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The town

The historical town of Chepstow is found in the county of Monmouthshire, in Wales, 55 km from Cardiff and 30 km from Bristol. In the Medieval Ages it was the most important town in Wales. The most outstanding building is the Chepstow Castle, dating from 1067 and boasts the oldest and best conserved stone castle in the United Kingdom. Apart from the Castle you can explore the walled town that has an interesting museum, which tells the history of the region and its development over the centuries.

The school

St. John’s was founded in 1923 on a hill which offers beautiful panoramic views of the castle, the town and the valley of Wye. The school has diverse equipped classrooms, TV room, game and computer rooms, library, theatre, gymnasium, tennis courts, indoor swimming pool, and grounds to play football, rugby and hockey. It is situated outside of the city in the town of Tutshill, just 10 minutes walk from the centre of the town.

The accommodation

At St John’s on the Hill the students will have full board: breakfast, lunch and dinner. The students will reside in shared rooms with 4 to 10 beds and shared bathrooms.

Activities and half day excursions


Chepstow Castle

Chepstow Castle is one of Britain’s longest standing castles from the Roman era. This intriguing building has been reconstructed over the centuries in defence of the town that it held. It is a location that is truly steeped in history. It also boasts the oldest castle doors in Europe.

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Wye Valley

In the picturesque Valleys of Wales, Wye Valley is an incredible sight to see and experience. Wye Valley offers nature at its best with its green landscapes that offer peaceful walks and trips along the river and in the forest.

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Forest of Dean

This stunning forest in Wales offers a beautiful location to spend the day. It hosts a range of activities from trail walking, mountain biking to ziplining and kayaking.

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Newport

Located on the River Usk, Newport is the third largest city in Wales. An important manufacturing and engineering city, also known for its coal exports. Newport is a vibrant modern city that is the hub of culture and industry in Wales.

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Gloucester

A city located on the South West of England, very close to the Welsh boarder. It is ideally positioned next to a scenic rural valley and wildlife parks. It is well known for its picturesque landscapes.

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Monmouthshire (Wales): St John's on the Hill

Age: 13 to 16 years
Accommodation: Residential
Duration: Minimum 7 nights

St John's on the Hill
Chepstow Racecourse, St Lawrence Road, Chepstow, Monmouthshire NP16 6BE, United Kingdom

Indoor facilities

  • Singleton Hall (seats up to 200 people) with Audio & Visual equipment and a staged area
  • Large multi-purpose Sports Hall for team sports, Aerobics, Dance and Gymnastics
  • The Pre-Prep Hall (seats up to 100 people) and is used for small Drama Events
  • Music Rooms & Sound Proof Practice Rooms are equipped with Pianos.

Outdoor facilities

  • 3 Tennis and Netball Courts
  • Astro Turf Pitch
  • 5 Aside Football

Full day big city excursions

  • Cardiff

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  • Bristol

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  • Bath

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    Bath is a world heritage city, that has been well preserved and holds great historical significance...  Keep reading

  • London

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Airports

  • Bristol (28 miles - 46 mins)
  • Birmingham (96 miles - 1hr 37 mins)
  • Southampton (107 miles - 1hr 51 mins)
  • London - Heathrow (111 miles - 1hr 50 mins)
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