Alumni Stories

Your Outward Bound Stories

Each story is an adventure worth reading.

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Gordon Campbell - Aberdovey, Wales, 1963

19 August 19

I was selected as apprentice of the year by the Western Region of British Railwa...

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Geoff Lee - Moray Sea School, Burghead Scotland, 1974

13 August 19

It must have been 1974 when I travelled from Kettering all the way to Elgin by t...

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Nicola Wootton - Aberdovey, Wales, 1978

7 July 19

I attended in 1978 after winning a essay competition in our local paper.At the t...

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Stephen Slapper - Eskdale, The Lake District, 1975

4 July 19

Hi was invited by my Company to attend Eskdale in April 1975 at the age of 18 an...

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Malcolm Wood - Eskdale, The Lake District, 1957

9 June 19

In 1957 I attended the course at Eskdale Oct.My patrol was Mallory and the lads ...

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Sandra Smith - Rhowniar, Wales, 1969

7 June 19

As a 17 year old school girl, mad keen on sports, I was lucky enough to be chose...

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Melanie Barrett - Eskdale, The Lake District, 1979

7 June 19

Attended Eskdale course E.290 13/10/79-3/11/1979. What a great life experience. ...

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Tom Murtha - Ullswater, The Lake District, 1967

21 March 19

I have passed the gates many times since I was at Ullswater in 1967, and I alway...

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Tom Inglis - Moray Sea School, Burghead Scotland, 1957

21 March 19

As a prospective Midshipman in Blue Funnel Line, I attended Outward Bound Moray ...

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