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The Lake District Calvert Trust is a residential outdoor centre with 40 years’ experience delivering challenging outdoor adventure holidays for people with disabilities.

On the shores of Bassenthwaite Lake, in the heart of the Lake District National Park, our centre offers a warm welcome; accessible accommodation and exciting breaks for schools, groups, families and individuals with their friends and carers.

We are accessible to people of all ages with sensory, learning or physical disabilities, including those with the most complex needs for which most outdoor centres cannot cater.

If you haven’t been before or just not visited in a while, come and see what’s new...start planning your next activity break at the Lake District Calvert Trust! 



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Latest News and Events


New Outdoor Classroom Opens at Lake District Centre

The Lake District Calvert Trust has just opened its all-new outdoor classroom to visitors and already the custom built structure has proved one of the most popular outdoor spaces on the Little Crosthwaite site.


The new classroom not only provides a welcome shelter from the sometimes inclement Cumbrian weather but will also provide space for outdoor activities, educational projects and a great space for social gatherings.


One of the first groups to use the new outdoor classroom were recent Calvert Trust visitors, a group from Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Ireland.


"What a great new facility. The classroom is a beautiful structure and really complements the outdoor space on site. We have had some great weather this week and used it to keep out of the baking sun, but knowing the British weather, I'm sure it will be equally useful for keeping out of the rain too!"


The construction of the new outdoor classroom was made possible by support, donations and grants from the Keswick Lions, Peoples Postcode Trust and Cumbria Waste Management Environment Trust. Our thanks go out to all those people who have helped to make the new outdoor classroom a possibility.


Outdoor Classroom





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