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 double placements 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|
Birmingham International: 80 km
London Heathrow: 88 km
London Gatwick: 128 km
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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
Northampton excursions & educational visits
|Central London excursions|
|– Madame Tussauds, Buckingham Palace, The London Eye, Museums|
|Oxford city and university|
|– Includes punting on the Thames|
|– Birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill|
|– 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|