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Isle of Wight 


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Nestled in the trees on the banks of Wootton Creek, Little Canada is a hidden gem!

If you like sun, sea and stunningly picturesque scenery then look no further. Nestled by the inlet waters of Wootton Creek on the Isle of Wight, Little Canada has a warm and welcoming feel and offers everything you need.

Just off the beaten track (but close enough to easily hop back on!) it offers staff endless possibilities to explore the island. For those keen to head to the mainland the ferry port is just round the corner and staff benefit from subsidised tickets.

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Staff facilities at Little Canada include:

  • Large Bar ‘Mounties Retreat’
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free Wi-Fi in communal areas
  • Sports Hall
  • Climbing wall
  • Staff room with TV

Activities available at Little Canada include:

  • Abseiling
  • Aeroball
  • All Aboard
  • Archery
  • Buggy Building
  • Canadian Canoeing
  • Cat Walk
  • Challenge Course
  • Indoor Climbing
  • Climbing Tower
  • Dragon Boat Racing
  • Fencing
  • Giant Swing
  • Kayaking
  • Keelboat Sailing
  • Low Ropes Course
  • Orienteering
  • Problem Solving
  • Quad Biking
  • Sensory Trail
  • Survivor
  • Team Games
  • The Matrix
  • Trapeze
  • Tunnel Trail
  • Zip Wire


Local Area

For a relatively small Island, the Isle of Wight certainly packs a punch way above its weight. It has become a place synonymous with legendary music festivals, sailing regattas, world renowned tourist attractions, food festivals and the White Air extreme sports festival. It has a number of golden beaches, scenic walks, fantastic cycle routes and some of the UK’s most stunning coastline. However, for those who are less active there’s a huge number of restaurants, clubs, shops and cafes. To top things off, why not give the famous Ghost Walk tours a go!

Key Facts

Want to know more about Little Canada and the Isle of Wight?

  • Named ‘Little Canada’ after the Canadian style wooden cabins that were built
  • Opened as a family Holiday Camp in 1930
  • Site was bought by Fred Pontin in the 1950’s
  • In 1992 it was transformed to be one of the UK’s largest Outdoor Education centres

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Need more convincing to apply? Surely not, but if so – here are a few ‘must know’ key facts:

  • we employ over 3,000 people every year
  • over 400,000 guests visit a PGL centre every year
  • we are experienced! We have been providing activity holidays since 1957, more than 60 years!
  • we have the most competitive staff package
  • we are the employer of choice within the outdoor activity industry!