About Kepplewray

The Kepplewray Trust (“The Kepplewray Centre”, “Kepplewray”, “We”) is an educational residential outdoor centre founded and run upon Christian principles.

Kepplewray values everyone who engages with us by whatever means, and we do all we can to protect your privacy and to make sure the personal data you provide us with is kept safe and only used for purposes you have agreed to.

This policy explains how we collect data, how we use and store information and what it means for you.

The Kepplewray Centre

LA20 6HE
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 1229 716936
URL: http://www.kepplewray.org.uk

Registered Charity No - 1015762

K Staff 11042014 Neil Stairs email largeNeil joined Kepplewray from The Scout Association where he was previously Centre Manager at one of the National Scout Activity Centres and a Development Officer.

He is very happy living and working in the Lake District and is striving to maintain and enhance Kepplewray's growing reputation.

Expertly delivered our exhilarating and challenging activities are what makes Kepplewray a memorable and rewarding experience whatever your age or ability. Kepplewray offers a very broad range of activities allowing our instructors to tailor your activity programme to meet the objectives of your entire group.

We can't wait to introduce you to Kepplewray and the exceptional environment on our doorstep, so why not begin the adventure now by calling 01229 716936 or complete the 'Find out More' form on the right of this page.



I've been instructing for 5 years and whilst I am qualified to run many different activities, I'm more at home in the mountains.

Personal Profile:

I love the challenges that you receive from outdoor sports and the freedom to go to really exciting places. It's great to see young people (and old too!) overcoming fears, working together and having a great time. To relax there is nothing better than rock climbing!

Marion Acott - Cook in ChargeMarian has been with Kepplewray for 8 years and leads our team of fabulous cooks. Her steak pie has guests queuing up for seconds (and thirds!) and is a real treat. In addition to looking after the culinary requirements of Kepplewray's guests, Marian also takes the lead on delivering lunches to the school next door.

Steve Lindsay Site MaintenanceSteve is another key member of the team at the Kepplewray Centre and he looks after the building, the grounds and the vehicles. Steve has held several quite different roles during his working life so far – including the manufacture of wheel chairs, serving his time on building sites (principally as a joiner), being the chef at a local pub in Broughton and undertaking a number of building and decorating jobs. He is happily settled in Broughton with his wife and two sons.

Esther Wells - Financial AdministratorEsther brings that much needed "attention to detail" in Kepplewray's finances and keeps the rest of us in check as to how we manage our Kepplewray business. She is very organised can put her hands on vital information very quickly - and she is therefore a font of knowledge on all aspects of the Charity. Esther was born in India (her parents were missionaries), and has also lived in Canada, but has now happily fallen under the spell of the Lake District.

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