Walking Taller with Adventure

Trying something new in the great outdoors brings a range of benefits to the development of young people. Adventure activities combined with a unique residential experience is an empowering combination.

10 fun games for coach journeys!

A great school trip often starts on the coach - it's a great opportunity to get to know each other a little more. We've put together a list of 10 fun games for coach journeys to give teachers a helping hand!

Outdoor Activity Ideas for October Half-Term

If you want to make the most of the outdoors with the kids this half-term, we've put together a few active ideas to inspire some autumn fun! See our Top Ten outdoor activity guide for October half-term.

PGL Centre Developments - What's New?

PGL Operations Director, Richard Sanders gives an insight into the development work planned for Little Canada and Osmington Bay over the next few months. Read the full news story here.

Congratulations Joe Clarke!

We celebrate the Olympic success of former PGL Sponsored Athlete Joe Clarke with the launch of our new sponsorship programme for promising young athletes aged between 11-18. Click below to find out more.

A day in the life of an Ardèche River Leader

PGL River Leader, Lewis Hoadley, talks about what it's like working in sunny southern France and what a day on the river involves for the PGL River Team and our guests. Read Lewis' full story here.

Trees, Trapeze and (mental) Toughness

10 ways a PGL outdoor adventure can benefit children's mental health. Adventure experiences in the great outdoors are not only lots of fun, but they provide significant mental health benefits too.

An autumn adventure for 1st Woodville Cubs

Cub group leader Amy Booth talks about the autumn adventure activity weekend she experienced with her Cubs last October at PGL Caythorpe Court in Lincolnshire. Thank you Amy - great blog!

With a little help from your friends

Making new friends is what makes a PGL experience special for many children. Taking on new challenges together, sharing a room and learning to support each other can have long-term benefits too.

Training begins for members of the British Ski Team

PGL Sponsored Athlete Jai Geyer talks to us about his summer training programme and what it's like training with the rest of the British Ski Team at over 3000m on the Austrian glaciers.

National Go Canoeing Week - Join the Journey!

28th May marks the start of National Go Canoeing Week - a campaign launched by British Canoeing to encourage everyone to get outdoors and on the water with a number of national events and activities.

2nd Kingsbridge Brownies back at Barton Hall!

Brownie leader Sarah Stephens talks to us about 2nd Kingsbridge Brownies' fourth visit to PGL Barton Hall, what they got up to during their stay and why they keep coming back. They've also got some fantastic photos!

Top Tips for School Ski Trip Organisers

To mark the start of National Schools Snowsport Week, seasoned ski trip leader, Chris Elias from John Kyrle High School in Ross-on-Wye, gives us his top tips for teachers organising a ski trip for their school.

Every great achievement starts with the decision to try

PGL Marketing Communications Manager, Fiona Eaton is running the London Marathon this year, to raise money for the NSPCC. She talks about the challenges of training.

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 ...