Pestalozzi
East Sussex

for faith groups

NEW for 2020!

About Pestalozzi

Set in a 138-acre rural setting, Pestalozzi is an ideal destination for a residential trip with your young people. Just six miles north of Hastings in the East Sussex countryside, it offers a range of facilities for the perfect trip away.

Accommodation is in en suite rooms, rooms with facilities nearby and, in the summer, there's a choice of tent accommodation. Classrooms and meeting rooms are available for you to hold your own evening sessions if required; alternatively there's an exciting programme of evening entertainment provided, to keep everyone occupied 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 (available from spring 2021)

Chalet-style tents you can stand up in and with 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 - our experienced instructors know how to bring out the best in each individual.

And with PGL, you can rely on getting the best value for money: adventure and evening activities, equipment, instruction, food and accommodation are all included in the price, as well as round the clock support during your stay.

The full list of activities available at Pestalozzi is featured below.

There's plenty to keep everyone busy in the evenings too with lively evening 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 pupils 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

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!