Coastal Cornwall & Devon
Cornwall and Devon are located in the very south west of England, providing a wonderful blend of sandy beaches and rural beauty. From picturesque fishing villages to modern cities, there are many authentic sights and attractions to explore. It’s clear why this is also a popular tourist destination.
Devon and Cornwall are traditional and safe areas of England where we have very friendly home tutors, eager to share the region’s delights with our students.
- Traditional English region of England
- Friendly locals who are happy to talk to you
- Full of history, culture, beaches & beauty
Popular excursions in Cornwall
The Eden Project: Explore the world’s largest indoor rainforest, learn about nature and be inspired about the world around us.
St Michael’s Mount: Cornwall’s most famous landmark. Cross the causeway to reach the castle and discover tales of history and legend.
Newquay: Visit the world famous surfing destination and even learn to surf!
The Coast: Spend time at the beach or enjoy scenic walks along the cliff tops.
Tintagel: Explore the myth and history of King Arthur from his famous castle.
Popular excursions in Devon
Exeter or Plymouth: Combine shopping with culture e.g.Exeter Cathedral, Exeter Museum & Passages and Plymouth Hoe & Barbican.
Dartmoor or Exmoor: Discover the wild moors, home of Prehistoric remains and inspiration for the Sherlock Holmes story ‘The Hound of the Baskervilles’.
National Marine Aquarium: Enter a fascinating underwater world at the UK’s biggest aquarium.
English Riviera: Relax, walk, cycle or just see the sights of traditional English seaside towns such as Torquay, Paignton, Dawlish Warren and Brixham.
Bath & Bristol
The rural counties of Somerset and Wiltshire provide a great mix of old-meets- new. From the historic City of Bath and Prehistoric wonders of Wiltshire, to the more contemporary, arty City of Bristol, this region offers real cultural variety. Wiltshire is well known for the World Heritage Site, Stonehenge, and also ancient Avebury. Somerset also boasts a World Heritage Site, the City of Bath, famous for its Roman Baths and rich Georgian architecture.
This region provides a magnificent combination of rural landscapes and bustling locations, full of interesting sights and attractions. A SUL course here will provide the perfect opportunity for exploring the cultural west of England, for both adults and young learners.
- A contrast of city and countryside
- A rich mix of history, culture and arts
- Easy access from major UK airports
Popular excursions in Somerset & Wiltshire
Bristol: @Bristol (a leading science and discovery centre in the UK) is an excellent opportunity to discover the wonders of science; SS Great Britain (the first iron ship to cross the Atlantic); Clifton Suspension Bridge, Brunel’s world-famous bridge and a great place from which to take the perfect photograph! Cabot’s Circus and Cribb’s Causeway shopping centres provide a range of shops and places to eat.
Bath City: Famous for its Roman remains / baths and Georgian buildings, discover this historical city’s past and see the sights. Take advantage of Bath’s city centre as a popular shopping destination.
Exmoor: Take a walk across some of the South West’s most breath-taking scenery, or pack up a picnic and relax by enjoying the beautiful views across the moors.
Avebury and Stonehenge: One of Wiltshire’s oldest monuments and a World Heritage Site, its history is just as fascinating as its views.
Glastonbury & Wells: Discover history and ancient beliefs in these early Christian and Medieval centres.
Charming Gloucestershire & The Cotswolds
Gloucestershire is in the south west of England and is famous for the Cotswolds, including towns such as Cirencester and Cheltenham. The Cotswolds are made up of many unspoilt market towns and quaint villages within amazing rural settings, and the area is considered to be typically English.
Our home tuition courses based in this area provide students with real variety. Students can enjoy the true English countryside, visit ancient towns such as Tewkesbury, as well as shopping and sightseeing in the nearby cultural cities of Bath or Bristol. This region will provide a truly enriching home tuition experience for young or adult students.
- A balance of rural beauty, market towns and vibrant cities
- Typical english setting with lots of photo opportunities
- Visit bath or bristol for sightseeing & shopping opportunities
Popular excursions in the Cotswolds
Discover The Cotswolds: Enjoy the scenery by walking or cycling one of the many trails that wind through the countryside and villages. You can also browse the farmers’ markets and enjoy a cream tea in one of the pretty locations of the Cotswolds.
Cirencester: Visit the Cotswolds’ capital, a unique market town full of Roman and Medieval history. Explore the many ancient sites, the lovely old streets and independent shops.
Corinium Museum: Discover the history and treasures of the Cotswolds by visiting the extensive collections containing artefacts from Neolithic to Victorian times.
Tewkesbury: This Medieval town, located where the Severn and Avon rivers meet, has much to offer. Enjoy riverside walks, cafes and shops as well as Tewkesbury Abbey and the sight of many black and white Medieval buildings.
Bath and Bristol: Spend the day in Bristol, an eco-friendly and contemporary city full of culture, creativity and maritime history. Or visit the World Heritage site of Bath, a unique, stylish and beautiful city famous for its natural hot spa and old Roman baths. Both cities are great destinations for shopping and sightseeing.
A home tuition course in London provides a wonderful opportunity to explore the capital city and its famous sights. With so much to see and do, the tutor plans a tailored programme with the student on their arrival to select places to visit that are of interest to them. The city offers great choice, full of well-known sights such as Big Ben and Buckingham Palace and outstanding museums and galleries including the British Museum and Tate Britain.
There are endless places to shop in London such as the famous Oxford Street, or markets with unique, designer or vintage shops to discover. London also provides a nearby escape from the busy streets with its many vast and beautiful parks full of trees, lakes and wildlife. There is so much choice and never enough time!
- Explore the famous london sights and attractions
- Experience the history and culture of the capital city
- Enjoy the diversity of london and its many shops
Popular excursions in London
London’s Parks: Step out of the busy streets and relax in the centrally located Hyde Park, or visit the pelicans of St James’s Park surrounded by three royal palaces and Westminster.
Museums & Galleries: Visit a world-class museum or gallery such as the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum, the British Museum, the V&A Museum, the National Gallery, the National Portrait Gallery, Tate Modern or Tate Britain!
Famous Landmarks: Enjoy a walk along the Thames taking in famous sights such as the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Tower Bridge, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, the London Eye on the South Bank and the Cutty Sark and Royal Observatory at Greenwich.
Shopping: From souvenir shops and high-street fashion to designer boutiques and food markets, enjoy the diverse shopping areas such as Oxford Street, Carnaby Street, Covent Garden, Notting Hill, Portobello Road Market or Camden Market.
Events: The Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace; West End Shows; Festivals; etc. Some events may require a supplement. Please enquire.