Christmas in France

With Christmas just around the corner, here's a look at some traditional ways the French celebrate.

Preparing for your first ski trip? Be fit!

Get the most out of your time on the slopes with these fitness tips from Team GB snowboarder Maisie Potter.

Outdoor Classroom Day - taking learning outside

We're celebrating outdoor learning and play on Outdoor Classroom Day.

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.

Don't forget your sunscreen!

If you're going on a PGL Overseas Watersports Adventure this summer, why not read our Packing Guide so you don't forget the essentials?! You'll definitely have more fun if you're well prepared!

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.

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 ...

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!

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!

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.

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!