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Bethan Barnett Jones

Bethanne is making the most of student life in Cumbria

Published on: Thursday 31st March 2016
Categorised under: Learn , Education, Lake District, University of Cumbria

Bethanne Barnett-Jones, 22, is studying Outdoor Studies at the University of Cumbria in Ambleside

Kendalian Bethanne chose to study in Cumbria after an inspiring gap year trip to the other side of the world.


Bethanne is making the most of living in the Lake District and taking part in the outdoor activities on offer.

“I do a lot of biking, road riding and mountain biking,” she said. “I’ve started fell running with a friend from uni and I really love that. Being able to be up a hill is really important to me! I like trying everything outdoors, and everything is on the doorstep here.”

Bethanne also has a part-time job at Kendal’s Brewery Arts Centre.

“They’re really flexible at the Brewery, which allows me to fit in my uni work,” she said.

“I really enjoyed Kendal Mountain Festival there and got to watch some films, go to some of the talks and went to a gig when I wasn’t working. The Brewery has some great events on all year round.”

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