Winchester, Sparsholt College
Summer Vacation Courses England and Scotland

Sparsholt College

The most illustrious agricultural college in Britain, situated in the countryside and around 4 km from the former capital city of England.

Age Range

9 - 16



Duration of Stay

15 Days / 14 Nights

Courses start

2/16 July


in most areas


As the former capital of England, and home to one of the world’s most famous cathedrals, Winchester is steeped in history and immersed in the Hampshire countryside south-west of London. Well connected by the fast M3, the town has a lot to offer: The Round Table, museums, theatres, cinemas and much more.


Sparsholt College is England’s most prestigious Agricultural College. Set in the beautiful Hampshire countryside the large and attractive campus is about 4 km from the centre of Winchester.The campus has a modern, spacious refectory and well-equipped classrooms. The college also benefits from having a campus bus stop which goes directly to the city centre.

Language Course

The course includes 20 lessons per week of 45 minutes in standard classes of max 16 students, with lessons alternating between the morning and the afternoon.


Accommodation is provided in standard single or double rooms with en-suite bathrooms. Each accommodation block has a kitchen. However, use of the kitchen is at the discretion of the management of the centre and, in cases where it is granted, can only be used by the group leaders.

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. The college does not provide towels.

Sports Equipment

Facilities include a multipurpose gym and outdoor playing fields.

Free Time and Activities

  • 3 full day excursions:
    Oxford including admission to the University of Oxford College, London including the Politics & Royalty walking tour, admission to the British Museum with a late return, Portsmouth including HMS Victory and walking tour.
  • 1 local visit:
    Winchester including admission to the Great Hall.
  • Afternoon and evening activities

This programme may change for organisational reasons.

Where is it?


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