Formed in 1911 the charity UK Youth raises young people’s expectations, realises their potential and recognises their achievements - through informal education. Through a national network of clubs and youth organisations, it reaches over 750,000 young people and supports high quality voluntary youth work and informal educational opportunities, via a range of projects, accredited learning programmes, events and publications. Our Patron is the HRH The Princess Royal and our President is ex-Formula One world champion Nigel Mansell CBE. More information at www.ukyouth.org
About Avon Tyrrell:
Situated in 65 acres of beautiful grounds in the New Forest and the former home of Lord Manners, Avon Tyrrell has since 1946 been providing new experiences & opportunities for thousands of children and young people. As UK Youth’s Activity & Residential Centre, around 20,000 people visit each year for holidays, training courses and activities. Avon Tyrrell specializes in working with disadvantaged young people and children’s groups. The centre provides full-board facilities in the ‘Arts & Crafts’ Grade 1 listed Avon Tyrrell House, and self-catering facilities within the listed estate, as well as being open to day visits from local community groups. More information at www.avontyrrell.org.uk.