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Brathay Trust Gold Residential – Explore Wild Scotland

An inspiring sea to sea journey in our unique voyageur canoe, through the stunning Great Glen.

Where better to go than Scotland? Famous (amongst other things) for her legendary heroes; mythical monsters and the incredible scale and beauty of the scenery, we are boldly travelling through the through the Great Glen.

  • Need to meet your DofE Open Gold “residential” criteria?
  • Are interested in a semi-supported journey by canoe using your own paddle.
  • Want an adventure that will challenge you both mentally and physically.
  • Want to do something out of the ordinary.
  • Are craving more adventure but need some support with the logistics.


You can expect to:

  • visit some of the most inspiring places in the UK.
  • develop personal skills (team-working, leadership, resilience, communication) in a safe, supportive but challenging environment*
  • learn new practical skills
  • meet a wide range of people from different backgrounds
  • enhance your CV, further/higher education application and employability
  • join a community of like-minded people who are passionate about the natural world


30th June – 6th July also 7th – 13th July.

What does it cost?

At only £64 per day, for 7 days and 6 nights (that’s £450 per person in total) and including all of your food; technical kit and transport costs within the expedition, we think it’s a bargain.

(But if money is a barrier for you then do talk to us, as bursaries may be available in certain circumstances).

What do I need to do now?

Call Amanda on 015394 39738 with any other queries and to check availability.

Pay a £99 deposit to reserve your place.

So don’t delay, get it sorted today; our closing date is 31st May and your next adventure is just a phone call away!

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£450 pp