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Experience the West Country; the region where our founder Sir George Willia...

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YMCA Dulverton Group

Melville House

Taunton

Taunton

TA1 1SH

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Experience the birthplace and region where our founder, Sir George Williams, grew up and worked, in the west country.

Famous for its stunning views across open countryside, sandy beaches, Cheddar cheese and cider, Glastonbury Festival and Arthurian Legends.

Highlights of this Discovery Visit will include:

  • Visit Sir George Williams birth town of Dulverton.

  • Staying at the Beach Hotel, a YMCA run hospitality social enterprise for young apprentices.

  • Tour of ‘YMCA George Williams Centre’, experiencing day camps in progress.

  • Community BBQ with young people, local dignitaries and community leaders.

  • Volunteer with YMCA Exeter’s social action project feeding rough sleepers in the town.

  • Delve into local history with a walking and guided tour to see influence YMCA has had and historic sights in Exeter.

  • Connecting and holding conversations with young people that YMCA works with in the region.

The activities planned will share and celebrate what is rewarding about YMCAs work in this region of England, the role it plays within local communities, and the collaborative approach of multiple local YMCAs on how they work together to seek local solutions to complex national problems.

There will be opportunity to learn about local culture and rich heritage of YMCA in the west country.

This visit is being coordinated by YMCA Dulverton Group and YMCA Exeter.

The Discovery Visit will begin on Thursday 8 August and end on Sunday 11 August. Please ensure you are ready to begin the visit at 13:25 at Bridgwater Coach Station. After the Discovery Visit Delegates will need to make arrangement for travel from Exeter to international departure point. Exeter Airport may be useful in your return travel.

Accommodation is included for the night of Thursday 8 till Saturday 10 August, catering begins with lunch on Thursday 8 August.



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