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This summer, there have been smiles all round as Scout and Guide groups have returned from their adventures in Iceland, Norway, India, Belgium, Switzerland and The Netherlands with high spirits and happy memories.

The feedback from the groups has been brilliant and we’re delighted that so many groups have fulfilled their adventure dreams this summer. So with the 2017 season at an end, it’s time to look forward to summer 2018! Enquire now for your summer 2018 trip!

Summer Summary

From close-to-home adventures in Belgium to big expeditions in India, Scout and Guide groups from all over the UK have been out and about exploring new places, taking on new challenges and making new friendships. Take a peek at our summer 2017 photo gallery to see what they’ve been up to!

Summer 2017

The stats do the talking…


100% of groups said we met their expectations

‘I have used Venture Abroad many times before and again had excellent service and back up from first enquiry to completion of trip.’

Ms Linda Bateman, Perry Barr Division, France, 2017

Customer service rating average of 4.6/5

‘Just brilliant from the time we asked Venture Abroad involved to organise it to the time we got home, just outstanding to say the least.’

Mr Ian Edgecumbe, 7th Exmouth Scouts, Belgium, 2017

Tour experience rating average of 4.6/5

‘A fabulous trip enjoyed by leaders and girls alike, who participated in new, exciting experiences.’

Chiara Creates, Girlguiding Kent Weald County, Croatia, 2017

Quote of the summer

‘A really magical experience that opened the girls’ eyes, got them outside in the fresh air laughing and building their friendships, challenged them and transformed them.’

Miss Kirsty Smith, 4th High Barnet Guides, Adelboden, May 2017

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More from our groups…


Clifton Guides

‘The Guides had a week that they will remember for the rest of their lives.’

The highlight?

‘The excitement on the Guides’ faces when they tried new activities, in particular the snow tubing and the summer toboggan run.’

Miss Alexandra Plumb, Clifton Guides, Adelboden, 2017


North Leeds District Scouts

‘Any Scout Group can go abroad – there is no need to worry about any aspect of the trip, particularly if travelling with Venture Abroad who can offer advice and help at all stages of the planning.’

The highlight?

‘Enabling young people to experience the landscape of the Alps, new activities and the international aspect of Scouting.’

Mr Richard Frank, North Leeds District Scouts, Kandersteg, 2017

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Our most popular destinations this summer…







The Netherlands


See more of our destinations on our website or contact the Venture Abroad team on 01332 342 050 to start planning for summer 2018!