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40+ Courses at Alnwick Castle

40+ General English for Life Classes

International House Newcastle @Alnwick Castle is an incredible experience based in the legendary castle of Alnwick, the location for Hogwarts in the first 2 Harry Potter films. These classes on English and culture are designed for more mature students (40+) who want to improve their English speaking and listening skills with lectures and excursions on British culture too.  Classes are for 2 weeks. 

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Course Dates and Contents

Dates: March 31st to April 14th and September 15th to 29th


These classes and visits focus more on topics such as British museums, art galleries, castles and stately homes as well as typical British customs and regional food and drink specialities.

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Where will I visit?

There are cultural visits to Edinburgh, York, Bamburgh Castle, Warkworth Castle, Hadrian’s Wall and the World Heritage site of Durham Castle and Cathedral. Go back in time at Beamish open air museum and visit the breathtaking Farne Islands to see amazing bird life and seals and sea lions.


Enjoy all of this with other students of a similar age and interests.


Full board and accommodation included in Alnwick Castle

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