Barton Hall
South Devon

for primary schools

 

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About Barton Hall

At the heart of the English Riviera with views to Torquay, blue flag beaches and Dartmoor close by, it’s easy to see why Barton Hall adventure centre is so popular with primary schools.

There’s a heated outdoor pool, a watersports lake for a raft-building adventure and many other inspiring activities that will encourage your pupils to grow in confidence as they help and support each other.

Accommodation

Main House and Surrounding Chalets

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

Facilities

  • Indoor activity zone
  • Lake
  • Outdoor heated swimming pool
  • Meeting rooms
  • Teachers’ lounge
  • Bar
  • Shop
  • Classrooms

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

Barton Hall Virtual Tour for Primary Schools

Activities available

All activity sessions are led by our well trained, enthusiastic instructors and are specially designed to motivate, build confidence and encourage development in pupils.

The full list of activities available at Barton Hall is featured below. Each evening there'll be a lively entertainment programme to enjoy too. 

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 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 Primary Schools 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!

Excursions for Primary Schools

  • Babbacombe Model Village
  • Buckfast Abbey
  • Buckfast Butterfly Farm & Otter Sanctuary
  • Bygones
  • Dartmouth Castle
  • The Eden Project
  • The Golden Hind
  • Paignton Zoo
  • Kents Cavern
  • Torquay Museum

Centre address

PGL Barton Hall
Kingskerwell Road
Torquay
Devon
TQ2 8JY

FREE Preview Weekends

FREE Preview Weekends

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