Start Your Story in the Outdoors

at the University of Cumbria

Ambleside in the Lake District is the perfect place to study the outdoors as you live amongst it. With acres of woodland, fells as far as the eye can see and lakes aplenty, you’ll be hard pressed to find a better location for these programmes!

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Why Choose Outdoor Studies at Cumbria?

Learn by doing. You'll spend your time in the field, experiencing the wonders of the outdoors and putting your theoretical knowledge into practice.

You’ll be guided by academics who are not just passionate about the great outdoors but are also committed to empowering you, boosting your confidence, and equipping you with the skills necessary for your next big leap.

Our Forestry programmes are accredited by the Chartered Institute of Foresters, assuring you of a curriculum that meets rigorous standards and enhances your career prospects.

"With a focus on practical, hands-on learning, our courses are designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge you need."