Your Outdoor Residential Team

The Humphrey Head Team are from a range of backgrounds and specialisms including qualified teachers, outdoor development specialists and industry training specialists

Elspeth Mason - Director

Elspeth is a qualified teacher and founding member of the Institute of Outdoor Learning. She has run Mere Mountains for the last 25 years delivering both schools and youth courses across cumbria.

Sam Hillcox - Course Director

Sam is a qualified teacher with a background in environmental education, science, geography and outdoor education. Sam is a Course Director and is the lead on schools groups.

John Mason - Director

John is also a qualified teacher, he provides safety advice as well as assesing instrutors for the Mountain Leader Award and Climbing Leaders award (SPA).

Dave Jackson - Course Director

Dave is a qualified teacher with a background in geography, environmental sciences and outdoor education. He is one of our course directors, overseeing programmes to our youth and school groups.

Susie Galloway - Office Manager

Susie does all of our Marketing and manages the office team. She also instructs on some of the Humphrey Head residential programmes.

Becky Morris-Eyton - Centre Assistant

Becky does the administration in the office and also helps with Marketing. She also enjoys instructing for schools visiting Humphrey Head.


Humphrey Head Outdoor Centre
Holy Well Lane
LA11 7LY


015395 35030

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