Who we are
West Runton Holidays has been operating since 1919 with an aim to make Jesus known to young people through excellent, exciting Christian adventure holidays and activity camps. Today, it is a volunteer led charity, overseen by a board of trustees who are chaired by Chris Wroe. Read about or Vision and Values or our Statement of Faith to find out more about what drives the organisation.
What we offer
West Runton Holidays run a number of multi-activity and Christian adventure holiday opportunities for young people aged between 9 & 21 as well as opportunities for others to come along and serve on team. From Karting to Crab Fishing, Sailing dinghies and yachts to Abseiling, Pottery Painting to Gorge Walking, Mountain Biking to Surfing, there are many opportunities to experience a range of adventurous activities outdoor pursuits with West Runton Holidays. Not only do we aim to provide a great adventure activity holiday but we also aim to share the good News of Jesus in a stimulating way.
Each of our holidays offers a different range of activities for differing age groups, so have a browse through the holidays on offer this year and see which ones inspire you.
Our Holiday Leaders and Team, who give their time voluntarily, are carefully selected and supervised, contribute to the overall cost of the holidays and are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure issued by the Disclosure and Barring Service. If you are interested in serving on a team please contact the relevant holiday to discuss this possibility.
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West Runton Holidays is a registered charity in England and Wales (no. 1135213)
and a limited company no. 07104921.
Registered address: 7 Furze Platt Rd. Maidenhead Berks SL6 7ND
West Runton Holidays Trustees & CEO
Chris Wroe (Chair), Stephen Cronbach (Treasurer) Christopher Gibbs (Secretary) Jake Elsbury (Activity Licensing), Nicky Rayner (Safeguarding), Ruth Nicholson (Youth), Richard Walker, Adam Tuckwell,
Mark Gould is the West Runton Holidays CEO. His role is to develop the promotion and marketing of West Runton Holidays, coordinate the 'back office', and support the Holiday Leaders where possible. Mark works part-time for WRH but is usually able to make a response to any contact within a couple of days,
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Association with other charities
We work alongside Scripture Union who share a similar ministry to us and with whom we were previously joined. Our work is also supported by The Runton Dolphin Trust, who are able to offer financial aid to young people who might otherwise be unable to afford the holiday. For more details on this, please see Grants & Offers.