Go Beyond Children's Charity

Go Beyond is the charity giving children and young people facing serious challenges in their lives the chance for a break that lasts a lifetime.

On breaks under wide open skies in the countryside, Go Beyond’s expert staff and committed volunteers give children and young people who have been bereaved, abused or bullied, who are living in poverty or caring for loved ones the chance to escape their worries and pressures. To have the moments and experiences they need to believe in themselves and think beyond the day-to-day for a bigger, brighter future.
From splashing in the river in their wellies to braving the dizzying heights of a rock climbing wall, each break is packed with acivities intended to encourage self-belief and inspire adventure.

By getting out and getting involved, Go Beyond ’s biggest hope is for each child to go home knowing they can achieve more than they ever thought possible, inspired by what the world can offer them, and what they in turn can offer the world.
Every break is totally free-of charge for the children and young people. 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Carl Wholey
Contact Position
Breaks and Events Coordinator
01822 811020
07525 277985
Go Beyond

Where to go

Go Beyond (Main Office)
Suite B1 Higher Mill
Buckfast Abbey
TQ11 0EE

Office Hours: Mon - Fri 8.30-17.00

Parking available on site.

No wheelchair access.

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Mid Monday to Mid Friday (residential breaks)
Time of day
Session Information
5-day residential respite break

Other Details


Age Ranges
Referral required
Referral Details

In order to refer a child for a free Go Beyond break a professional who works with the child or the family will need to complete the Child Referral Form which can be found on our website. Once we have received the form a member of the Coordination Team will then call to discuss the child's case in more detail and suitable break dates will be discussed.

The Go Beyond Coordination Team will allocate spaces once a referral has been made. Bookings are made according to availability and criteria.

Other notes

We have three retreats in the UK; two in the South West in Devon and Cornwall and one in Derbyshire.

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