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 several key periods of English literary history.

Literary Landscapes has its own textbook written by Stephanie Aldred and Judith Godfrey. It offers students a review of English literary history from the fourteenth to the twentieth century, and includes texts from a variety of authors.

Participants have an opportunity to research areas of personal interest. Included in the course fee is half board accommodation with friendly hosts close to Moor Cottage.

Shakespeare, The Romantic Poets and the Brontë Sisters

For bespoke university or adult evening class groups.  Price and dates by arrangement.

The landscape, work and gardens of William Wordsworth, John Ruskin and Beatrix Potter (EGT6 / LL1)

Sunday 9 October to Sunday 16 October 2016

£1,250 (UK pounds sterling); £160 single room supplement

The package includes:

  • English lessons preparing for each day’s excursion
  • Bed & breakfast accommodation in Rydal
  • Seven nights evening meals in local restaurants
  • Transport and entrance charges on excursions
  • Theatre ticket (Theatre by the Lake)
  • Baggage and personal insurance (see Terms)
  • Manchester Airport transfers


Note: Manchester Language School runs a combined programme of ‘Revolution’ and ‘Literary Landscapes’ for university and adult part-time classes.

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