Bristol, Clifton College
Summer Vacation Courses England and Scotland

Clifton College

A classic English boarding school, renowned also for hosting the famous author Agatha Christie, located 15 minutes from the city centre.

Age Range

8 - 15



Duration of Stay

15 Days / 14 nights

Courses start

7/21 July


in most areas


The city of Bristol is located at the mouth of the River Avon and is home to the prestigious Bristol University. It lies in the middle of an area of considerable tourist and gastronomic interest, given the proximity to Cheddar, where the cheese of the same name is produced.


Clifton College is a beautiful and classic English boarding school, famous students include the the first husband of mystery writer Dame Agatha Christie and actors John Cleese and Trevor Howard. It is located in the middle of Clifton Village, a residential area that offers trendy shops, bars, supermarkets and cafes.
Bristol city centre is only a 30-minute walk away or 15-minutes by public transport.

The college has large, bright classrooms with interactive whiteboards and sophisticated learning technology. The ancient ‘crypt’ beneath the chapel is now a common room and café, where students can interact and socialize. The canteen, characterized by its large windows, is conveniently located next to the meeting point for the start of activities.

The college also has an infirmary available to students three days a week (Monday, Wednesday, Friday).

Language Course

The course includes 20 lessons per week of 45 minutes in standard classes of max 15 students. (15 hours per week).


Accommodation is in double rooms for students and single or double rooms for accompanying teachers. The ratio of bathrooms to students is 1:6. The accommodation also features a beautiful lounge with a TV and DVD player. It is advisable to bring towels.

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

Three covered sports fields for football, basketball and badminton, large outdoor spaces for tennis, volleyball, rugby and a large heated pool.

Free Time and Activities

  • 2 full day trips to London and Oxford, both with a late return
  • 2 half day trips to Bath and Cardiff
  • 1 local visit Discover Bristol
  • Evening activities on campus.

This programme may change for organisational reasons.

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