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The town

Is located in the South West of England, the town of Trowbridge is the capital of the county Wiltshire which is situated at 19 km from Bath and 40 km from Bristol. The city has an ancient past, during the last millennium it was the central producer of high quality woollen cloth, leaving a rich history of beautiful textiles from the middle of the XVI century to the XIX century. Situated in one of the old factories, the Trowbridge Museum takes you through the history of the town. The town offers an excellent variety of shops, stores, central market and an outdoors weekly local market.

The school

In this course the English classes are imparted in the centre Lovemead House, constructed in 1730 by the clothes manufacturer William Temple, now a protected building and considered architectural Heritage of Trowbridge.

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


Bradford-Upon-Avon

Known as the last outpost of the Cotswolds, Bradford is a charming city full of life. You can take in the incredible architecture that the city has to offer as you move through the streets. With the River Avion moving through the town, it is a lovely city with plenty of beautiful things to see.

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Castle Combe Village

Also known as “the prettiest village in England”, it’s hard to see why it shouldn’t be. Originally occupied as a hill fort by the Romans, it became build up by the Normans into quite a stunning castle. The village also claimed fame as it has played host to numerous films such as Doctor Doolittle, Warhorse and Stardust.

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Lacock Village

A city located in the county of Wiltshire, owned by the national trust. It is seen as almost untouched in terms of it’s 18th century structures and buildings. It has also been used on several occasion for movies and tv such as Downtown Abbey, which highlights its beautiful and unique appearance.

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Bath

With a strong Roman influence on the city, the city is ravaged in beauty and is build upon the baths created by the Romans. This is an incredibly unique and special place with its original Roman Baths and stunning architecture.

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Stonehenge

One of the most famous monuments in Britain, it is seen as one of the wonders of the world that came from the Neolithic ages. These famous set of prehistoric stones mark burial sites which could date back to as far as 3000 BC. This is a must see monument, that has a lot of incredible sights.

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Trowbridge

Age: 11 to 14 years
Accommodation: Family
Duration: Minimum 7 nights

Trowbridge
Trowbridge, Wiltshire BA14, 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:

  • Boat excursion along the canal
  • Swimming
  • Bowling
  • Treasure Hunt
  • Navigation
  • Team sports such as:
  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Visits to Stonehenge or Lacock

Full day big city excursions

  • Bristol

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    Bristol is a remarkable city that is the home of the famous production of Wallace and Gromit. Locat...  Keep reading

  • 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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    One of the most famous cities in the world and the capital of England. This is a memorable city wit...  Keep reading

  • Brighton

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Full day excursions

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Airports

  • Bristol (28 miles 1hr 2mins)
  • London - Heathrow (97 miles - 1hr 49mins)
  • Birmingham (108 miles - 1hr 47mins)
  • London - Luton (127 miles - 2hr 24mins)
  • London - Gatwick (118 miles - 2hrs 20mins)
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