Adventure in Northern France

for Brownies and Guides

France has more to offer

Are you looking for a French trip that gives you more?

Combine a full adventure programme with an itinerary of inspiring cultural excursions based at PGL’s Château du Tertre at the crossroads of Normandy, Brittany and the Loire.

Our château has a beautiful rural setting; accommodation is comfortable; we’ve got great facilities and excursions include local markets, as well as famous sights such as Fougères Château and Mont Saint Michel. Combine trips out with our unique and exciting range of FREE on-site adventure activities to help your girls develop, improve confidence and build stronger relationships as a team.

Activities

You’ll enjoy 4 x 1½ hour sessions of engaging activities per day, run by our highly trained team, as well as your chosen itinerary of cultural and historic excursions.

We’ll support you and your group throughout the day, ensuring you have everything you need.

A full evening programme will be led by our team and tailored to meet your requirements. We can include our own special mix of lively entertainment sessions, or can include diary writing, badge work or other specific activities to suit you.

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A typical itinerary for this course

Sample programme for an 8 day Adventure in Northern France course for Brownies and Guides
  Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Evening
Day 1 Depart UK, travel to France. Arrive in time for evening meal. Passport to the world
Day 2 Climbing Archery Rifle Shooting Abseiling Campfire
Day 3 Low Level Ropes Course Challenge Course Raft Building The Have-a-Go Show
Day 4 Excursion Day: e.g. St Malo and Mont St Michel Mini Olympics
Day 5 Canoeing with picnic lunch at riverside followed by an overnight bivouac. Overnight Bivouac
Day 6 Archery Vertical Challenge Raft Building Quiz Night
Day 7 Sailing Mountain Biking Survivor Disco
Day 8 Depart for home after breakfast        

Learning outcomes

  • A diverse and stimulating mix of activities enables your girls to learn and apply a range of new skills. Your girls improve in confidence, self-esteem and are better able to interact effectively with both peers and adults.
  • Girls develop key skills such as communication, leadership, problem solving and teamwork through the range of activities they take part in.
  • Girls will often leave PGL with raised aspirations from their experience of the wider world.
  • Girls learn to appreciate the benefits of health and physical fitness.
Barton Hall

Barton Hall

A popular destination for Brownies and Guides looking for an adventure weekend by the coast. Located close to Torquay, on the English Riviera.

Beam House

Beam House

Beam House is situated in its own grounds with plenty of space and adventure activities. Groups can learn to surf at Westward Ho!, a short drive away.

Boreatton Park

Boreatton Park

Set in the stunning Shropshire countryside, there are 250 acres of grounds crammed full of adventure activities for your Brownies or Guides.

Caythorpe Court

Caythorpe Court

The perfect venue for an escape to the country. Just ten miles north of Grantham, there are over 65 acres of grounds full of adventure.

Dalguise

Dalguise

Set in a beautiful wooded valley, five miles from Dunkeld, there’s plenty to discover at this stunning adventure camp in the Scottish Highlands.

Hillcrest

Hillcrest

With its cosy, home-away-from-home feel, Hillcrest is an ideal introduction to the PGL experience – ideal for girls who may be staying away for the first time.

Liddington

Liddington

Despite being easily accessible from the M4, once you’re here, the 150 acres of grounds will make you feel like you’re in the middle of the countryside!

Little Canada

Little Canada

Minutes away from the Fishbourne Ferry, it’s a beautiful centre set in stunning woodland on the banks of Wootton Creek.

Llwyn Filly

Llwyn Filly

A great choice for your Brownies and Guides in stunning surroundings! An adventure camp with a homely feel – perfect if it’s their first trip away.

Marchants Hill

Marchants Hill

An activity adventure camp on the outskirts of London but with over 45 acres of space to enjoy a great range of activities.

Osmington Bay

Osmington Bay

For those that love watersports and learning to sail, this is the perfect destination. Located close to Portland Bay near Weymouth.

Tregoyd House

Tregoyd House

For a pack holiday away from it all, this is an ideal location. Near the dramatic Black Mountains, it’s an action-packed centre set in beautiful surroundings.

Windmill Hill

Windmill Hill

A popular destination for Brownies and Guides from London and surrounding areas, there are 21 acres of grounds to enjoy, close to the Sussex Downs.

Winmarleigh Hall

Winmarleigh Hall

Enjoy a fun-filled weekend in rural Lancashire. There are some great facilities to take advantage of and over 50 acres of grounds to explore.