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Apply now for a 5-day, 4-night OWL residential


What is an OWL?

An OWL is an Outdoor Week of Learning aimed at improving the lives of young people experiencing disadvantages. Heavily subsidised by Ernest Cook Trust, schools can bring up to 24 young people to Lambourne End Centre for a 5-day, 4-night residential at just £50 per person.


What we provide at LEC

Our 54-acre site on the edge of Hainault Forest includes a working farm, beautiful gardens and thrilling adventurous activities, all just a few miles from London.

An OWL consists of catered on-site accommodation with a jam-packed programme of activities tailored to your group and their needs, delivered by our inspiring team of qualified instructors.

How can you get involved?

Apply by getting in touch and asking for the form! We are here to help at every stage. Check you are eligible using the criteria below, 

Using the criteria below, ensure you are eligible first. If you are, get in touch to ask for the application form and we will be happy to send it over! Fill that out, send it back and once accepted we'll let you know what exciting adventure lays ahead.

Our expectations of schools include:

  • Fulfilment of pre-trip, post-trip and 6-week follow up surveys for students and staff so that we can measure impact.

  • Dedicated lead teacher and committed support staff to work with us and accompany your students during their stay.

  • Commitment to the Schools Participation Agreement, Data Sharing Agreement and to gathering parental consent forms.

Eligibility criteria


If you are eligible for this unique and unmissable opportunity, request a booking form from us!


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