Windmill Hill
East Sussex

for secondary schools

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About Windmill Hill

Located in the stunning Sussex Downs, Windmill Hill activity centre is a popular choice with secondary schools from London and the surrounding areas. There are plenty of adventure activities within the centre grounds to help your students push themselves and experience personal and team success as they tackle each challenge.

There are plenty of great facilities at Windmill Hill too, including a heated outdoor pool, a sports hall and sports pitches, as well as classroom space and recreational areas. Comfortable accommodation is provided in our en suite wooden lodges.

Accommodation

  • Students - Lodges with en suite rooms, sleeping 5-6
  • Teachers - Twin en suite rooms

Facilities

  • Sports hall
  • Sports pitches
  • Lakes
  • Recreation and shop area
  • Heated outdoor swimming pool (May-Sept)
  • Teachers' lounges
  • Seminar rooms and classrooms

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

See the evening entertainment available at Windmill Hill

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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 Windmill 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!