Barton Hall
South Devon

for youth groups


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Youth Weekends at Barton Hall

With Dartmoor close by, views to Torquay and a stunning location in the heart of the English Riviera, it’s easy to see why Barton Hall residential adventure centre is a popular choice with many youth groups. We can cater for all members of your group – from the thrill-seekers to the less confident.

We have plenty of adventure activities within the spacious grounds plusa heated outdoor pool and an on-site lake for watersports. Why not try out some abseiling or test your nerve on the giant swing with the help of our friendly instructors who are experts at bringing out the best in each individual.

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You can choose to stay in our purpose-built chalets or spacious mansion house – all rooms are en suite and designed for groups like yours.

  • Group - 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

Explore the facilities, accommodation and activities in our virtual tour.

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Activities available

We have indoor and outdoor spaces to relax in, between activity sessions –  there's also an indoor activity zone which is ideal in bad weather!

The full list of activities available at Barton Hall is featured below. There's also plenty to keep groups 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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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