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A Wilderness Way

A provider of specialist residential childcare and crisis intervention services

Company overview

A Wilderness Way (AWW) has established itself as a leading provider of high-acuity, life changing residential care for children at significant risk from exploitation, violence, crime and abuse.

AWW’s approach promotes the focus on developing young people’s self esteem and confidence through outdoor adventure activities and re –engagement in meaningful learning through AWW’s individualised education programme.


With BGF’s support, we have built an excellent team who are key to everything we do. The investment allowed us to open more homes, accelerate hiring plans and invest in further training and development, at a time in which the competition for talent has been fierce. The partnership with BGF has been extremely successful and we’ve valued their approach, which is supportive yet non-controlling as a minority investor.

Geoff Jenkinson, CEO at AWW

Company information

Head office
  • Cumbria
  • Geoff Jenkinson
BGF office
Investment date
  • July 2020 - March 2023