John Muir Award

Going on a residential gives you the chance to learn how to work with people from different backgrounds and build confidence living in new environments The DofE

To complete your DofE Gold Residential section, join us and take part in a week of outdoor and conservation activities. Be the difference in our ever-changing planet by getting involved in the John Muir Award, and fulfill his vision to 'connect with, enjoy and care for wild places' in the Lake District;

Join us for activities such as mountain walking, ghyll scrambling, canoe journeys, bushcraft, tree planting, fence and path repair, and leave us feeling exhilarated, with another award to add to your CV, and a sense of pride.


Two residentials are available:
  • Monday 13th February to Friday 17th February 2023

  • Monday 20th February to Friday 24th February 2023

  • all equipment, transport (pick up/drop off from Penrith train station), full board accommodation included

  • only £399 per person

  • based at Hawse End Centre