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Special English Courses

This quote is from the Lonely Planet who voted Yorkshire the 3rd best place on the planet to visit in 2014.

It’s only a matter of time before this rough-around-the-edges gentleman of the north gets the traveller attention it deserves. Yorkshire’s local athletes helped the county clock up more medals in the 2012 London Olympics than entire countries such as South Africa, Spain and even the 2016 hosts, Brazil. As if basking in Yorkshire’s glory, last year a poll revealed the North Yorkshire spa town of Harrogate was the happiest place in Britain. Bradford has become the world’s first Unesco City of Film, a new state-of-the-art gallery in Wakefield is giving London a run for its money, and Yorkshire now has more Michelin-starred restaurants than any other county outside London. In 2014, this welcoming region of rugged moorlands, heritage homes and cosy pubs will be able to hold its head even higher when the Tour de France begins its grand départ from Leeds.

And this year – 2017 Hambleton (our specific area of North Yorkshire) was voted the 5th best place to live in the UK. The criteria were low crime rate, high employment rate, health, weather (we have a micro-climate), life-expectancy, happiness of residents and number of pubs (I think we have the most :-))

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Yorkshire is England’s largest county and offers great diversity in terms of landscape, attractions, food and culture. When you come here to study English we don’t want you to leave without experiencing some of these delights in a way that folds into your personal interests.

We have developed three Special English Courses arranged around 3 very special hobbies that can be pursued here in this region to enhance not only your stay here with us, but also your English language practice too!

The beauty and uniqueness of of our local landscape makes it absolutely idea for golf, cycling and walking – so if you are someone who loves doing any of these activities and also loves to speak and study English then this is a perfect solution for you.

English and Golf

English and Walking

English and Cycling


Afternoon tea is something Quintessentially English & we’d love you to try some Real Yorkshire tea and cake!