Hillcrest
Herefordshire

for Cubs and Scouts

About Hillcrest

Hillcrest is one of our smaller centres, but its cosy atmosphere makes it an ideal venue for younger Cubs and Scouts on an outdoor adventure camp. Situated close to the River Wye, Hillcrest has plenty of exciting adventure activities in the grounds where your Cubs and Scouts can learn a range of new skills. Canoeing takes place on the nearby river and raft building and dragon boat racing are available on our own private lake a short distance away.

Hillcrest provides comfortable accommodation for visiting groups and their leaders and a range of facilities including a basketball court, floodlit playing field, plus a common room for group members and a lounge for group leaders.

Supervised evening entertainment sessions keep your Cubs and Scouts having fun before retiring to our comfortable accommodation.

Accommodation

Dormitories

  • Groups - Rooms with bunk beds sleep 6-16 with showers and toilets located close by
  • Leaders - Single or twin rooms, en suite or with private facilities nearby

Facilities

  • Basketball court
  • Floodlit playing field
  • Indoor space
  • Group common room
  • Leaders’ lounge
  • Shop
Hillcrest Interactive Centre Map for Cubs and Scouts

Take a look around the centre (requires Flash Player)

Activities available

Even though Hillcrest is a small centre, there's plenty of choice when it comes to activities for your Cubs or Scouts including watersports.

These include canoeing on the beautiful River Wye and canoeing, kayaking and dragon boating at our very own private lake nearby.

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

There's also 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 Hillcrest.

Select an activity for a full description

Food

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.

Choosy eaters?
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.

Sample Day

Sample day for Cubs and Scouts at Hillcrest
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!