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About Dalguise

Located five miles north of Dunkeld in a stunning wooded valley, Dalguise is an inspiring place to take your students on a motivational adventure experience. The grounds at Dalguise are full of adventure activities on land and water, designed to bring out the best in your students.

The beautiful surrounding countryside offers hiking opportunities – discover the stunning landscape that once inspired the books of Beatrix Potter when she stayed here in the 19th century! Choose to stay in our comfortable stable block or in one of our cosy wooden lodges on the edge of the forest. All accommodation is en suite and designed for groups like yours.

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Curriculum for Excellence

PGL residential adventure courses feature many of the key learning and development outcomes as described in the Health and Wellbeing Principles and Practice in the Curriculum for Excellence in Scotland.

In order to help you correlate the requirements of the CfE you can find the relevant statements from the CfE followed by a description of how the PGL experience meets the learning and development outcomes in our CfE document.


The Lodges

  • Students - En suite rooms sleep 4-6
  • Teachers - Twin en suite rooms

The Stables

  • Students - En suite rooms sleep 4-10
  • Teachers - Single or twin en suite rooms


  • Sports dome
  • Lake
  • Meeting rooms
  • Shop
  • Indoor games areas
  • Wet storage room
  • Classrooms

Explore the facilities, accommodation and activities in our virtual tour.

Dalguise Virtual Tour for Secondary Schools


Activities available

All activity sessions are led by our well trained, enthusiastic instructors who know exactly how to make the most of the challenges and opportunities each activity presents.

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

See the evening entertainment available at Dalguise

Select an activity for a full description


Enjoyable mealtimes with nutritious and tasty food.
Our meals are freshly prepared, balanced and will give your students 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!

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PGL Dalguise

FREE Teacher Preview Weekends

FREE Teacher Preview Weekends

Try out some of our exciting adventure activities for yourself on a Teacher Preview Weekend.