Autumn is upon us!

Autumn at Carlton Lodge

Is it just me or has the past few months just flown by!

With the Autumn beginning to show with changes to the leaves and the weather, although I do like these bright chilly morning’s, it is beginning to get to the time of year when we say good bye to our amazing seasonal instructors and facilities team.

Starting with the facilities team, they have yet again coped with some incredibly tight turn rounds to get buildings ready and I’m continually astounded by how much food can be produced from such a small kitchen. Again the comments received this year have exceeded expectation. All that alongside keeping the instructors happy with cake – amazing!
The comments received about the instructing team have also been phenomenal and I can honestly say that the team this year has been one of the best if not the best we have ever had. They have worked hard and on occasion played hard, George our Chief instructor even went to France to cycle four major passes, The Glandon, The Col de Telegraph, Col de Galibier and the famous Alpe d’Huez, which George says was a doddle!!!!!!
So from me a massive thank you to each and every one of the staff team at Carlton Lodge, you have made a massive difference to over 4,000 young people, I hope to see some if not all of you again next year!


"I particularly enjoyed the zip wire because i felt like i was flying"

Tom W, Aged 12 

“I am writing to say a giant THANK YOU for making Carlton Lodge the best experience of my life!”

Jasmin, aged 10

We can honestly say this is the best residential we have ever attended. 

Thorpe Primary School - June 2018

Everyone loved it and didn’t want to leave, even with the snow.

12th Harrogate, St.Marks, Brownies

“The rooms were excellent and the food was gorgeous!”

James, Aged 9

“The instructors made me smile because I knew I was safe in their hands.”

Kaitlyn, aged 10

 “Always a real pleasure to come to Carlton Lodge. A lovely setting, amazing friendly staff and comfortable accommodation. Can't wait for next year for more of the same.”

Ings Primary School - May 2018

"The group were all encouraged and supported to achieve their goals - amazing instructors!"

College Tutor, North Yorkshire

"This was our best visit ever, mainly due to Sam and Jake who totally understood our students. The Catering staff were so friendly and of course the food was delicious"

King James School - Sept 2018

"We were extremely impressed by the professionalism, enthusiasm and patience that your instructors showed in every activity."

Youth Worker, Hull

“It was the best school trip ever, I would like to go back and do it all again.”

Maddison, aged 10

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