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Bendrigg Trust

Bendrigg Lodge, Old Hutton, Kendal, LA8 0NR. Cumbria

Extra Details

Bendrigg is one of only a handful of specialist outdoor education centres in the country, enabling people with disabilities to achieve through adventure; developing their independence, and discovering their full potential. Situated just outside of Kendal, between the Yorkshire Dales and Lake District National Parks, Bendrigg’s state-of-the-art centre is ideally positioned to enable people to participate in a wide range of challenging activities such as climbing, caving, and canoeing. They offer fully inclusive and accessible accommodation for up to 64 people, across two residential buildings. Bendrigg is a ‘place, a community and an adventure’ where people feel a sense of belonging and a ‘natural inclusivity’ which runs through everything Bendrigg does.

They offer 1-7 night residential stays with fully inclusive adventure activities such as caving, canoeing, climbing, cycling, archery, zip wire, abseiling and more! They have over 40 years’ experience of supporting people with disabilities to achieve through adventure. Their staff team are highly experienced and knowledgable and their specialist adaptive equipment means they can make the seemingly-impossible possible!

Email  or call 01539723766 to book.

Don’t forget, if you are looking for help with funding the cost of your trip, you can apply for a bursary!

Venue resources

Amplification Toolkit PDF 0.88MB Download
Check List PDF 0.13MB Download
Parent Letter Template PDF 0.18MB Download
Risk Assessment PDF 0.12MB Download
Journeys & Adventures Content 7-11 ZIP 12.2MB Download
Journeys & Adventures Content 11-14 ZIP 12.2MB Download
School Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download
Student Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download

Looking for a bursary to support your trip?

We know that funding a school trip isn’t always easy. If you are looking for help with costs, you can apply for the Great British School Trip bursary. This can help with the cost of travel or entry tickets to any Great British School Trip partner venue.

Simply fill in our bursary form and let us know how we might help.

Venue Details



Bendrigg Lodge, Old Hutton, Kendal
LA8 0NR. Cumbria

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm.