Adventure Holidays at
WINDmILL HILL

Sussex

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  • Adventure Holidays at Windmill Hill

Windmill Hill, PGL's home in East Sussex.

Our Sussex gem. Windmill Hill is based around an impressive Grade 2 listed Mansion House, set in 21 acres of grounds on the Sussex Downs. Only 2 hours from central London, 1 hour from the M25, 45 minutes from Brighton and 1 hour from the Channel Tunnel.

PGL Windmill Hill has undergone £7 million investment under our ownership and offers modern lodge-style accommodation and a host of purpose built- activity bases including a large indoor sports hall and other facilities.

Available at Windmill Hill in 2024: 2, 3, 4 & 7 night Multi-Activity Camps, Pony Camp Beginner and Netball Camp.

Need some help with travel arrangements? Find out more about our escorted travel here.

   

Accommodation

Accommodation is in modern, purpose-built lodges which offer five or six bedded en-suite rooms. The lodges create a homely 'village' feel and are all within the grounds of the main house.

Facilities

A fantastic range of new activity bases are available on site. The centre boasts a large sports hall, outdoor heated swimming pool, sports pitches and lakes for raft building along with a recreation and shop area.

Windmill Hill Virtual Tour

Experience our virtual tour of Windmill Hill here.

*Please note that activities may differ slightly to those shown in the 360° view. Please refer to the ‘Activities’ section for a full list of activities available at each centre. 

Activities available

Every day is different
We offer almost 40 different activities across all our centres and we pack in as many as possible on every PGL Adventure Holiday. Please note that not all activities are available at all centres; please see the list below for activities available at this centre.

Evening activities
The fun doesn’t stop there! We also include fun-packed evening entertainment programmes at all our centres, every day, all year round, whichever holiday you choose.

Select an activity for a full description

Food

Fuel for adventure
To keep your children energised for their active PGL break our catering teams work hard to produce a menu jam-packed with nutritious family-friendly favourites to suit all appetites. This year we have made some improvements to bring you our best menu yet! View our sample menu here.

  • The PGL breakfast - hot options, cereals, toast, yoghurts, pastries & more!
  • Lighter tastier lunches - a pit-stop to prepare for a busy afternoon. Refuel with fresh sandwiches, soups, pasta or salads.
  • Delicious 'kids favourites' evening meals - crowd pleasing classics such as fish & chips, roast dinners and bangers & mash.

Our buffet style dining room means that children can ‘mix and match’ the items they love most and have unlimited access to our salad bar and fresh fruit. Our Group leaders are on hand to help and will look out for anyone who can’t find anything on the menu that they enjoy. If necessary our catering teams will be more than happy to prepare something special.

Allergies, intolerances and other dietary requirements
A vegetarian alternative can always be provided on all our holidays, and we can accommodate most special diets required on medical or religious grounds, just let us know when you book.

Keeping hydrated
Water, squash, tea and coffee are available with all meals and children are encouraged to refill their water bottles for regular use throughout the day. There are also water fountains available around the centre.

Food at Caythorpe Court

 

Sample Day

Sample day at Windmill Hill (based on 7 night Multi Activity holiday)
Typical timings Activities
07:00 Your Group Leader will wake you up so that you can get up and get ready for the day ahead.
08:00 Off to the dining room with the rest of your group to fuel up for the day, you’ll need plenty of energy to keep you going. Breakfast includes cereals, toast, yogurts, porridge, and cooked breakfast – you choose!
Don’t forget to refill your drinks bottle before you head off to your first activity.
09:15
Session 1
Canoeing
10:45 Break. Catch your breath and have a quick drink before your next session.
11:00
Session 2
Archery
12:30-14:00 Worked up an appetite? Great – it’s time to replenish your energy stores with the dining room. If you have energy to spare after lunch your Group Leader will always be ready for a quick kickabout with a ball or you could relax and chat with your new friends.
14:15
Session 3
Giant Swing
15:45-16:00 A chance for a breather and a drink before your Groupie takes you to your next activity.
16:00
Session 4
Climbing
18:00 Time to eat again – a different menu each day (and did we mention, often evening meals come with a hot pudding too – or you can stick with fruit if you prefer).
19:00 Talent shows, campfires, quizzes and much more – your evening entertainment programme gives you the chance to get together with everyone else in your age group and have some laughs.
21:00-22:30 Bedtime. The younger ones go first whilst older groups have time to chill out and chat or watch a DVD. Then it’s lights out and time to sleep ready to do it all over again tomorrow!

Please note this is a sample itinerary for illustrative purposes only. Itineraries will be planned by the centre shortly before your arrival.

Customer reviews of this centre

“It looked beautiful and I felt free when I was there.”
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Tatiana, age 8
July 2019
“Good space with well equipped, friendly staff and a sense of adventure.”
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Miss Deal
August 2019
“Great for children of all ages! Paramount was my boys' safety - and that was met!”
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Mrs Gibbs
May 2019
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Centre address

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