Windmill Hill
East Sussex

for primary schools

 

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About Windmill Hill

Located close to the coast on the beautiful Sussex Downs, Windmill Hill adventure centre is a popular choice with primary schools from London and the surrounding area. Accommodation is provided in comfortable en suite lodges.

There's lots of adventure in the centre grounds for your pupils to discover, and if you want to go further afield, there's plenty to explore nearby too, including Hastings and Leeds Castle.

Accommodation

  • Pupils - Lodges with en suite rooms, sleeping 5-6
  • Teachers - Twin en suite rooms

Facilities

  • Sports hall
  • Sports pitches
  • Lakes
  • Recreation and shop area
  • Heated outdoor swimming pool (May-Sept)
  • Teachers' lounges
  • Seminar rooms and 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 Windmill Hill is featured below. Each evening there'll be a lively entertainment programme to enjoy too. 

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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 Windmill Hill
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 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!

Excursions for Primary Schools

  • 1066 Hastings Castle
  • Blue Reef Aquarium
  • Drusillas Park
  • Leeds Castle
  • Smugglers Adventure
  • The Hop Farm
  • Thorpe Park

Centre address

PGL Windmill Hill
Windmill Hill Place
Windmill Hill
Hailsham
East Sussex
BN27 4RZ

FREE Preview Weekends

FREE Preview Weekends

Try out some of our exciting adventure activities for yourself on a Teacher Preview Weekend.