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Your Girlguiding adventure, made simple!

Leave the planning to us. Everything you need for your Girlguiding unit’s next residential adventure is ready assembled on an all-inclusive PGL break. Simply pick a PGL centre, choose a date and we’ll help you with the rest. Also with our One Price Promise, you can wave goodbye to hidden fees or sneaky surcharges, because what we quote is what you pay. Plus Return and Save, makes it easy to save on additional adventures.

40+ Fully insured activities across PGL centres

Enjoy a fun-filled programme of varied, adventurous activities – we provide the equipment and specialist instructors to run thrilling, safe and insured sessions with your group.

Search for a location or look at our 17 handy locations for PGL centres.

With centres across England, Wales, Scotland and even France, adventure is never far away.

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No more battling with tents and camp beds, we’ll provide clean, comfy and cosy accommodation for a peaceful night’s sleep, and special rooms for leaders too… that’s one less thing to worry about!

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Complex dietary requirements? No problem! Our dedicated catering team provide three delicious meals per day, and our fussy eater guarantee means that no-one ever goes hungry.

Endless admin? Don't worry, leave the boring stuff to us

We’ll take care of the admin. Ready-prepared risk assessments, insurance, equipment, safety and we’ll even handle the cleaning up!

40 plus fully insured activities and 17 handy UK locations

Enjoy a fun-filled programme of varied, adventurous activities – we provide the equipment and specialist instructors to run thrilling, safe and insured sessions with your group.

With centres across England, Wales, Scotland and even France, adventure is never far away.

Leave the boring stuff to use and comfy beds provided

We’ll take care of the admin. Ready-prepared risk assessments, insurance, equipment, safety and we’ll even handle the cleaning up!

No more battling with tents and camp beds, we’ll provide clean, comfy and cosy accommodation for a peaceful night’s sleep, and special rooms for leaders too… that’s one less thing to worry about!dedicated catering team provide three delicious meals per day, and our fussy eater guarantee means that no-one ever goes hungry.

Catering - 3 Tasty Meals Per Day

Complex dietary requirements? No problem! Our dedicated catering team provide three delicious meals per day, and our fussy eater guarantee means that no-one ever goes hungry.

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PGL we’re committed to providing absolute clarity on pricing. With our One Price Promise, wave goodbye to hidden fees or sneaky surcharges, because what we quote, is what you pay. Your price includes everything from the moment you arrive on centre. Enjoy PGL’s gold standard in activities, accommodation, equipment, instruction and food for your trip.

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‘Return & Save’ with our brand new loyalty scheme. Offering savings to our loyal PGL customers, It’s incredibly simple: the more often you return to PGL the more money you save. It’s another brilliant reason to come back to PGL, next year and every year.

Our Locations

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Programmes Available for Girlguiding:



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Programmes

Our group residentials programmes for Girlguiding are specially created to encourage bravery, teamwork and curiosity, empowering your girls to build their confidence and self-esteem, grow friendships, overcome challenges, and have the freedom to be whoever they want to be!

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Activities

PGL is the home of adventure! Our varied programmes offer over 40 exhilarating activities spanning land, water and sky, so your Brownies, Guides and Rangers are in for an unforgettable journey of excitement and discovery. Did you know that PGL are proud sponsors of Girlguiding’s Height badge? Your girls can abseil, climb, swing, leap and zipwire their way to earning this special badge at any of PGL’s 15 UK centres.

Safety always comes first – all our activities are fully insured, and our team of trained instructors prioritise your Girlguiding unit’s wellbeing throughout every adventure.

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We go above and beyond to protect the safety and wellbeing of everyone in our care.

Our long-standing dedication to safety has led to us holding over 15 governing and safety accreditations, and we voluntarily apply for Ofsted inspections to be on the Childcare Register.

Everything we do is built on five protective pillars:

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Safe People People are at the heart of all we do. From our ‘safer recruitment’ process (including enhanced DBS for all centre colleagues) to our in-depth training programmes, continuous development and supervision, we go the extra mile to ensure our guests are in the safest of hands.

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Safe Places Our centres are continuously monitored, maintained and risk-assessed by dedicated teams to ensure our places are safe and secure, always. What’s more, ongoing investment in our locations is powering breakthroughs in guest comfort and satisfaction.

