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.

Accommodation

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

Facilities

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

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Barton Hall Virtual Tour for Cubs and Scouts

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.

See the evening entertainment available at Barton Hall.

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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 Cubs and Scouts at Barton Hall
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!