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Bendrigg Trust is a residential activity centre specialising in high quality courses for disabled and disadvantaged people, of any age or ability.
As a registered charity we receive no government funding and rely heavily on donations. Without these donations we simply would not be able to help people achieve through adventure.Find out more
For over 30 years, volunteers have supported our staff to challenge perceptions of disabled and disadvantaged people. Over 150 people volunteer at Bendrigg each year, on a day-by-day or residential basis.Volunteer today
From the blog A tale of Bendy Pot 14th September 2017
“I had seen first hand the limitations put on people with disabilities, when I knew that with the right help, a tiny bit of encouragement, plus a sprinkling of that magic that is intrinsically part of Birmingham PHAB camps – that there was virtually nothing that couldn’t be achieved. It was with this in mind that I FLATLY DENIED Joel from going into the depths of the mines of Moria… or, depending on the translation… Bendrigg Lodge’s “Bendy Pop”…or “Bendy Pot”…look the name doesn’t matter – the point is – this pitch black, catacomb like, tight maze of stone with its confusing twists, turns and level changes had been a challenge even for my lithe and sinewy frame.”Read more