Allergy UK Award for PGL Camp

Allergy UK have awarded a PGL camp organised by children's charity Over the Wall, a Community Hero Award. Hosted by PGL Liddington, the camp catered for 20 children, who shared over 45 allergies between them.

Easter skiing in Italy review

PGL Ski Team members Abbi and Pippa travelled to the Italian Alps over the Easter break to see what Italy had to offer for school ski groups at Easter time. Here's what they had to say ............

England Netball champions inspire success

An amazing result for the England Netball Roses in their Commonwealth Games 2018 victory against Australia. A superb performance that is sure to inspire the next generation of netballers!

Food for thought

The menus at PGL are designed to provide our guests with a healthy and balanced diet during their stay. Some of the dishes originate from countries all over the world and come with some interesting histories. Find out more with our Infographic ...

5 reasons why Italy is perfect for school ski trips

Many school groups will be heading to the slopes over the next few weeks to enjoy an action-packed ski trip. Italy is fast-becoming a popular destination for school skiing - especially at Easter! Here's why ...

Engaging boys with PE

For many boys who lack ability or confidence in traditional school sports like football, PE lessons can be difficult - especially when you're the last to be picked for the team. This can lead to a decrease in physical activity as a whole. Find out more ....

Bringing Science Outdoors

In recognition of British Science Week 2018, here are 5 reasons why bringing Science and Maths to the great outdoors is a brilliant way to bring learning to life for students. Read the full blog here.

Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week 2018

This week marks National Apprenticeship Week. We look at the PGL approach to apprenticeships, why we value our apprentices and why we do our best to ensure our apprenticeships are a great experience!

Walking Taller with Adventure

Benefits of outdoor learning - trying something new in the great outdoors can bring a range of benefits to the development of young people. Adventure residentials in particular, can be an empowering experience.

WAGGGS World Thinking Day

Wishing Girl Guides and Girl Scouts a successful WTD 2018 as they celebrate international friendship, tackle important issues and fundraise for great causes and the WAGGGS Movement around the world.

Sharing adventures for unforgettable experiences

A collection of some of our favourite photos that celebrate friendship and sum up why a PGL adventure is a great way to share new experiences with others and make some great memories along the way!

10 reasons to choose Andorra for your next school ski trip

If you're looking at organising a ski trip to for your school group next year, Andorra could provide the perfect destination for your young skiers and snowboarders. Here's why ...

Thank you to our Sponsored Athletes of 2017!

A big thank you to all our Sponsored Athletes of 2017 - we've been delighted to follow your progress throughout the year and look forward to hearing more about your successes in the future!

Season round-up from PGL sponsored kayaker, Vawn

It's been an eventful season for PGL Sponsored Athlete and kayaker, Vawn Humphrey-Wilson. He talks to us about the highs and the lows for him during the year so far.

Announcing the winner of the PGL Christmas Card Competition 2017!

Many thanks to all the schools that took part in our Christmas Card Competition this year. The standard of the entries was extremely high and we found it extremely difficult to pick a winner!

An inspiring ski trip in the beautiful Spanish Pyrenees

Have your considered Spain as a destination for school skiing in Europe? If you're looking at organising a ski trip for your school, here's why Spain is a great destination for your students.

10 exercises to help get your group ski fit!

If you're heading off to the slopes with your school group in February half term, now is a great time to start thinking about planning a training schedule to help prepare your students for the demands of an action-packed ski trip!

Why spring and autumn are great for a group residential

If you're looking to book an adventure residential for a group of young people, why not consider booking in spring or autumn? Here are the benefits of travelling outside of summer.

5 reasons for schools to ski at Easter

If you're about to organise your next school ski trip, why not consider going during the Easter holidays? Many schools choose to ski with PGL at Easter - here's why we think it's a great time of year to hit the slopes...

6 things you might not know about Halloween

There will certainly be some spooky stories shared around the campfire tonight at PGL. But where does Halloween get its name? Here are 6 things you may not know about this time of year...

Waterville ski resort adds new peak!

For school ski groups heading to Waterville, USA for their ski trip this season, they'll be delighted to hear that a new peak has been added for the 2017/18 season, adding an extra 45 acres of skiing!

5 Frightfully fun outdoor activities for Halloween

Why not bring the family outdoors this autumn for an active Halloween adventure that will keep everyone entertained?! Here are 5 outdoor activity ideas that would be great for October Half Term too!

International Day of the Girl

The United Nations have declared 11 Oct as 'Day of the Girl' to celebrate girls' potential. Today, we celebrate all the awesome girls that have challenged themselves at PGL with an inspiring photo collection - enjoy!

Trees, Trapeze and (mental) Toughness

On World Mental Health Day, we look at the ways in which an outdoor adventure residential can provide significant benefits to the mental wellbeing of young people. Here are 10 ways they can benefit children's mental health.

Walk to School Month - steps towards a healthy lifestyle

International Walk to School Month in October encourages families to ditch the car in favour of walking to school - a great way to get children started on a more active path in life.

Happy World Teachers' Day!

We'd like to thank all the teachers that give up their own time to bring their pupils to PGL on a school trip. Here are a few of our favourite photos of teachers enjoying a PGL Learning Outside the Classroom experience!

Girlguiding looks at girls' attitudes in their latest survey

The Girls' Attitudes Survey 2017 has recently been published by Girlguiding and is the largest piece of research on girls' and young women's thoughts available today.

Managing risk to embrace new experiences

Ofsted's Chief Inspector, Amanda Spielman wrote recently about the risk-averse culture developing in some schools and why its important to encourage pupils to learn to manage risk effectively.

More exercise for school pupils

Former Teaching Assistant and fitness guru, Joe Wicks is leading live HIIT workouts on YouTube from 11 - 15 September with the aim of getting 1 million pupils working out in school across the world.