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Newsletter Summer 2020

Newsletter Summer 2020

Our hearts go out to all who are suffering sickness and loss during this Covid-19 pandemic. We hope that you and your loved ones will emerge from the crisis in good shape.

One day soon, we look forward to welcoming you and your organisation to High Trenhouse.


Newsletter Summer 2020At last, you can enjoy time away with your family!

Through July and August 2020, Bennett’s is available for Self-catering for up to 10 people. Bennett’s at High Trenhouse, gives you safety and seclusion in idyllic surroundings – a comfortable, well-equipped place of your own. Relax in your own mature garden. Enjoy the grounds or explore the local countryside ranging from Malham Moor to the beauty spots of Malhamdale or the wilds of the Three Peaks – right from your door.

Book now to avoid disappointment.

In the meantime, take a virtual tour.

Please note: When you book Bennett’s for Self-catering the use of meeting rooms is not normally included.

Newsletter Summer 2020Let’s build a more wholesome society!

The pandemic gives us an opportunity to make sure we do not revert to “business as usual”. We invite you to join us in this series of on-line interactions in which coach/facilitators associated with High Trenhouse offer ideas to stimulate co-creation.

Free seminars – Wednesdays 10.30 to 12.00

Click on the links below for further information and to book.

15 July Julia Felton Building Trust in Uncertain Times
22 July Mike Chitty Smashing Leadership Paradigms
29 July David Evans Values Based Culture
5 August Juliette Lee Making Wise Choices in Uncertain Times
12 August Sarah Nicholson Passion and the power of vision
19 August John Varney Leadership and The Hero’s Journey
26 August Nick Winterbotham Buoyancy, Resilience and Wellbeing
2 September Duncan Fraser Aligning Self, Other, World

Request for Feedback

Newsletter Summer 2020Retreats, off-site team development and strategy innovation events can be extremely valuable.

We would really like to know how you view the Covid-19 situation with regard to taking groups away. When will you get off-site again? What will give you the confidence to do so? Please fill in our short survey.

Many thanks!

The outcome of the survey will be available if you email us with your address.

Covid-19 Protocols

Newsletter Summer 2020High Trenhouse is secluded from general circulation, and is therefore, a relatively safe place to be with plenty of open space and fresh air. At least, you know who is around; just your own group and our hospitality team!

Nevertheless we take the risk of Covid-19 seriously and have in place protocols to protect both visitors and staff. We feel it is important that we not only feel safe but really are safe. We have one-way systems where possible and social distancing. We take care to clean and sterilise regularly. Our team wear masks and gloves when appropriate to protect you.

This means we are not back to the old normal. Dining, in particular, is a little different from how it used to be.

Groups of up to 14

It looks as though, for the time being, government guidelines mean the maximum group size at High Trenhouse will be 14 by using both buildings. Please check with us when you plan to bring a group.

High Trenhouse Woodland Walk

Newsletter Summer 2020With no clients on site and our staff furloughed, the grounds at High Trenhouse have been in the care of John and Bernadette.
It is challenging but nature has done her fair share and everything looks good. The wildlife certainly seem to enjoy having the place to themselves. This video gives you a little insight into what it might be like to be here.

We look forward to welcoming you soon.

After the pandemic

Newsletter Summer 2020The Covid-19 pandemic will be with us for some time. The pause challenges society to take an evolutionary step. It confronts us all with a discontinuity that may just be the saving of humanity, provided we grasp our opportunity to change direction. Without such change, global heating and further pandemics may kill us all! With it, we may enter a new golden age. We need to choose well!

Read the article to stimulate your thinking!

If you want to explore this topic further, we invite you to join us at the (free) IAF webinar Facilitate The Future We Want (on 17 July 2020 at 10.00am) or sign up for one of the High Trenhouse webinars.

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