter a ...

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malcolm braganza - Ullswater, The Lake District, 1990

29 April 21

Whilst just clearing old file folders from 1990 (as we prepare for our onward ho...

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