Stories

Stories

A letter from Chris and Logan

A letter from Chris and Logan

When I found out my 13 year old foster son Logan had the wonderful gift of a scholarship to Outward Bound and he needed an adult to accompany him I knew it had to be me! Read more

Sarah's story - the power of self-belief

Sarah's story - the power of self-belief

At Outward Bound, we give you the opportunity to write a letter to yourself during your solo - a time of intense reflection in perfect solitude. Sarah's letter is powerful, emotional and if you've ever wondered about taking up the OB challenge, be warned, Sarah's account will have you signed up in no time. Read more

Preparing for a big adventure

Preparing for a big adventure

Team OB have just set off on their big GODZone adventure, however the real adventure started well over 12 months ago for the team, or – one could argue – has been years in the making. Read more

Graeme's Discovery Masters Course

Graeme's Discovery Masters Course

In today’s society it’s not only difficult to find the time, but also the environment to reflect on life and discover your true identity. That’s why, when the opportunity arose for Graeme Mead to attend the Discovery Masters course, he grabbed it with both hands. Read more

Fulfilling a dream - Shirley's Masters Course

Fulfilling a dream - Shirley's Masters Course

After 35 years of thinking about OB, Shirley finally took on the challenge of a 21 day course. Read more about her journey. Read more

Nick Williamson

Nick Williamson

Nick joined the OB team in September 2015. He came from a background in Primary School teaching and Adventure Racing. Read more

Paula Wood

Paula Wood

After training as an Occupational Therapist and working as a counsellor, Paula Wood joined our team in 2014. She spent much of her childhood on boats and kayaks and hopes to build the same adventurous life for her children! Read more