Benenden, Benenden School
Summer Vacation Courses England and Scotland

Benenden School

One of best-known boarding schools in England, situated in a quaint, rural village in the south-east of London

Age Range

9 - 15



Duration of Stay

15 Days / 14 Nights

Courses start

6/20 July


in most areas


Benenden is a pretty rural village in Kent, South East of London, also known as the Garden of England for its enchanting landscape. The nearest town is Tonbridge Wells, located about 30 minutes away. London, Brighton and Canterbury are easily accessible.


The school was founded in 1923 and is one of the most renowned boarding schools in England. Nestled in the green English countryside and surrounded by 240 acres of manicured lawns and gardens, it has a large and bright canteen where all meals are taken, classes equipped with modern equipment and a large theatre used for some of the extracurricular activities.

Language Course

The course includes 20 lessons per week of 45 minutes in standard classes of max 16 students and lessons alternate between the morning and the afternoon.
Free Teacher Training Course for group leaders.


Accommodation is in ‘houses’ in single rooms each equipped with a sink. The bathrooms are on the same floor and have a ratio of 1:3 / 1:4 students maximum per bathroom. Each building has a comfortable common room furnished with sofas, armchairs and TVs. There is also a kitchen, which can be used at the discretion of the centre management but only for the group leaders. Towels are not provided by the centre. On arrival, students must pay a security deposit required by the school of £ 20/€ 30 the deposit will be returned at the time of departure unless the college needs to deduct payment for reasons stated in the school regulations

Sports Equipment

The college offers multipurpose gym, outdoor playing fields and an indoor pool.

Free Time and Activities

  • 3 Full day excursions: Travel to London by train with a walking tour and the British Museum (late return), Brighton including admission to the Sea Life Centre, Canterbury including admission to the Cathedral.
  • 1 half day trip: Royal Tonbridge Wells
  • Afternoon and evening activities
    Evening activities include an integration programme with English students from the Kent School of Music. There are two shuttles per week (into Ashford and Tenterden) for Group Leaders.
    This programme may change for organisational reasons.

This programme may change for organisational reasons.

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