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BXM Inspired

BXM Inspired

In short the charity does two things, we run outdoor programmes for young people with potential mental health issues and we raise money to fund outdoor educational school trips for disadvantaged children. The charity evolved from BXM Expeditions which was is one of the largest school expedition companies in the UK working with around 10,000 young people a year pre-covid. After years of research we established that 27% of young people were missing outdoor educational trips for financial reasons. The Founder of BXM Expeditions stepped back from the company in 2018 to start BXM Inspired. The original...


The Venture Award

The Venture Award

The Venture Award was created by BXM in 2016 when we noticed a trend in low participant numbers for DofE in schools which were unable to offer an opportunity for students in Year 7 & 8 to get involved in some form of outdoor educational trip. We felt a moral obligation to ensure every student has the opportunity to take part in some form of outdoor educational trip but wanted to ensure this wasn’t just another trip, it had to help build character and raise aspirations of young people too.

We created The Venture Award to focus...


5 good ways to get active for free in the new year

5 good ways to get active for free in the new year

Being active and staying healthy is an integral part of a happy, healthy lifestyle. As we begin 2021 many new years resolutions will include getting active and while a gym membership will probably be at the top of most people’s list these can be expensive and often go unused. Here are 5 ways you can get active for free as picked by Leigh.

 

  1. Hill Walking

 

There is no doubt that we’re a little biased here. Hill walking and mountaineering is a great way to get outdoors and explore your local...


Winter Walks in the Cotswolds

Winter Walks in the Cotswolds

 

The Cotswold hills are located in the south central and south west of England, which comprises of rolling hills and meadows. The area is defined by the bedrock of Jurassic limestone that creates a type of grassland habitat rare in the UK and that is quarried for the golden-coloured Cotswold stone.

Our top Campsite in the Cotswolds is Far Peak Campsite which is located a short distance away from Northleach. The campsite everything from simple grass pitches and electric hook-ups, to domes, shepherds huts and bell tents, all on 25 acres of woodland and parkland. The have a climbing wall, café and loads...


Head of BXM Media Hits His First Hill

Head of BXM Media Hits His First Hill

 

Toward the end of November we caught up with Julian Humphries, Senior Web Developer for BXM Media on a trip to Sugar Loaf in South Wales. This was his first time hill walking since being at school. We put his resilience to the test and helped him learn a little more about what we do here at BXM Outdoors. Take a look at the video to find out more.

 https://youtu.be/QkCEEcHxvQQ

We asked Julian some brief questions about the trip and how the experience was for...