Alumni Stories

Your Outward Bound Stories

Each story is an adventure worth reading.

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  • Add some 'keywords', this may be a centre name or fellow participant
  • Then select a date range and press search.

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Martin Bennett - Aberdovey, Wales, 1964

25 January 21

It was Saturday 29th February 1964 when I set off from Paddington Station on the...

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Graham Tobinson - Aberdovey, Wales, 1964

20 January 21

Selected from my school to attend Aberdovey Outward Bound Seaschool as they knew...

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Peter Hill - Eskdale, The Lake District, 1975

17 January 21

I was at Eskdale during April to May 75, sent there as a police cadet by my forc...

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Angela Lambert - Other Outward Bound Centre, 1959

12 January 21

My OB course was at Capel Curig November / December 1959 .. I think! It was a mo...

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Andy O'Brien - Eskdale, The Lake District, 1979

18 December 20

My motivation to leave my story was the recent discovery of my badge, log book a...

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Gary Benson - Eskdale, The Lake District, 1991

13 December 20

My course was EYE 3 in July 1991. I was sent on my course via the outdoor educat...

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John Harding - Devon on Ashburton, 1966

22 October 20

A month on Dartmoor for January was an awakening. I was used to camping and walk...

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Geoffrey Sorsby - Eskdale, The Lake District, 1958

18 October 20

I’m 80 years old and recently found my OBS badge which spurred me to write about...

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Andrew McCall - Moray Sea School, Burghead Scotland, 1961

17 September 20

My husband, Andrew William McCall attended the Moray Sea School Outward Bound Co...

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