East Sussex, England

for international students


  • Pestalozzi for International Students

About Pestalozzi

Located in 138 acres of English countryside, Pestalozzi adventure camp is easily accessible from Gatwick and Heathrow airports and is the perfect base for groups wanting to explore London as well as nearby historic towns such as Hastings and Brighton.

Pestalozzi is well-equipped for international students, with plenty of classroom space for study sessions and comfortable accommodation for students and teachers.

There's an exciting range of adventure activities to enjoy and great facilities, including a lake for watersports, meeting rooms and plenty of outdoor space.

  • Gatwick Airport - 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Heathrow Airport - 1½ hours
  • St Pancras (Eurostar) - 2 hours



  • Students - En suite rooms with bunk beds sleep 4-6
  • Party Leader - Twin en suite rooms


  • Playing fields
  • Meeting rooms / classrooms
  • Shop
  • Leaders’ lounges

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 Pestalozzi 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 Pestalozzi

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
Whether it’s a ‘full English’ at breakfast time or a mix of delicious options at dinner, our meals are all freshly cooked and come with a choice of salad and fresh fruit. There’s also delicious, homemade soup available every day and if they’re still hungry, we can always provide extra food.

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.

Sample Day

Sample day for International Students at Pestalozzi
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 East for International Students

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

  • London
  • Brighton
  • Canterbury
  • Battle
  • Thorpe Park
  • Hastings