Family Adventures at Barton Hall

Devon

Barton hall, set in 46 acres of the English Riviera and with views reaching across to the sea, is our most popular, family-friendly centre.

 

 

  • Barton Hall

This lovely family centre has something for everyone...

NEW dates added - new dates have now been added to our July summer holidays!

There are fantastic on-site activities, all situated around the outdoor heated swimming pool at the heart of the centre, including zip wires, giant swings and a lake.

On offer at Barton Hall:

  • 7 night holidays
  • 4 night short breaks
  • 3 night weekends
  • options to extend your stay at a B&B rate per night

Devon’s warm climate, the great activities on offer and Barton’s beautiful, outdoor heated pool have consistently made Barton Hall our most popular family centre.

It's also the only PGL centre to include 'flexi-sessions' offering additional choice and flexibility within the planned programme of activities.  

These daily sessions allow you to choose to do another multi activity (always offered at each flexi-session), grab some extra time in the heated outdoor pool, play an organised 'family game' or relax in the bar or social areas.

You can also opt to try skiing or 'ringos' activities in one of your flexi-sessions, at the Torquay Alpine Ski Club dry slope that adjoins our centre. Pre-booking is required and cost £10pp, per activity session booked. Please see the activities section below for details on how to book. 

Facilities

Once a country mansion, this large, family orientated centre has a range of brilliant facilities including a comfortable lounge, family bar, chill out/games room, sun room and more. You can even try a traditional Devon Cream Tea in the Devonshire Bar. A must have treat!

Highlights:

  • Heated outdoor swimming pool
  • Private 46 acre site  
  • On-site access to Torquay Alpine Ski Club dry ski-slope (optional extra)
  • On-site lake
  • Comfortable lounge
  • Family bar
  • Chill out/games room and sun room
  • Large family dining room 

Sample Day

Sample day at Barton Hall
Schedule Activities
Breakfast Wake up and head down to breakfast to fuel up for the day. Choose from a large range including a hot cooked breakfast, cereals, toast, yoghurts, porridge and a selection of drinks. Make sure to fill up your drinks bottle to take on to your first activity!
Session 1 Trapeze
Break Take 10-15 minutes to have a break and get yourself a drink ready for the next session!
Session 2 Raft Building
Lunch Worked up an appetite? Replenish your energy at lunch! In the dining room you'll find nutritious hot and cold options with a great range to suit every taste and dietary requirement. If you have spare time after your lunch, relax with a hot drink ready for the afternoon ahead.
Session 3 Flexi-session - Exclusive to Barton Hall, this is a daily session that allows you to choose to do another multi activity (always offered at each flexi-session, grab some extra time in the heated outdoor pool, play an organised 'family game' or relax in the bar or social areas. You can now also opt to try skiing or 'ringos' activities in one of your flexi-sessions, at the Torquay Alpine Ski Club dry slope that adjoins our centre. Pre-booking is required and costs £10pp, per activity session booked.
Break A chance to reflect on all the activities you've done so far and prepare for the final activity of the day.
Session 4 Jacob's Ladder
Dinner Head to the dining room and enjoy dinner with your family. A different menu each day, often with a hot pudding or something lighter if preferred!
Evening Entertainment Enjoy evening entertainment as a family or just send your children and get some 'me time'. With different entertainment each night from quizzes to talent shows, there's something for all the family to enjoy!
Relax Head back to your room or to the bar to relax and wind down. Get a good night's sleep ready to do it all over again tomorrow!

Please note this is a sample itinerary for illustrative purposes only. Itineraries will be planned by the centre shortly before your arrival.

Want to stay longer?

Do you want to extend your stay by few extra days to explore more of the surrounding area? You can now book bed and breakfast accommodation at Barton Hall so that you can extend your stay. You can stay as many extra nights as you wish (subject to availability) and whilst they won’t include a programme of activities for your family, it will give you the opportunity to discover what the beautiful South Devon region has to offer. Just £29 pp, per night. Please call us for further details on 0333 321 2114.

Customer reviews of this centre

“The staff were amazing I was so impressed with the attitude and their ability to interact so well will all of the children with such a wide age range. They injected lots of fun but remained in control of the activities.”
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Bowry Family
July 2017
“Lovely surroundings, brilliant equipment, laid back atmosphere, simple but comfortable accommodation and lots of amazing staff!”
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Gerrard Family
August 2017
“Secure, quiet location, with a good range of facilities.”
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Vila Family
August 2017