Top 5 Summer Camps in the UK for Children & Teens

summer camps in the UK

Top 5 Summer Camps in the UK for Children

There is no better place for your children to improve their English than in the UK with our summer camps in the UK. With varied cultural and sporting programmes, delivered in a safe and interactive environment, by highly qualified professionals, we present our top 5 summer camps in the UK. Located in the best educational destinations of the country, immersion in the English culture will be complete. The opportunity to make new friends and participate in enriching cultural exchanges, whilst developing new skills, will transform a summer course into a rewarding and unforgettable experience for your child. You can also Download our free Summer & Winter Language Camp Guide for Parents?


1. Best for Discovering London

summer camps in the UK

The cosmopolitan capital of the UK is much more than red double decker buses and Big Ben. From the Natural History Museum to the Greenwich Observatory, London has many places of interest and landmarks to discover. Taking part in cultural activities, excursions and everything that our London camps can offer will provide your child with a unique learning experience and personal adventure.

Our English summer camp combines learning English with native speaking teachers in the mornings, and activities and excursions to discover London in the afternoons and at the weekends. The residential accommodation is provided on-site, full-board, and with full safeguarding processes and procedures in place.

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2. Best for Watersports in Brighton

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Nicknamed ‘London by Sea’, Brighton is a fun city and has a laid-back atmosphere. A great place for students looking to learn English and combine their course with exciting watersports activities. Children and teens can choose from paddle boarding, kayaking or wakeboarding. Students also take part in the cultural activities and excursions to London and Cambridge.

Our English summer camp in Brighton is homed in an impressive Victorian building, within walking distance to the beach and the park.  This residential summer camp combines 20 English lessons per week with a broad range of sporting activities, and full-board accommodation is provided, and welcomes students from 10 to 17 years old.

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3. Best for Horse Riding in Nottingham

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Located in the heart of England, Nottingham is a popular university town. With its historic structures and lush expansive green areas, the city also offers a medieval charm. Nottingham is home to Robin Hood’s legend and Sherwood Forest, and was the subject matter for Lord Byron’s first ever poem. Nottingham is a safe place for any new language student and the first choice for horse lovers!

The English summer camp in Nottingham is based at Trent College, just 15 minutes outside of Nottingham. The English camp provides a fabulous range of activities, sports programmes, horse riding sessions and excursions to other landmarks across the country – a perfect mix for an exciting English summer camp. On-site residential accommodation is provided by the school, as is excellent pastoral care and first-rate English language tuition.

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4. Best to Learn English in Oxford

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As one of the most important educational institutions in the world Oxford University attracts people to Oxford from all over the globe. With its cobblestone streets, museums and beautiful buildings full of history. Oxford offers a remarkable setting to improve any learner’s English skills. Its young and multicultural population and excellent student facilities make Oxford the ideal place to join a stimulating English summer camp.

Enjoy the full-cultural experience of living in Oxford while studying English. Living in the school’s residence, learning English in small groups, as well as taking part in activities and excursions to Bath and London. Full-board accommodation is provided.

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5. Best for Beach fun in Bournemouth

summer camps in the UK

Bournemouth is one of the most attractive and welcoming coastal destination in the UK. An international airport, vast sandy beaches and warm weather. Traditionally a summer holiday spot and more recently established as a noteworthy commercial area as well, Bournemouth offers the possibility of enjoying any kind of watersport alongside amazing scenery. A great way to immerse in the English culture on the beautiful British southern coast, just two hours away from London.

Our English summer camp in Bournemouth welcomes children and teens from all over the world. The camp and has been delivering high quality English tuition to juniors for many years. This language camp combines English language lessons with a broad range of sports and cultural activities, and excursions to nearby locations, plus full-board accommodation on-site at the campus.

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How to Book Summer Camps in the UK ?

Please check our How to Book page for more information on the simple secure and easy online booking process. You can also visit the location links to find more information on the Summer Camps UK.

For information on any of our Summer Camps in the UK, please check Our free Summer & Winter Language Camp Guide for Parents, call us on +44 (0) 1273 830 960 or contact us. Our multilingual team will be happy to answer any question you may have.


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