Devon on Ashburton

Centres

 

Devon on Ashburton

Dates of operation: 1950s – 1970s

Number of young people through its doors: approximately 10,000

Centre description:

Our Devon Holne Park Outward Bound School was located right on the edge of Dartmoor with the river Dart running through its grounds. It was originally opened as a centre from young men but became the first centre to experiment with running all-girls and mixed courses in the late 50’s. Activities at the centre were focused around caving, climbing, cliff rescues and expeditions.

Take a look at our Devon on Ashburton archive photo gallery - click here

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