Marchants Hill
Surrey

for secondary schools

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About Marchants Hill

Surrounded by acres of woodland at the edge of the Devil’s Punchbowl Marchants Hill is conveniently close to London and a great location for your secondary school trip. There are adventure activities on land and water to help your students challenge themselves and build stronger relationships with each other.

Whether it’s paddling a canoe across the lake, a leap of faith to reach the trapeze bar or a morning’s hike to explore the beautiful surroundings, there’s plenty to discover at Marchant’s Hill. There are great facilities include a sports hall, classrooms and a large playing field, plus a games room and disco area for the evenings. All  accommodation is en suite.

Accommodation

Lodges

  • Students - En suite rooms sleep 6
  • Teachers - Single or twin en suite rooms

Bethany House

This converted convent provides self-contained accommodation for groups of up to 94.

  • Students - En suite rooms sleep 4-8
  • Teachers - Single or twin en suite rooms

Facilities

  • Sports hall
  • Common / games room
  • Classrooms
  • Drying rooms
  • Large playing field
  • Disco / indoor area
  • Bar
  • Teachers’ lounge
  • Shop

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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 Marchants Hill is featured below.  Each evening there is a lively entertainment programme to enjoy, so everyone is kept busy right up until bedtime!

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Food

Enjoyable mealtimes with nutritious and tasty food
Our meals are freshly cooked, balanced and will give your pupils 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 Teacher Guide
  • Support for fussy eaters - see our Parent Guide

Sample Day

Sample day for Secondary Schools at Marchants Hill
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!