As we step into spring 2022, we reflect on the past and look to the future. Our friends will recall bidding farewell to Jonny Sutherland last summer, as he relocated with his family including Wiston character Barney the dog; and as autumn turned into winter, we welcomed Fiona Hird asContinue reading
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Easter holiday activity programme now live!
Bookings are now open for our childrens’ holiday programme! We’ll be running day activities from Monday to Thursday 4-7 and 11-14 April, 9.30am-3.30pm. We often get asked to give programmes a distinct creative flavour and this Easter we’ve decided to get things rolling with a day aimed at all thingsContinue reading
How we brought outdoor education to schools
“With residentials off the table, pupils were missing out on a big opportunity to engage themselves in developmental learning. These experiences are known to have a profoundly positive impact for young people. Taking Wiston on the road seemed like the natural way to re-engage with those who were missing out.Continue reading
October Programme Ready To Roll ….
Bookings are open for three days of fun for primary school aged children, Monday-Wednesday, October 11, 12 and 13, 9.30am-3.30pm. Price per child is £34. We are planning our usual range of instructor-led activities. Get ready to learn Survival in the Wild on Monday… take to the skies on theContinue reading
Summer Holiday Activities – BOOK NOW
The wait is over! We’re excited to say our summer programme is back for 2021! This year we’re running weekdays for 4 weeks, starting on Monday 12th July. Each day runs from 9:30am – 3:30pm. Find out more about each group below, download the full programme and book your spaceContinue reading
Isobel Lindsay steps down as Chair
Our amazing chairperson has decided to step down, following our recent AGM. Isobel Lindsay has been a fantastic advocate for Wiston Lodge since the formation of the charity in 2007. In this time, she has overseen the growth of the charity to a successful enterprise, which is proud to haveContinue reading
Vision to Ensure Residential Outdoor Education for the Future
A conversation has started with the aim of guaranteeing that our young people have the chance to take part in a residential outdoor education experience as part of the curriculum post Covid-19. A group of outdoor education centres and politicians from across Scotland have created a joint vision for theContinue reading