Barton Hall
South Devon

for Brigades and Cadets

 

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About Barton Hall

A coastal retreat, at the heart of the English Riviera, Barton Hall adventure activity centre is a great location for Boys’ and Girls’ Brigade groups in South Devon and the surrounding area.

There are stunning views across to Torquay, beautiful blue flag beaches nearby and a variety of coastal walks close to the centre that are sure to encourage a passion for the outdoors.

Within the grounds, we have all the adventure activities your Boys’ or Girls’ Brigade group could want – abseiling, climbing, zip wire, giant swing and lots more! All designed to get everyone working together, giving help and support and building confidence.

There are some great facilities at Barton Hall too, including a lake for watersports, an indoor activity zone and even an outdoor heated pool for your group to take advantage of.

Cosy, en suite accommodation is provided in the main house or our wooden chalets.

Accommodation

Main House and Surrounding Chalets

  • Groups - En suite rooms sleep 4-10 in the main house and 4-6 in chalets
  • Leaders - Single or twin en suite rooms

Facilities

  • Indoor activity zone
  • Lake
  • Outdoor heated swimming pool
  • Meeting rooms
  • Leaders’ lounge
  • Leaders’ bar
  • Shop
Barton Hall Interactive Centre Map for Brigades and Cadets

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Activities available

Our wide range of thrilling adventure activities has something to suit everyone - our experienced instructors know how to bring out the best in each individual.

And with PGL, you can rely on getting the best value for money: adventure, equipment, instruction, food and accommodation are all included in the price, as well as round the clock support during your stay.

The adventure activities available at Barton Hall are listed below. We also have a fun and varied evening entertainment programme to keep everyone busy until bedtime!

See the evening entertainment available at Barton Hall.

Select an activity for a full description

Food

Healthy, happy dining at PGL
Our food is nutritious, freshly-prepared and most of all – delicious! We have lots of choice for your group too.

Because mealtimes are an adventure too!
Whether they’re choosing their favourites from our self-service salad bar, trying out the soup of the day, or picking up some fresh fruit to take with them for a challenging day ahead, Brigades and Cadet groups love mealtimes at PGL.

More food? No problem!
We want your group to leave our dining room full up and with a smile on their faces! We always have more food for those with hearty appetites and we can cater for a range of special diets too.

Relax at mealtimes
Mealtimes are a great opportunity for your Brigades or Cadets to relax, have fun together and swap stories about the day’s adventures. Our dining facilities are spacious, well-equipped and our friendly staff will always be on hand to maintain the highest levels of cleanliness to ensure it’s a pleasurable dining experience for all.

Sample Day

Sample day for Brigades and Cadets at Barton Hall
Schedule Activities
07.00 - 09.00 Get up, get ready and fuel up for the day ahead
09.15 - 12.30 Morning activities - usually 2 sessions with a 15 minute refreshment break
12.30 - 14.00 Dry off & clean up. Time for a fresh & tasty two-course hot lunch
14.15 - 17.30 Afternoon activities - 2 exciting sessions with a 15 minute refreshment break
18.00 - 19.00 Time to eat again - a different menu each day
19.00 - 21.00 Talent shows, campfires, quizzes and more. The evening entertainment programme keeps you laughing until bedtime.
21.00 / 21.30 Bedtime. Catch up on some zzz's and prepare to do it all over again tomorrow!