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The Yan

The Yan, education resource building Grizedale forestThe Yan is a unique and dynamic new building for the Lake District, which is as inspirational as the woodland that surrounds it. It is a superb location for you, your group or organisation to get the most from the beautiful Grizedale Forest.

Learn...We run a diverse range of educational programmes to suit all levels and abilities, follow the link to our Learning opportunities page for details. The forest provides the ideal outdoor learning environment and should the weather prove a bit wet and Cumbrian the Yan has plenty of flexible indoor space.

Grow...Use the Yan and Grizedale Forest to host your training, team-building events and meetings. The forest has brilliant cycle, walking and orienteering trails as well as the Go Ape experience and an art programme placing contemporary sculpture in the forest environment.


For details of The Yan Hire Costs/Booking Form/Standard and General Terms and Conditions, contact our Education Team:

Tel: 01229 862010    


The forest is ideal for everything from meditation to art classes. We are also developing, and are interested in, partnership projects using The Yan and Grizedale as an inspiration and base.