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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 by cliking on the Iceland Set Departure link on the menu to the left.

Are you a Brownie Leader?

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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.

That’s all folks……….4th Cheam Guides!

Posted on 31 July 2014, Category: Adelboden

The Guides will be pleased to know hiking boots can now be packed and legs rested after a final day of hills, mixed terrain and tumbles.  With another 6 miles ‘clocked’ our highlights of the day was our visit to ‘Our Chalet’, where we finally did some proper guiding as we joined in the 82nd...

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2nd Paddock Wood Guides -Adventure

Posted on 31 July 2014, Category: Adelboden

A slightly later start 8.30am, saw us hiking to the Rehärti Adventure park where the girls had three hours of fun on zip wires and high ropes and abseiling….yes every girl, many conquering their fears and helping each other on….Fraser has about 700 action shot photos to sort out when we get home. Then the...

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2nd Paddock Wood Guides – caves and chocolate

Posted on 31 July 2014, Category: Adelboden

Sorry, we’re a day late with this entry. An early start yesterday on bus and train to reach Spiez, and then a boat ride along lake Thun to Interlakrn to visit the fabulous St. Bestus caves. Luckily they had reopened after Monday’s rain had left them flooded and impassible. A quick lunch and a bus...

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