Pericles takes a unique, integrated approach. Connecting for everyone.

Hello, and Welcome to Pericles

At Pericles, we provide a warm and friendly environment where you can learn new skills, make new friends, gain self-confidence and feel the benefits of being in nature all day. There are many activities and therapies on offer and we would love to show you everything that we do.


Pericles is a pioneering and original training-and-work project for young people and adults with special learning needs and/or mental health problems.

We offer practical and artistic activities within small groups that are tailored according to both need and capability. These activities are complemented throughout by specialist therapeutic activities. The approach to individual development, training and work at Pericles has been developed out of the work of Rudolf Steiner and John Ruskin, placing a strong emphasis on ecological ways of working with the Earth’s resources and an holistic view of development.

Day facilities are open all year round, excluding bank holidays. We also offer a limited number of residential places in small-scale settings.


Pericles provides opportunities to: