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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 boost for Bendrigg 16th October 2017
A group of plucky Playdale staff members, collectively known as the Playdale Paddlers, undertook a kayaking challenge back in July this year. Their challenge (that they chose to accept!) was to kayak the 11-mile length of Lake Windermere all in aid of Bendrigg Trust. Despite incessant rain on challenge day from beginning to end, the Paddlers not only completed the course but completely smashed their target time! They paddled the 11 miles in just three hours & twenty minutes, a truly fantastic achievement!Read more