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PGL Excursion Château du Tertre - Sponsored by Canary Wharf Group Plc


Outline of journey

  • Stay at Chateau Du Tertre   in Normandy
  • 5-6 students and 3 adults. ​

Tues 7th May travel by minibus to Portsmouth and cross by Normandy express catamaran (dep. Portsmouth 9.00. Arr. Cherbourg 13.00) Journey time to Chateau du Tertre is 2 hours 20 mins.

  • Return Saturday 12th May. Leave after lunch and drive to Cherbourg ferry port.  (dep. Cherbourg 17.00. Arrive Portsmouth 19.00)
  • Food and accommodation, evening activities and 3 half day adventurous activities provided at chateau.


Students will be participate in selecting activities from the following.

  • PGL led on site activities : zip wire, archery, orienteering, abseiling, canoeing, rifle shooting, challenge course, climbing, fencing, low ropes, raft building, trapeze etc. 3 half day sessions led by PGL
  • PGL led evening activities – Disco, campfire, mini olympics, robot wars, boules etc.
  • Off site visits: Ambrières Traditional Boulangerie, Market Visit & Préparez à Manger, Mont St Michel, Fougères Castle and Town Trail, World War 2 sites (Arromanches 360 ̊ Cinema, Musée du Débarquement, Mémorial de Caen), Bayeux Tapestry, Ferme de la Papinière Dairy Farm, Traditional Crêperie, Limero L'escargot Mayennais Snail Farm, Cider Museum, Goats Cheese Farm, Colleville-sur-Mer, Ferme la Fieudière. 3 half day visits booked independently by the school with details provided by PGL.
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