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Sunday 3 June, 2018

Day 2 of the Lanark Grammar School Bronze The Duke of Edinburgh's Award qualifying expedition saw the youngster navigate a route from Glenmore Lodge through the forest and around Loch Morlich. A camp cooking exercise followed by the debrief and presentation where a well earned PASS was communicated to the youngsters.
David, Craig, mickey and Luke have worked really hard and they are a credit both themselves and Lanark Grammar School.
Thank you to Davie, assisted by Steve who assessed the Group on behalf of DoE. Dougie, KC Coaches for the transport and Billy as my neighbour as expedition leaders. The care is provided by staff Gillian and Edward with the bulk of the funding provided by Big Lottery Fund Scotland, Tesco Lanark and Border Biscuits. Having a base so accommodating and well set out as Glenmore Lodge Lodge makes these trips so special. Smiles and shear good fun have provided a memorable and successful event.

Saturday 2 June, 2018

Day 1 of the Lanark Grammar ASN youngsters Qualifying Bronze The Duke of Edinburgh's Award expedition based Glenmore Lodge was threatened by thunder storms. Well, as you will see from the photos, the weather held out to be glorious until we returned. The youngsters navigated the route with precision and completed the tent building exercise. Safe to say they are all shattered and recovering their energy for another full day tomorrow.

Friday 1 June, 2018

Today Lanark Grammar School ASN arrived safely at Glenmore Lodge to start their Duke of Edinburgh Bronze qualifying expedition. Thank you BigLottery24 for part funding this project.
Let’s hope the forecasted storms are kind to us.

Friday 25 May, 2018

Today saw us providing the leadership logistics and All Terrain Wheelchair for Poppy's Vision at a fundraising event on Tinto Hill. Well done everyone for their efforts.

Friday 11 May, 2018

Today - Friday saw a trip up Cairngorm Mountain where the team experienced a mountain environment at 3599 ft.
This afternoon Jenna and Cassie lead the group by navigating a route using Paradventures Unique Navigation System showing their leadership skills whilst being part of the group ..... VERY WELL DONE GUYS before returning to our base Glenmore Lodge for another fine meal.

Thursday 10 May, 2018

This morning we had a walk to to Ryvon Bothy via 'The Green Lochan' which ended in a campfire with toasted marshmallows.
This afternoon the youngsters challenged their fears by taking part in the high ropes at 'Tree Zone' Well done Casey for completing the course in record time.
This evening after a fine meal prepared by the school team we had a team building, problem solving fun rope game outside our fine chalet Glenmore Lodge which provides a perfect environment for what we do.
Can I say that the youngsters and staff are a credit to Lanark Grammar School.

Wednesday 9 May, 2018

The young people from Lanark Grammar School ASN are enjoying exploring the Glenmore area whilst on an Adventure Holiday based at Glenmore Lodge who provide incredible support and safely transported by KC Transport Lanark

Monday 29 January, 2018

Today Paradventures were inspected by the HSE Adventure Activities Licensing Authority and I am delighted to announce that we have been granted another 2 year license. Thank you to Stuart Johnston our Technical Adviser from Climbmts Group for all his support.

Sunday 24 December, 2017

A great big THANK YOU to Carluke Highlanders who, once a month host a Ceilidh in the Masonic Hall in Carluke, the December Ceilidh was once again very well attended and during the evening Tommy Wilson, President and Robert Henderson, Vice President had the pleasure in presenting a cheque for £500 to a local charity Paradventures. The Carluke Highlanders has supported a number of local charities in the past and hopefully will continue to do so.
Gordon McGregor accepted the donation on behalf of Paradventures which is a registered charity run by a small group of individuals who facilitate adventures and activities for disabled people.

Thursday 7 December, 2017

As massive thank you to Lanark & District Round Table for their recent donation of £250 towards our Lanark Grammar ASN Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Practice expedition based Glenmore Lodge.
This donation was match funded by The Rotary Club of Lanark.
Without this level of support we could not provide these experiences.