Pestalozzi
East Sussex

for Cubs and Scouts

NEW for 2020!

About Pestalozzi

Set in 138 acres of countryside just six miles north of Hastings, Pestalozzi is an ideal destination for a residential trip with your Cubs and Scouts. There's an exciting range of adventure activities, including watersports on the on-site lake, and plenty of open space for your group to enjoy.

Accommodation is in en suite rooms, rooms with facilities nearby and, in the summer, there's a choice of tents for the true outdoor experience. And after the day's adventures, there's an exciting programme of evening entertainment, run by the PGL centre team, to keep your group occupied and engaged until bedtime.

Accommodation

Battle

  • Groups - En suite rooms with bunk beds sleep 4-6
  • Leaders - En suite twin rooms

Hastings

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

Tents

Chalet-style tents with solid bases and frame beds

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

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

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 full list of activities available at Pestalozzi 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 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 Cubs and Scouts 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!