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About Liddington

Located within minutes of junction 15 of the M4 near Swindon, PGL Liddington activity adventure camp is a great place to take your Brownies and Guides for an adventure weekend or even longer.

Once you’re here, the 150 acres of grounds will make you feel like you’re in the middle of the countryside. There’s an exciting range of adventure activities on offer, including giant swings, a treetop study trail, zip wires and three lakes for watersports.

And in the evening after a fun day of activities, there’s even more to keep your group busy and engaged with a lively evening entertainment programme. Alternatively, you can use our facilities and run your own evening programme.

The modern, purpose-built accommodation is all en suite with rooms for Group Leaders close to their group.


Main Building

Purpose-built accommodation blocks around two outdoor courtyards.

  • Groups - En suite rooms sleep 3-6
  • Leaders - Single or twin en suite rooms

King Edward's House

Converted country house within the grounds, can be sole occupancy subject to group size and availability.

  • Groups - En suite rooms sleep 2-6
  • Leaders - Single or twin en suite rooms

The Ridgeway

Finished to a very high standard, the new accommodation block was completed in 2014 giving the centre additional capacity.

  • Groups - En suite rooms sleep 4-6
  • Leaders - Twin en suite rooms

The Stables

A stone's throw away from the main building, this converted stable block includes an enclosed outside area for your group.

  • Groups - En suite rooms sleep 4-6
  • Leaders - Single or twin en suite rooms


  • Activity Barn (completed in 2014)
  • Netball courts
  • Floodlit sports pitch
  • Football pitches
  • Meeting rooms
  • Gym
  • Lecture theatres
  • Leaders’ bar
  • Shop
  • Leaders’ lounges
  • Three lakes

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 and evening activities, equipment, instruction, food and accommodation are all included in the price, as well as round the clock support during your stay.

The full list of activities available at Liddington is featured below.

There's plenty to keep everyone busy in the evenings too with lively evening entertainment sessions led by the PGL team.

See the evening entertainment available at Liddington.

Select an activity for a full description


Plenty of choice for your girls
Our catering team work hard to prepare balanced, nutritious meals at breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Extra healthy or extra food?
Whether your Brownies & Guides are passionate about healthy eating or just need that little extra bit of re-fuelling, we have a fantastic self-service salad bar that offers a great range of delicious salad choices. We also have tasty, homemade soup for them to try and plenty of fresh fruit that they can take with them to keep them going between activity sessions.

If after all that, they still would like a little more, just ask one of our friendly catering team and we’ll be happy to provide extra food.

Catering to your needs
There may be girls in your group that have special dietary needs or some that are just choosy about what they eat. Whatever the requirement, our team will be able to provide a variety of alternative options to suit the needs of your group.

A pleasant dining experience
We take pride in keeping our catering facilities clean and well maintained. Our team work hard to ensure you have an enjoyable mealtime experience and will always give a warm welcome to your group.

Food at Barton Hall for Brownies and Guides

View our sample menu

Sample Day

Sample day for Brownies and Guides at Liddington
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!