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The town

Ashford is a great, modern town situated in the County of Kent, 90 km from London and 30 km from Canterbury. In the centre of the city there is a mix of old and new, with their historic buildings and medieval houses, tree lined roads, floral displays, busy streets and exquisite boutiques. The historical trail of the city is evident with its old prison; its unusual fountain that commemorates the history of the train with the city, and the First World War Tank which honours their most recent history. Ashford is a town full of history, with two new shopping malls and boutiques.

The school

On this course the English classes take place in the civic centre Centerpiece Halls, and forms part of the local parish, Centerpiece Church, it has fully equipped classrooms situated in the centre of the city.

The accommodation

Students are treated as another member of the family. Sharing accommodation with the families forces the students to communicate and improve their English and their conversation practice. In Student Travel Camps the same family accommodates up to two students of different nationalities and they are responsible for ensuring that they speak English throughout.

Activities and half day excursions


Ashford Designer Outlet

Find a range of your favourite designer labels with up to 60% off the original price. This is a fantastic place to get the best out of your money while finding what you want. With restaurants and cafes, it is a pleasant place to spend the afternoon.

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Godinton House

Built around a great medieval hall, this incredible ancient brick house surrounded by colourful gardens is lovely place to visit. This beautiful house gives a great place to visit and a provides a nice feel of a countryside mansion.

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Willesborough Windmill

This old style windmill is a delightful sight as a restored piece of history. It offers a chance to tour around the windmill and provides tea and coffee to relax and enjoy the visit.

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Wye National Nature Reserve

Wye National Nature Reserve is a haven for Britain’s most beautiful animal and wildlife. It has many species of plants and orchids along with reptiles and other land animals. This is a great place to visit with outstanding views and tranquil atmosphere.

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Canterbury

With beautiful beach fronts and surrounding countryside, Canterbury is a picturesque place to visit. It is also steeped in heritage and history as it has the most stunning buildings and architecture, as you can see from the exquisite Canterbury Cathedral.

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Ashford

Age: 14 to 17 years
Accommodation: Family
Duration: Minimum 14 nights

Ashford
Ashford, Kent, United Kingdom

Afternoon activities

The English classes take place in the mornings, and in the afternoons they follow a programme of sporting and cultural activities, such as:

  • Team sports:football
  • Basketball
  • Swimming
  • Gymkhana

Also, there are cultural visits to Battle, Hastings or Dicken’s World. On Saturday there are full day excursions to Canterbury or Leeds Castle.

Full day big city excursions

  • London

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  • Brighton

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  • Margate

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Full day excursions

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Airports

  • Lydd Airport * (17 miles - 28 mins)
    * Quick flights from France
  • London City (55 miles - 1hr 11mins)
  • London - Gatwick (58 miles - 1hr)
  • London - Stansted (78 miles - 1hr 18mins)
  • London - Heathrow (78 miles - 1hr 18mins)
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