Northampton- a short stay centre in the heart of England

SUL short stay English language students in Northampton

Northampton Host Family Centre

SUL Northampton Host family centre

An English language course in Northampton offers the student an insight into the heart of England!   Northampton is a friendly market town which has a long history of manufacturing, mainly in the leather industry.

Located 100km North West of London it also makes an ideal base from which to explore many of the historic cities of England, as well as the origins of Europe’s Industrial Revolution.

Visit Cambridge University - Birmingham and Cadbury’s World - Ironbridge and the Industrial Revolution - London - Oxford and Shakespeare’s Stratford on Avon.

Northampton centre details

Size of Groups 24 - 49 (short stay only)
Accommodation Single and twin bedrooms with homestay families (up to 4 per family with short stay groups)
Age range / teaching ratio 12 – 17 years; 1:12 teaching ratio as standard
Standard courses Short Stays (2 – 6 nights)
Facilities Good shopping centre, swimming pool, sports centre, Robin Hood Experience, Blenheim Palace, Madame Tussauds, The Tower of London, The London Eye, Oxford, Cambridge
Nearest Airports Birmingham International: 80 km
London Heathrow: 88 km
London Gatwick: 128 km
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Northampton excursions & educational visits

Central London excursions
– Madame Tussauds, Buckingham Palace, The London Eye, Museums
Oxford city and university
– Includes punting on the Thames
Blenheim Palace
– Birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill
Cadbury World
– The history of chocolate, an experience!
Cambridge and university
– Fine university town and colleges
The Robin Hood Experience
– Learn about Nottingham's most famous outlaw
Northampton and Lamport Railway
– Steam railway line in Northamptonshire

Why SUL Northampton

  • SUL offers an action-packed activity and excursion programme
  • Exciting educational visits to iconic British attractions in London, Oxford and Cambridge
  • Convenient location in the centre of the country with good links to airports and easy excursions around the country including London & Birmingham for example.
  • Great, friendly host families offer a warm welcome

SUL short stay homestay centre in Northampton- Shakespeare's birthplace

Northampton programmes

DAY MORNING ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION: 7 night programme with lessons*
DAY ONE ARRIVAL & WELCOME Getting to know your family
DAY TWO English lessons Oxford town & University Visit Oxford University and the Bodleian Library - with 'Europe's most beautiful room', the Divinity School and 'Hogwarts library’.
DAY THREE English lessons Warwick Castle One thousand years of jaw-dropping history at Warwick Castle; great battles, ancient myths, spellbinding tales, princesses, knights
DAY FOUR English lessons Birmingham & Cadbury World The world’s most famous chocolate factory and England’s second city.
DAY FIVE English lessons Cambridge river trip/ walking tour (seasonal) See the sights of the town with a river trip or walking. Other attractions include the War museum and University halls of residence.
DAY SIX English lessons The National Space Museum The National Space Centre, the UK’s largest space visitor attraction.
DAY SEVEN Stratford upon Avon & Shakespeare Find out about Shakespeare and the mediaeval town of Stratford.
DAY EIGHT DEPARTURE Farewell to host families.

*Shorter/longer programmes available on request

DAY MORNING ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION: 7 night programme without lessons*
DAY ONE ARRIVAL & WELCOME Getting to know your family.
DAY TWO Oxford town & Oxford University Visit Oxford University and the Bodleian Library - with 'Europe's most beautiful room', the Divinity School and 'Hogwarts library’.
DAY THREE Stratford upon Avon & Shakespeare Find out about Shakespeare and the mediaeval town of Stratford.
DAY FOUR Birmingham & Cadbury World The world’s most famous chocolate factory and England’s second city.
DAY FIVE London: The Tower of London and central London A full day in the nation’s capital city with a tour of the Tower of London (where the crown jewels are kept).
DAY SIX Cambridge town and Cambridge University See the sights of the town with a river trip or walking. Other attractions include the War museum and University halls of residence.
DAY SEVEN Warwick town and Warwick Castle One thousand years of jaw-dropping history at Warwick Castle; great battles, ancient myths, spellbinding tales, princesses, knights.
DAY EIGHT DEPARTURE Farewell to host families.

*Shorter/longer programmes available on request

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English language courses in Northampton for children and teenagers offer the opportunity to see the heart of England while also being able to visit the tourist hotspots of London and Stratford upon Avon for example.