Sign up to SSAFA’s Family Break in Exmoor – supported by Annington Trust

4-night break for military families with additional needs children now taking applications

This October, come and join the SSAFA family for a fun-filled break open exclusively to military families with children who have additional needs and disabilities – and siblings are welcome too. The Family Break runs from Monday 21 October – Friday 25 October 2019, with 50 spaces available on a first-come, first-served basis.

The Calvert Trust is a fully accessible centre which “enables people with physical, learning, behaviour and sensory disabilities to experience exciting, challenging and enjoyable outdoor activities.” The aim is to give military families the opportunity to spend quality time together whilst challenging themselves through outdoor activities and seeing each other achieve.

In a beautiful setting overlooking a Devon reservoir, with three hot meals a day provided, families can bond over daily activities such as:

  • Horse riding
  • Kayaking
  • Biking
  • Sailing
  • Archery
  • Abseiling
  • Bush craft
  • Low ropes

If you are interested in attending:

Get in touch with Frances Robinson, Additional Needs and Disability Advisor, for more information on how to apply – or call 0207 463 9315


  • All children within the family must be between 3-18 years.
  • Children are dependants of a current serving person or reservist.
  • One child attending must have an additional need and/or disability
  • At least one parent must attend the break with their children.

Notes to editors

SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, has been providing lifelong support to our Forces and their families since 1885. Every year our staff and team of volunteers help more than 73,000 people, from Second World War veterans to young men and women who have served in more recent conflicts.

For more information visit and follow us on Twitter: @SSAFA.

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