Barton Hall
South Devon

for Cubs and Scouts


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About Barton Hall

With views across to Torquay, our outdoor adventure camp, Barton Hall, stands at the heart of the English Riviera and is a popular destination for Cubs and Scouts on an adventure weekend. The centre grounds house a range of exciting adventure activities and a purpose-built lake for watersports. Groups can also enjoy the heated outdoor swimming pool and indoor activity zone.

At the end of each day our centre staff run a supervised evening entertainment programme with more fun activities to keep your group busy. Alternatively, you can run your own evening programme using our facilities; it's up to you.

Accommodation at Barton Hall comprises en suite chalets in the grounds and en suite rooms in the main house. Group leaders are accommodated in twin en suite rooms.

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Main House and Surrounding Chalets

  • Groups - En suite rooms sleep 4-10 in the main house and 4-6 in chalets
  • Leaders - Single or twin en suite rooms


  • Indoor activity zone
  • Lake
  • Outdoor heated swimming pool
  • Meeting rooms
  • Leaders’ lounge
  • Leaders’ bar
  • Shop

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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 full list of activities available at Barton Hall is featured below. There's also plenty to keep everyone busy in the evenings, with lively entertainment sessions led by the PGL team.

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Enjoyable mealtimes with nutritious and tasty food.
Our meals are freshly prepared, balanced and will give your group plenty of energy to keep them going throughout the day.

  • A mix of hot and cold meals with vegetarian options
  • 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

Schedule Activities
07.00 - 08.50 Get up, get ready and fuel up for the day ahead with a hearty breakfast.
08.50 - 12.00 Morning activities - 2 sessions with a 10 minute break in-between.
12.00 - 13.50 Enjoy a fresh and tasty two-course hot lunch and some free time.
13.50 - 17.00 Afternoon activities - 2 sessions with a 10 minute break in-between.
17.00 - 19.00 Time to eat again - a different dinner menu each day.
19.00 - 21.00 Discos, campfires, quizzes and more - our evening entertainment programme keeps everyone engaged until bedtime.
21.00 / 21.30 Bedtime. Catch up on some zzz's ready to do it all again tomorrow!

Centre address

PGL Barton Hall
Kingskerswell Road