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The town

Cardiff is the capital of Wales and is one of the most important cities in the UK for its culture, sport, education and shopping. Situated in the south east of Wales, near the shores of Bristol, this city is full of points of interest such as the Milennium Stadium, one of the most modern stadiums in Europe, the National Museum and the Cardiff Castle which is an imposing building with over two thousand years of history. Cardiff is a city full of life, modern with a commercial centre in a pedestrian area which leads from the train station through to the Castle.

The school

The English classes take place in the training centre Cardiff & Vale College, which was formed in September 2011 after being merged with Barry College and Glan Hafren College, two higher eductation establishments, becoming one of Wales’s largest training centres. The school is located in the east of Cardiff in the area of Rumney which is well connected with 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

Cardiff Bay

Cardiff Bay is Europe’s largest waterfront development sites, hosting sailors and ship workers from 50 different nationalities. This area is home of some of Cardiff’s famous attractions; Techniquest Science Discovery Centre, The Welsh Assembly at the Pierhead, Butetown History and Arts Centre, Goleulong 2000 Lightship, the Norwegian Church Arts Centre and the Wales Millennium Centre.


Barry Island

This is a peninsula and seaside resort on the coast of the South of Wales. Best known for it’s beach and Barry Island Pleasure Park, it is a great place to visit if the weather is nice.


St Fagan’s Museum

A museum on the outskirts of Cardiff that best tells the story of the Welsh and how they lived throughout history. With Fagan’s Castle and its beautiful gardens, it is a beautiful place to visit and find out about the Welsh history.


Cardiff Castle

Cardiff Castle is ideally located just in the centre of the city of Cardiff. This Castle has over 2000 years of history, best known for being a normal keep. This is a truely stunning location, that gives a great insight into Cardiff’s colourful past.


Millenium Stadium

The Millenium Stadium is best known for hosting the Welsh national team of Rugby.The Welsh are famously known as a strong country in the sport of rugby which makes them hugely exciting to watch. The stadium also runs a host of events and tours that are fascinating to see.


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Age: 13 to 17 years
Accommodation: Family
Duration: Minimum 7 nights

Cardiff, 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
  • Navigation
  • Swimming
  • Museum visits
  • Gardens and beaches

They also organize an activity in the evening during the stay.

Full day big city excursions

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Full day excursions

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  • Cardiff (11 miles - 24 mins)
  • Bristol (47 miles - 1hr 5 mins)
  • Birmingham (115 miles - 2 hrs)
  • London - Heathrow (136 miles - 2h 15 mins)
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