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Worldwide Activity Holidays for All Members of Girlguiding

Venture Abroad has been operating tailor-made activity holidays for members of Girlguiding since 1970. Our passionate and knowledgeable team has a wealth of experience in working together with group leaders to create their perfect Guiding holiday.

We are pleased to report that in 2013/14 our average total combined customer rating for service and trip experience was 4.8 out of 5 and 100% of group leaders said that they would recommend Venture Abroad to Guiding friends.

Whether you are looking for a close-to-home break or a faraway destination, a once-in-a-lifetime trip to a WAGGGS World Centre or a fun-filled weekend at Disneyland® Paris, you'll find it all on our website!

New for 2015...

From Monday 24th to Friday 28th August 2015, your group could join other Guides and Scouts from around the UK on a set departure trip to Iceland. It's the perfect option for small groups! Find out more about our Iceland Set Departure.

Are you a Brownie Leader?

Visit our Brownie Holidays section.

Working in partnership with Girlguiding...

“Venture Abroad is extremely pleased to be working in partnership with Girlguiding in 2014/2015. Unified in our appreciation and understanding of the benefits of international travel, we continue to work together to ensure that Girlguiding members have the opportunities to travel abroad to experience different cultures and activities..”

Find out what the Venture Abroad reps got up to in India, Iceland, Adelboden, Kandersteg and De Kluis.

Top tips: Fundraising for the trip of a lifetime

Posted on 7 October 2014, Category: Adelboden

When the dream of a trip to Switzerland started with an idle conversation over a cuppa, the Guiders at 1st Somercotes had no idea that the following two years would morph us into female Richard Bransons (minus the beards!). We also had no idea how much fun we would have, how much we would learn,...

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De Efteling

Posted on 30 August 2014, Category: De-kluis

On Thursday Ferndown District Guides left Belgium behind for the day and headed into Holland for a day at De Efteling theme park. This is a theme parked based on Hans Christian Anderson fairy tales and this, coupled with its 60 year history, make it quite unlike any other theme park you’re likely to visit. It was a...

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And it rained

Posted on 30 August 2014, Category: De-kluis

Ferndown district guides kicked off their week with a bless fully dry morning session of high ropes. Everyone gave this a go and those who were initially unsure came off with a great sense of achievement. Unfortunately after that the heavens opened so the planned wide games didn’t happen but many many friendship bracelets were...

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