English Study Holidays

Practise your English in the context of your hobby or professional interest

English Language Garden Tours

English Language Garden Tours are ideal for members of garden clubs / societies, professional horticulturists, garden designers and independent travellers who wish to  practise their English while exploring some of the most celebrated gardens and landscapes in the United Kingdom. The Tour Leader, ‘Garden Guru’ Michaeljon Ashworth, is a garden historian, fine art and architectural historian, author and … Continue reading English Language Garden Tours

Literary Landscapes

‘Literary Landscapes’ is designed for lovers of English literature who wish to explore England with a guide. One week programmes include English tuition/excursion preparation and two full day and two half day excursions to locations of literary interest. The teaching and visits are fully integrated to give participants a vivid picture of the culture and literature of … Continue reading Literary Landscapes


This course examines the birth of the Industrial Revolution. You will visit some of the 18th and 19th century sites, including Ironbridge in the beautiful Severn Valley where in 1709 Abraham Darby first mass produced iron, Quarry Bank Mill, one of the earliest cotton factories still powered by a gigantic water wheel (1784) and the world famous Wedgwood factory … Continue reading Revolution