Our Changing Young Lives appeal has raised more than £85,000 of the remaining £500,000 we need to fund our new Lakeside South Centre, and we’re asking you to get involved to help boost our total even further. For over 50 years we’ve improved and enhanced the lives of more than a million…

It’s our final post before we close for the festive break and we’d like to wish everyone a very happy Christmas and a prosperous New Year. Here at Lakeside, we close on Tuesday 19th December and reopen on Wednesday 3 January 2018. A fun-packed year We’ve had another adventurous year, with…

Calverton school in the East End of London recently discovered the benefits of venturing ‘up north’ for its annual Year 6 residential trip. Unable to attend their usual outdoor education centre in Essex, the school had to look elsewhere. That was when they discovered that a trip to Lakeside in…

Some of the most successful UK companies are spending more than £1,000 per employee per year on professional development. But what form does this take and why is professional development so important? Continued professional development (CPD) is widely recognised as a way to improve the standards…

If you need something to warm your heart on a cold winter morning, then what better than this glimpse of otters playing near Lakeside. Our location, on the shore of Lake Windermere, means that we’re surrounded by a wealth of wildlife. The otters have been visiting at this time of year for several…

Do your students have what it takes to lift the Lakeside 2018 Challenge Cup? In February, we’re hosting our annual Schools Challenge Cup competition where schools from across the country take part in fun adventure activities in the hope of winning the Lakeside 2018 Challenge Cup. It’s open to…

If you’re involved with a scout, brownie, guide or other youth group, have you thought about treating them to an adventure weekend at Lakeside? Out of season weekend visits don’t need to break the bank, and it can be a rewarding experience for everyone involved. 5th Penwortham URC Scout Group…

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