Alumni Stories

Your Outward Bound Stories

Each story is an adventure worth reading.

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PAUL NOBBS - Devon on Ashburton, 1973

18 May 22

Hi there - I attended Course D67 from November to December 1967 as a member of K...

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Alastair Macdonald - Loch Eil, Scottish Highlands, 1968

18 April 22

In May and June 1968, as a 15-year old, I had a glorious month off school at the...

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Melvyn gould - Eskdale, The Lake District, 1964

10 April 22

Really enjoyed my 4 weeks as part of my duke of edinburghs gold award,got a larg...

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Steve Knowles - Ullswater, The Lake District, 1976

27 January 22

Ullswater Outward Bound Course U210 July 1976 It's quite how funny the memo...

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Peter Williams Williams - Moray Sea School, Burghead Scotland, 1963

21 January 22

I recollect a long arduous day canoeing the Caledonian Canal. We were running la...

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Dennis O'Carroll - Moray Sea School, Burghead Scotland, 1973

6 January 22

May 73 Not one year out of school and already on my 4th employer, I was a traine...

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John Allsop - Moray Sea School, Burghead Scotland, 1964

7 December 21

I read Geoff Morris's story of his memories of the Moray Sea school. I realised ...

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Sandra Woodward - Eskdale, The Lake District, 1979

18 November 21

7th - 28th April 1979. Did the course have an effect? I'd say yes by the fact th...

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Tony Cowling - Aberdovey, Wales, 1969

16 November 21

While at secondary school in Buckinghamshire I had the opportunity to apply to g...

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