Dukes Barn

Dukes Barn – New Member Profile

The Mutual is pleased to announce that Dukes Barn an educational trust based in Beeley, in the heart of the Peak District National Park has joined AIM.

Dukes Barn provides group accommodation and outdoor adventure activities to young people of all ages and abilities but its main focus is those children with special needs including Autism, Aspergers Syndrome, Downs Syndrome, children with hearing or sight impairment and those with physical disabilities including wheelchair users.

It offers a wide range of activities and tailors a program to suit the needs of any group but this can include abseiling, rock climbing, canoeing and orienteering.  There is a comprehensive list of the activities offered under the website including details of the group accommodation available.

The managers of Dukes Barn Company are highly qualified in the delivery of outdoor adventure activities with many years experience of working with disadvantaged, disabled and special needs children and young adults and in the operational management of centres such as Dukes Barn and is also AALA licensed.

Dukes Barn were, like many centres, left without cover when JLT withdrew its activity provision from the market place and so AIM was happy to provide a quotation for this centre.  It welcomes Dukes Barn to the Mutual and wishes them a successful year ahead.

Graham Jones, Head of Centre commented:-

“When approaching the Mutual for a quotation on our insurance we found them to be very friendly, professional and efficient. Transferring insurance to a new company can always be hard work but the Mutual has helped us achieve a smooth transaction”

For more information on Dukes Barn please contact them http://www.dukesbarn.org/index.htm