Pestalozzi
East Sussex

for Brigades and Cadets

NEW for 2020!

About Pestalozzi

Bring your group to Pestalozzi for an exciting residential adventure. It's an ideal destination with an exciting range of adventure activities, including watersports on the on-site lake, and plenty of open space for your group to enjoy.

Set in 138 acres of countryside, six miles north of Hastings, your accommodation is in en suite rooms or rooms with nearby facilities and, in the summer, you can opt for the real outdoor experience and choose to stay in tents. After the day's adventures are over, we provide an exciting programme of evening entertainment to keep your group occupied and engaged until bedtime.

Accommodation


Battle

Dormitory-style rooms.

  • Groups - En suite rooms sleep 4-6
  • Leaders - En suite twin rooms

Hastings

Dormitory-style rooms.

  • Groups - Rooms with bunk beds sleep 4-6
    (showers and toilets located close by)
  • Leaders - En suite twin rooms

Tented Village

Chalet-style tents you can stand up in and proper beds!

  • Groups - 4 or 5 per tent
  • Leaders - 1 or 2 per tent

Showers and toilets are located close by with separate facilities for leaders.

Leaders tents have a power point to charge mobile phones etc.

Facilities

  • Playing fields
  • Meeting rooms / classrooms
  • Shop
  • Leaders’ lounges

Activities available

Our wide range of thrilling adventure activities has something to suit everyone and our experienced instructors know how to bring out the best in each individual.

The adventure activities available at Pestalozzi are listed below. We also have a fun and varied evening entertainment programme to keep everyone busy until bedtime!

See the evening entertainment available at Pestalozzi

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 group 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 Leader Guide
  • Support for fussy eaters - see our Parent Guide

Sample Day

Sample day for Brigades and Cadets at Pestalozzi
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!