Windmill Hill
East Sussex, England

for international students

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About Windmill Hill

PGL Windmill Hill is just an hour from London's Heathrow Airport, conveniently situated on England's South Downs, close to the south coast and within easy reach of Brighton, Canterbury and London.

Windmill Hill has a lake for watersports and plenty of adventure activities in the grounds.

Accommodation at Windmill Hill is all en suite in lodges within the centre grounds.

There are plenty of opportunities for students to learn and practise English language, both at the centre by mixing with staff and English-speaking children, and on excursions to London, Canterbury or Brighton.

  • Gatwick Airport - 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Heathrow Airport - 1¾ hours
  • St Pancras (Eurostar) - 2¼ hours


  • Students - Lodges with en suite rooms, sleeping 5-6
  • Party Leader - Twin en suite rooms


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

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 Windmill 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 Windmill 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.

Sample Day

Sample day for International Students at Windmill 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 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