About Barton Hall
With views across to Torquay, our outdoor adventure camp, Barton Hall, stands at the heart of the English Riviera and is a popular destination for Cubs and Scouts on an adventure weekend. The centre grounds house a range of exciting adventure activities and a purpose-built lake for watersports. Groups can also enjoy the heated outdoor swimming pool and indoor activity zone.
At the end of each day our centre staff run a supervised evening entertainment programme with more fun activities to keep your group busy. Alternatively, you can run your own evening programme using our facilities; it’s up to you.
Accommodation at Barton Hall comprises en suite chalets in the grounds and en suite rooms in the main house. Group leaders are accommodated in twin en suite rooms.
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
- Indoor activity zone
- Outdoor heated swimming pool
- Meeting rooms
- Leaders’ lounge
- Leaders’ bar
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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 Barton Hall is featured below.
There's plenty to keep everyone busy in the evenings too with lively evening entertainment sessions led by the PGL team.
Cubs and Scouts love mealtimes at PGL
We have lots of choice for your group and balanced daily menus that offer a variety of tasty, freshly-cooked food that will keep up their energy levels.
Why not try our salad bar?
To supplement our wide range of meals, we also have a salad bar where there’s a choice of different salad varieties for some additional healthy nutrition. And if that wasn’t enough, there’s delicious, warming soup available for your Cubs or Scouts to try and fresh fruit every day.
Whether there are members of your group who are choosy about what they eat, have any special dietary requirements or allergies, or just want more food, we will strive to accommodate any requests to ensure everyone leaves the dining room full and happy.
Fun and friendly atmosphere
Our friendly catering team are always on hand to offer help and support to your Cub or Scout group. They will ensure mealtimes are a pleasant experience for all while maintaining the highest levels of cleanliness throughout our catering facilities.
|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 break in-between|
|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 break in-between|
|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!|