Dalguise
Perthshire

for primary schools

 

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About Dalguise

This inspiring Highland hideaway will help your primary school group discover just how much fun learning can be. Dalguise adventure centre is set in a beautiful wooded valley, just five miles from Dunkeld and is the perfect setting for some motivational adventure activities.

Your pupils will enjoy a huge range of activities on land and water. There are some fantastic learning opportunities around the centre too. Beatrix Potter spent her childhood holidays here and is said to have found inspiration for her books from exploring the countryside nearby.

Accommodation

The Lodges

  • Pupils - En suite rooms sleep 4-6
  • Teachers - Twin en suite rooms

The Stables

  • Pupils - En suite rooms sleep 4-10
  • Teachers - Single or twin en suite rooms

Facilities

  • Sports dome
  • Lake
  • Meeting rooms
  • Shop
  • Indoor games areas
  • Wet storage room
  • Classrooms

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Activities available

All activity sessions are led by our well trained, enthusiastic instructors and are specially designed to motivate, build confidence and encourage development in pupils.

The full list of activities available at Dalguise is featured below. Each evening there'll be a lively entertainment programme to enjoy too. 

See the evening entertainment available at Dalguise.

Select an activity for a full description

Food

Enjoyable mealtimes with nutritious and tasty food
Our meals are freshly cooked, balanced and will give your pupils plenty of energy to keep them going throughout the day. 

  • Hot and cold meals with vegetarian options
  • Homemade soup every day
  • Self-service salad bar
  • Fresh fruit with every meal
  • Allergies, intolerances and special diets catered for - see our Teacher Guide
  • Support for fussy eaters - see our Parent Guide

Sample Day

Sample day for Primary Schools at Dalguise
Schedule Activities
07.00 - 09.00 Get up, get ready and fuel up for the day ahead
09.00 - 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
14.00 - 17.10 Afternoon activities - 2 exciting sessions with a 15 minute break in-between
17.10 - 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!

Excursions for Primary Schools

  • Beatrix Potter Exhibition
  • Dunkeld Cathedral
  • Blair Castle
  • Dundee Science Centre
  • Camperdown Wildlife Centre
  • Dynamic Earth Edinburgh
  • The Scottish Crannog Centre
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • The Palace of Holyroodhouse
  • The Edinburgh Dungeon
  • The Lighthouse, Glasgow
  • New Lanark
  • Stirling Castle
  • Scone Palace

Centre address

PGL Dalguise
Dunkeld
Perthshire
PH8 0JX

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