NEW! Pioneers

for Primary Schools

  • Residential trips for younger pupils

Here's where it all begins!

Specially created for Year 4 (P5), our new residential Pioneers programme is the perfect introduction to PGL’s much-loved Multi-activity adventures.

On their first taste of outdoor learning, your pupils will experience an action-packed programme of amazing adventure activities and fun challenges designed to help build friendships, connect with teachers, and start them on their path towards independence.

Everything has been thoughtfully matched to their ages and abilities and provides a safe and supportive environment in which to try new things, gradually challenge themselves and build their confidence.

Our expert team provide all the reassurance and encouragement the children need to make sure their first trip away is full of fun and an amazing adventure they'll remember forever.

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Our Pioneers programme

Adventures thoughtfully designed for younger children

  • Activities matched to age and ability
  • Child friendly menu, great quality and choice!
  • Earlier mealtimes and longer dining sessions, perfect for slower eaters
  • Early bedtimes

A gentle start to their first adventure

  • One night stay
  • Short coach journey (max. 1½ hrs) from school

A supportive environment to build confidence

  • Our expert team, trained to reassure and encourage younger children
  • Extra team support at bedtime

Activities

There's so much for your pupils to experience with Pioneers. Our action-packed itinerary includes loads of amazing outdoor activities, all carefully tailored to make sure they're fun, exciting and perfectly safe for younger pupils. Challenge levels are gradually increased allowing them to gently build their confidence and gain a huge sense of personal achievement.

Our highly trained team are here to provide kind and supportive encouragement as your group overcomes the different challenges and ensure that their first residential trip is an exciting and enriching experience.

Select an activity for a full description

Learning outcomes

  • Builds independence & grows confidence
  • Boosts emotional & physical well being
  • Develops teamwork & strengthens peer group bonding
  • Personal development through learning new skills
Barton Hall, South Devon

Barton Hall, South Devon

Located just outside Torquay.

Bawdsey Manor, Suffolk

Bawdsey Manor, Suffolk

A coastal centre near Woodbridge.

Beam House, North Devon

Beam House, North Devon

Near Bideford and beach/surf school.

Boreatton Park, Shropshire

Boreatton Park, Shropshire

A 250 acre centre near Shrewsbury.

Caythorpe Court, Lincolnshire

Caythorpe Court, Lincolnshire

Ten miles north of Grantham.

Dalguise, Perthshire

Dalguise, Perthshire

Five miles north of Dunkeld.

Ford Castle, Northumberland (NEW!)

Ford Castle, Northumberland (NEW!)

Opening May 2022. Near Berwick-upon-Tweed.

Liddington, Wiltshire

Liddington, Wiltshire

Close to the M4 near Swindon.

Little Canada, Isle of Wight

Little Canada, Isle of Wight

Near to the ferry terminal at Ryde.

Marchants Hill, Surrey

Marchants Hill, Surrey

Near Hindhead and close to London.

Osmington Bay, Dorset

Osmington Bay, Dorset

On the Jurassic Coast near Weymouth.

Tregoyd House, Powys

Tregoyd House, Powys

Near Brecon, in the Black Mountains.

Windmill Hill, East Sussex

Windmill Hill, East Sussex

Near Brighton on the Sussex Downs.