Barton Hall
South Devon

for Brownies and Guides

 

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About Barton Hall

Barton Hall  stands at the heart of the English Riviera and is a popular destination for Brownies and Guides on a holiday or adventure weekend. Groups enjoy the heated outdoor swimming pool, indoor activity zone and waterspots on the purpose-built lake, as well as a range of exciting adventure activities in the centre grounds.

At the end of each day, our fun evening entertainment programmes keeps everyone busy with more lively activities run by our centre teams. Alternatively, you can use our facilities to run your own evening programme; the choice is yours. Accommodation is all en suite - in chalets in the grounds and rooms in the main house. Group leaders have twin en suite rooms.

Accommodation

Main House and Surrounding Chalets

  • Group - En suite rooms sleep 4-10 in the main house and 4-6 in chalets
  • Leaders - Single or twin en suite rooms

Facilities

  • Indoor activity zone
  • Lake
  • Outdoor heated swimming pool
  • Meeting rooms
  • Leaders’ lounge
  • Leaders’ bar
  • Shop

Explore the facilities, accommodation and activities in our virtual tour (opens in new window):

Barton Hall Virtual Tour for Brownies and Guides

Activities available

Our wide range of thrilling adventure activities has something to suit everyone - our experienced instructors know how to bring out the best in each individual.

And with PGL, you can rely on getting the best value for money: adventure and evening activities, equipment, instruction, food and accommodation are all included in the price, as well as round the clock support during your stay.

The full list of activities available at Barton Hall is featured below.

There's plenty to keep everyone busy in the evenings too with lively evening entertainment sessions led by the PGL team.

See the evening entertainment available at Barton Hall.

Select an activity for a full description

Food

Enjoyable mealtimes with nutritious and tasty food
Our meals are freshly cooked, balanced and will give your girls plenty of energy to keep them going throughout the day. 

  • Hot and cold meals with vegetarian options
  • Homemade soup every day
  • Self-service salad bar
  • Fresh fruit with every meal
  • Allergies, intolerances and special diets catered for - see our Leader Guide
  • Support for fussy eaters - see our Parent Guide

Sample Day

Sample day for Brownies and Guides at Barton Hall
Schedule Activities
07.00 - 09.00 Get up, get ready and fuel up for the day ahead.
09.15 - 12.30 Morning activities - usually 2 sessions with a 15 minute break in-between.

12.30 - 14.00 Dry off & clean up. Time for a fresh & tasty two-course hot lunch.
14.15 - 17.30 Afternoon activities - 2 exciting sessions with a 15 minute break in-between.

18.00 - 19.00 Time to eat again - a different menu each day.
19.00 - 21.00 Talent shows, campfires, quizzes and more. The evening entertainment programme keeps you laughing until bedtime.
21.00 / 21.30 Bedtime. Catch up on some zzz's and prepare to do it all over again tomorrow!