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Reviewed 25 October 2016

My daughter (12) and I stayed for a week in the summer holidays and absolutely loved it. You are placed in groups of 12 with other families with similar aged children We were apprehensive at first as the other families consisted of 2 boys, 2 girls and another boy but the kids hit it off together and were all playing...

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PGL_Admin, Guest Relations Manager at PGL Barton Hall, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay. We have taken note of your comments about the chalets and have passed those on to the relevant parties for review.

Tilburg, The Netherlands
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

It was horrible to be here, food was terrible worth not even 1 pound which is the budget per person according to the kitchen staff. You pay a lot, but get rubbish, one time the food was covered with fungus. If a child wanted to say something about it, he got threatened to be sent away. He was not allowed...

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 September 2016

A great place to try out a load of different activities from aeroball to abseiling and canoeing to quadbiking - there really is something for everyone (even adrenaline junkies with a hook up to a harness zipwire & a Giant swing)! Accommodation is basic but as your room is only for sleeping (& changing) in, that's okay - at least...

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Cheshire
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Spend 7 days with the family early August. We had a great time from start to finish. Great activities with staff friendly and helpful, with most of them slightly mad which made it all even better. Accommodation and Food ok however was great as we did not have to think about anything during the week. PGL Barton Hill is also...

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Thank HDChes
Bury St Edmunds
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Booked a seven day break with my two sons aged 11 and 15. This was our first PGL holiday. We booked two chalets. My youngest and I had a twin whilst eldest had one with two bunk beds. The accommodation is basic but it's clean, comfy beds, plenty of hot water. Would recommend taking a pillow. Tea/coffee provided. If you're...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We spent a week here recently. Love the itineries but the accommodation vastly needs updating. Whole family really engaged every day, instructors were fantastic. We had great weather but I'm not sure how good our review would have been if we had been cold and damp in the cramped rooms. I can see how they could be acceptable to school...

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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

I took my 7 year old here for a week, he had an amazing time, we arrived at 4 and we where greeted by a pgl member that showed us to our room. We then meet out the front for a quick guided tour, you are given a sheet with your weeks activities on them and when you have your...

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England
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

We had a great time with our 2 young children. The reason it falls short of full marks is the chalet. We paid £300 more than the last reviewer and we allocated a chalet with 2 sets of bunk beds, this was bearable, but the lack of a table, chair and really any space at all made it a difficult...

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Reviewed 14 August 2016

We have been twice now, 2016 and 2014. Both times we have had a great family holiday. The chalets are ok. Beds are comfortable enough and the food is OK.(bearable for one week), The staff are excellent. The facilities are excellent. The pool is great. We holidayed with 2 rooms,2 bathrooms, full board, activities included, for just over £800 for...

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Gosport
Reviewed 6 August 2016

We booked a PGL adventure family holiday because we all enjoy outdoor sports. This holiday was fantastic and the activities were fabulous. We took our 12 year old and our 6 year old and our 6 year old took part in all activities. The staff were amazing and had lots of time for all of us. The holiday is all...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A great location near Torquay and popular with groups of all ages. There are many blue flag beaches close by and Dartmoor is also within easy reach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about PGL Barton Hall

Address: Barton Hall Kingskerswell Road, Torquay TQ2 8JY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Also Known As:
Barton Hall Hotel Torquay
Barton Hall Torquay
PGL Barton Hall Torquay, Devon
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“There are rooms in the house (with proper beds I believe) or chalets in the grounds (away from the bar & evening entertainment).”
 of 5 bubbles LovelyLaurie, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Go for single floor chalets if possible. Pay the small amount extra for adult/child room over family room.”
 of 5 bubbles 700mikkyp, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Family rooms have bunk beds and two twin beds (not double) or you can have adjoining children and adult rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 47HelenA, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“With kids, book two adjoining rooms so you have two ensuites. Tip to PGL - Some of the bedposts have milk containers for tea coffee shoved down the bedposts which need removing.”
 of 5 bubbles LazenbyL, 31 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Rooms outside of the main house allow you to leave wet shoes and hang washing outside your door.”
 of 5 bubbles Somerset2UK, 30 Aug 2014 | Read review
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