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Safe Spaces We believe adventure is for everyone. We’ve developed our spaces with SEND, accessibility and inclusivity in mind, and can make further adjustments for guests’ individual needs wherever possible – our goal is to deliver enriching experiences for all.

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Safeguarding As the leader in our industry, we are committed to ensuring the safety and welfare of children, young people and adults in our care. Our teams are trained to recognise and report safeguarding concerns and aware of their responsibilities to safeguard guests.

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Safe Travels Our travel partners are carefully vetted to ensure they meet our high standards and are able to demonstrate effective safety management systems – providing transport that is safe, reliable, suitable for children and adaptable to the needs of our guests.

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Safe People People are at the heart of all we do. From our ‘safer recruitment’ process (including enhanced DBS for all centre colleagues) to our in-depth training programmes, continuous development and supervision, we go the extra mile to ensure our guests are in the safest of hands.

Safe Places Our centres are continuously monitored, maintained and risk-assessed by dedicated teams to ensure our places are safe and secure, always. What’s more, ongoing investment in our locations is powering breakthroughs in guest comfort and satisfaction.

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Safe Spaces We believe adventure is for everyone. We’ve developed our spaces with SEND, accessibility and inclusivity in mind, and can make further adjustments for guests’ individual needs wherever possible – our goal is to deliver enriching experiences for all.

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Safeguarding As the leader in our industry, we are committed to ensuring the safety and welfare of children, young people and adults in our care. Our teams are trained to recognise and report safeguarding concerns and aware of their responsibilities to safeguard guests.

Safe Travels Our travel partners are carefully vetted to ensure they meet our high standards and are able to demonstrate effective safety management systems – providing transport that is safe, reliable, suitable for children and adaptable to the needs of our guests.

FAQ

Can Girlguiding badges be earned at PGL?

Yes, of course! If your Girlguiding group is here to achieve their Adventure Badges or anything else, just let us know in advance, and we can work with you to plan activities where the requirements can be met. We’re always here to help groups get their badges, and we love being able to provide the facilities to do this!

What Girlguiding badges can be earned at PGL?

Your group can earn many badges on an adventure at PGL, including:

  • Heights badge – sponsored by PGL
  • Holiday badge
  • Holiday advanced badge
  • Skills badge
  • Camper badge
  • Circus performer badge
  • Communicator badge
  • Dancer badge
  • Sports badge
  • Watersports badge
  • Circus skills
  • Outdoor pursuits
  • Sports
  • Survival
  • Go for it! Take your toothbrush
  • Baden-Powell

What’s included in the cost of a Girlguiding camp weekend?

When you book with PGL, accommodation, activities, equipment, food and drinks, are all included in the per person price. There are no hidden fees here!

Are the activities safe at PGL?

Safety is of the highest priority at PGL – as a founder member of BAPA (British Activity Providers Association) and a license holder for activities in scope of AALA (Adventure Activities Licensing Authority) regulations. All of our canoeing activities at our centres are Paddle UK approved, and all of our sailing centres are recognized RYA (Royal Yachting Association) teaching establishments.

Our fantastic instructors will be there to support your group during all activities, making sure everything goes safely and smoothly! To find out more, see our safety standards, risk assessment information, and Code of Practice.

Do you have accessible accommodation?

We can help provide the necessary equipment needed to make our accommodation suitable for those in your group with additional needs. We’re always aiming to provide guests with the best experience possible, and we have a wide range of accommodation available at our centers, and we’ll be able to advise you on what would be best for your girls. Just give us a call to discuss your group’s needs for accommodation.

What is the accommodation like?

We have a huge variety of accommodation across our centers, from dormitories to chalets, tents, and more! Some of our rooms feature en suites, bunk-beds, while some have shared facilities. Find your location to see what the accommodation will be like on your Girl Guides adventure!

We do our best to accommodate leaders in their own en suite rooms, with access to leader lounges for their own chill-out time.

Do you cater for dietary requirements?

We’re able to cater for a variety of dietary requirements at all of our locations, whether for cultural, religious, or medical reasons. We’ll always do our best to accommodate your group’s dietary needs. We can provide meals for coeliacs, diabetics, food allergies, and vegetarians/vegans.

If you have any questions about dietary requirements and how we can help, just get in touch to discuss how we can support your girls’ needs.

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