Dalguise
Perthshire

for secondary schools

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About Dalguise

Discover outdoor learning at its best at Dalguise activity centre.

Located five miles north of Dunkeld in a stunning wooded valley, Dalguise is an inspiring place to take your secondary school students on a motivational adventure experience.

Whether it’s abseiling, canoeing, trapeze or Jacob’s ladder, the grounds at Dalguise are full of adventure activities on land and water, designed to bring out the best in your students.

The beautiful countryside surrounding Dalguise also offers hiking opportunities – discover the stunning landscape that once inspired the books of Beatrix Potter when she stayed here during the 19th century!

Choose to stay in our comfortable stable block or get closer to the outdoors in one of our cosy wooden lodges on the edge of the forest. All accommodation is en suite and designed for groups like yours.

Accommodation

The Lodges

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

The Stables

  • Students - 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

Engaging children to learn through adventure is what we're all about. Our adventure activities are designed to motivate, build confidence and encourage development.

All activity sessions are led by our well trained, enthusiastic instructors who know exactly how to make the most of the challenges and opportunities each activity presents.

The full list of activities available at Dalguise is featured below.
Each evening there'll be a lively evening entertainment programme to enjoy too, so everyone is kept busy right up until bedtime!

See the evening entertainment available at Dalguise

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Food

Balanced, great-tasting meals
We’ve got plenty of hot and cold food options for your students to choose from and all our meals are freshly cooked at every mealtime.

Soup and salad – a meal in itself
Our salad bar is always busy at mealtimes and provides a wide choice of healthy, nutritious salad choices for your group. There’s also homemade soup available every day and lots of fresh fruit – they can help themselves!

For the more particular
We’ll do our best to cater for any dietary requirements your students may have. Our catering team will always find something to suit. For those students who just want a bit more, just ask us – we always have extra food available.

Taking pride in what we do
Providing great food in a pleasant and well-maintained environment is important to us. We want to ensure your dining experience is as good as we can make it and we work hard to ensure you have everything you need.

Sample Day

Sample day for Secondary 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 refreshment break
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 refreshment break
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!