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Adult Activity Breaks Say Yes To An Adventure At Bendrigg Trust

Experience Adventure

Tired of being told what you can’t do? Bendrigg will enable you to do things you may have never thought were possible… caving, climbing, canoeing, cycling, archery, zip wire are just a few of the amazing activities we offer.


We have over 40 years experience providing group residential courses for people with disabilities and from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Whether you have autismphysical disabilities, learning or behavioural difficulties, Bendrigg can enable you to participate in adventure activities.

Our friendly team are on hand every step of the way to guide you through the bookings process, give you the warmest of welcomes & make sure that you have a fabulous time!

A Fully Inclusive Residential For Adults

Our Adult Activity Courses are perfect for adults with a physical disability (PD) or learning disability (LD). We have various course durations available.

  • You’ll experience a range of activities and adaptive equipment is provided to ensure that you can take part in everything you’d like to.
  • Time to socialise & get to know the other participants
  • Stay in our accessible accommodation
  • Meals are provided from our fantastic cooks, for the duration of the course. Just let us know any dietary requirements prior to your arrival.



Build your Confidence & Independence

Our residential courses provide the opportunity to :

  • Face and overcome fears
  • Take on new challenges both independently and together with your group
  • Build trust in existing relationships 
  • Use facilities that enable you to be more independent
  • Make new friends
  • Relax in a natural and peaceful environment
  • Have FUN!

An amazing place in an amazing setting with the most inspirational people! Every time I go there it’s like going to stay with family. Thank you!

Dates & Availability

Our courses are suitable for people with a Physical disability (PD) and/or a Learning disability (LD)

Prices include all food, accommodation & activities and are inclusive of VAT.

*It is worth noting that Bendrigg does not provide medical or care staff. Therefore it is necessary for participants to be responsible for their own personal care or be accompanied by a friend, relative or carer who can assist them.

2024 Dates & Prices

Physical Disability (PD) Courses

PD Open Weekend (3 nights) Fri 22nd – Mon 25th March 2024        

Per Participant £342       Price Per Carer £156

PD Open Weekend (3 nights) Fri 3rd – Mon 6th May 2024        

Per Participant £402       Price Per Carer £198

PD Open week (6 nights) Sat 31st August – Fri 6th September 2024

PD Open Week  (6 nights)  Sat 9th – Fri 15th September 2024                

Per Participant £648       Price Per Carer £343

Learning Disability (LD) Courses

LD Open Weekend (3 nights) Fri 22nd – Mon 25th March 2024        

Per Participant £342       Price Per Carer £156

LD Open Week  (6 nights) Sat 31st August – Fri 6th September 2024                  

Per Participant £648       Price Per Carer £343


These new courses are perfect for those aged between 16-25 years with any disability. The courses will run over a weekend and participants will try a range of accessible onsite activities throughout their stay. These weekends have been designed to help participants develop life skills and work towards their personal goals.

2024 Dates & Prices

Fri 13th – Sun 15th September 2024 / £283 per person


Prices for our Open Adult Courses are outlined above and are subsidised by Bendrigg to help make it affordable for all.

We have also created a Funding Pack to help you find specific funders to apply for financial support toward your trip. Please contact us to request a copy.


To book your place on any of our Open Courses please contact us to check availability and we will send you a booking link.


Adult Course Testimonial

Jollydays Supported Holidays Group

Jollydays provide supported holidays for Adults with mild to moderate learning disabilities. This lovely group of Adults came to Bendrigg Trust for a week and enjoyed activities such as Canoeing, Climbing, Felt Making and Walking at Tarn Hows in the beautiful Lake District National Park.