Windmill Hill
East Sussex

for youth groups


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  • Windmill Hill for Youth Groups

Youth residential centre in East Sussex

A popular choice with youth groups from London and the surrounding areas looking for a thrilling adventure experience in the beautiful Sussex Downs. Located near Hastings, Windmill Hill is packed with activities to motivate, build confidence and promote a positive attitude in young people.

Whether it's adrenalin-fueled activities in the centre grounds, a canoeing session on one of our scenic lakes or climbing to the top of the Jacob's ladder, we have all the activities your group will love, and more.

When the day's activities are over, there's a packed evening programme for your group to enjoy, before retiring to one of our cosy wooden lodges for some well-deserved rest before doing it all over again the following day!

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Accommodation at Windmill Hill is in lodges.

  • Group - En suite rooms, sleeping 5-6
  • Leaders - Twin en suite rooms


  • Outdoor heated swimming pool
  • Classrooms
  • Lakes
  • Recreation & shop area
  • Seminar rooms
  • Sports hall
  • Sports pitches
  • Leaders' bar
  • Leaders' lounges

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Activities available

You can rely on getting the best value for money: activities, equipment, instruction, food and accommodation are included in the price, as well as round-the-clock support from our experienced centre team.

The full list of activities available at Windmill Hill is featured below. There's also plenty to keep your group busy in the evenings, with lively entertainment sessions led by the PGL team.

See the evening entertainment available at Windmill Hill.

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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 Windmill Hill
Windmill Hill Place
Windmill Hill
East Sussex
BN27 4RZ