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Mere Mountains Education

Outdoor education and adventure in the Lake District




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Elspeth Mason BSc PGCE LPIOL



John Mason MA MEd APIOL 





Chris Binks

Chris is an experienced outdoor educator and course director. He has many years experience of delivering a range of residential programmes and outdoor events in the Lake District, he has worked with us over the last few years and now joins us full time. Chris has worked at several Lake District centres including at the YMCA Lakesdie a course director for some of their larger programmes. Chris holds qualifications as a MTE Mountain Leader, Single Pitch Supervisor(Climbing and Abseiling) BCU Level 2 coach and is an RYA Senior Instructor and Aspirant Yacht Master. He also enjoys activities like Bushcraft.   

Sarah Deane

Deano as she prefers to be known, works with us part-time and is an experienced outdoor educator with qualificaitons in canoeing and climbing amongst others. She is passionate about environmental educaiton and has worked for the Field Studies Council and has completed the first units of a Masters. 


We provide inservice training for your staff to run activites and lower your costs

We provide full accomodation, activity and transport packages. Making us a one stop shop and your life easier

We are the Lake Districts YHA activity provider and can look after everything direct for your conivenicne