EXCURSIONS

We fully integrate the English morning classes with our afternoon daily Excursions Programme

  • 1 x full day excursion during the week
  • 1 x Saturday full day excursion
  • Afternoon activities every day (Monday-Friday).

Residences are based within easy access to some of the UK’s most popular tourist destinations.

These include Winchester, Oxford, Cambridge, Windsor and Eton, Battle and Hastings.Each of them provide fantastic opportunities for students to learn about the United Kingdom by focusing on UK culture and history.

Transport and all entrances to tourist attractions are included in the fee.

 

London

“When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.”
Dr Samuel Johnson

Residing in London offers easy access to a global city with a rich and colourful history that offers some excellent educational sights including: The Houses of Parliament, The Old Bailey, law courts, St Paul’s Cathedral, numerous museums, and many other historical landmarks to fully experience and immerse the students in the history of London…

Students will learn about the city’s rich cultural and historical heritage and enjoy a fun and exciting visit to our much loved capital.

Winchester

England’s ancient capital and the former seat of King Arthur’s Round Table, Winchester is the perfect English city, steeped in history and bursting with things to do.

Winchester is set in the glorious Hampshire countryside and is the inspiration of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility.

Students will embark on a Treasure Trail discovering clues in and around the Great Hall, Castle and Cathedral.

Oxford

This beautiful city revolves around its prestigious 12th century university (38 colleges) known as the City of Dreaming Spires – and the gateway to The Cotswolds, England’s finest medieval villages.

Tours of the colleges and a Treasure Hunt are part of day’s activities.

Cambridge

A city on the River Cam in eastern England, home to the prestigious University of Cambridge, founded in the 13th century. University colleges include King’s, famed for its chapel and choir, Trinity, founded by Henry VIII.

University museums present exhibits on archaeology and anthropology, polar exploration, science and geology.

Hastings & Battle

On the 14 October 1066, the army of William, the Duke of Normandy, and an English army under the Anglo-Saxon King Harold fought a battle which would change the course of English history.

Find out how, when we visit this beautiful town. Battle, is an attractive town in the vicinity named after the famous Battle of Hastings in 1066.

Stratford-upon-Avon

A medieval market town in England’s West Midlands, Stratford – upon Avon- is the 16th-century birthplace of William Shakespeare. Possibly the most famous writer in the English language, Shakespeare is known for his sonnets and plays such as ‘Romeo and Juliet’ and ‘Hamlet’. The Royal Shakespeare Company performs his plays in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and adjacent Swan Theatre on the banks of the River Avon.

Bath

Bath is a town set in the rolling countryside of southwest England, known for its natural hot springs and 18th-century Georgian architecture. Honey-coloured Bath stone has been used extensively in the town’s architecture, including at Bath Abbey, noted for its fan-vaulting, tower and large stainedglass windows. The museum at the site of the original Roman-era Baths includes The Great Bath, statues and a temple. Jane Austen used to lived here in the early 19th century. Today Bath is a World heritage site and there are numerous places our students will visit, including the baths, the Royal Crescent, Bath Abbey, shops, markets, parks as well as the River Avon which runs through the city.