Marchants Hill
Surrey, England

for international students

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About Marchants Hill

Marchants Hill is our closest activity centre to London, but once there, you'd think you were in the countryside. There are playing fields, a lake for watersports and lots of open space with plenty of adventure activities in the centre's spacious, tranquil grounds.

It’s an ideal destination for overseas students. It's just an hour from the airports at London Heathrow, and Gatwick, and the centre of London is easy to get to for a day trip out in the capital.

Marchants Hill is perfect for students who want to explore London as part of their English language learning or just for a day out shopping and sightseeing.

Accommodation is in comfortable en suite lodges.

  • Gatwick Airport - 1 hour
  • Heathrow Airport - 1 hour
  • St Pancras (Eurostar) - 1½ hours



  • Students - En suite rooms sleep 4-6
  • Party Leader - Single or twin en suite rooms


  • Sports hall
  • Common / games room
  • Classrooms
  • Drying rooms
  • Large playing field
  • Disco / indoor area
  • Leaders’ bar
  • Leaders’ lounge
  • Shop

Sample Day

Sample day for International Students at Marchants Hill
Schedule Activities
07.00 - 09.00 Get up, get ready and fuel up for the day ahead
09.15 - 12.30 Activity sessions, English lessons or excursions
12.30 - 14.00 Hot lunch on centre or packed lunch on a trip
14.15 - 17.30 Activity sessions, English lessons or excursions
18.00 - 19.00 Time to eat again - a different menu each day
19.00 - 21.00 Evening social programme organised by our English-speaking staff, students may mix with English speaking children and further develop their language skills
22.00 Time for bed - back to our comfortable en suite accommodation

Excursions in the South of England for International Students

Discover the history and culture of the area with exciting day and half-day excursions.

  • Oxford
  • Portsmouth
  • London
  • Windsor
  • Thorpe Park
  • Canterbury

Activities available

PGL gives your students the opportunity to try a range of exciting adventure activities - all supervised by experienced, English-speaking instructors.

This gives your students the ideal opportunity to develop fluency and conversational English as they interact with their instructors, peers and the other groups on centre.

The full list of activities available at Marchants Hill is featured below.
Each evening there'll be a lively evening entertainment programme to enjoy too, so everyone is kept busy right up until bedtime!

See the evening entertainment available at Marchants Hill

Select an activity for a full description


Healthy food, lots of choice
We’ll give your group plenty of choice at mealtimes and can provide advice on the different options available.

Balanced nutrition
Our meals are all freshly prepared and come with fresh fruit at every meal and our salad bar at lunch and dinner. If they’re still hungry, no problem, we can always provide extra portions.

Support for dietary needs
If any members of your group have special dietary requirements, just speak to a member of our friendly catering team and let us take care of any special requests you may have.

Our high standards
You can be assured that we maintain the highest standards in all areas of our catering facilities. Our dining rooms are well equipped, with friendly and helpful staff available to support the needs of your group. We strive to ensure a great dining experience for all our guests.