8 great destinations to study English in the UK

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The UK has the largest range of English language courses in the world plus the greatest variety of destinations. With 480 to choose from, there are schools in city centres, seaside and rural locations all over the UK; so you’ll be able to find the perfect English course in the perfect place for you.

Although everyone has heard of London, there is much more to the UK than its exciting capital city. Check out other 8 great destinations where you can have fun and learn English at the same time!



Bournemouth, South West England

Set on England’s south coast with 11 kilometres of golden sand and sparkling sea, buzzing Bournemouth has a vast variety of shops and restaurants. Add in a pulsing nightlife and award-winning gardens and great water sports and you've got one of the UK’s hottest seaside spots. For lovers of the outdoors, the Jurassic Coastline World Heritage Site is also on Bournemouth’s doorstep. Here you will find magnificent beaches and dramatic cliff formations, including the famous Old Harry Rocks and Durdle Door.


Are you interested in learning English in Bournemouth? Cavendish School of English will be at Salão do Estudante fair in Sao Paulo, Recife and Salvador.


Broadstairs, South East England

The South East is Britain's gateway region, which means it offers lots of connections into other parts of the country and to Europe. You'll also be close to London, with great rail links to the capital.

The quiet seaside town of Broadstairs in Kent is a wonderful mixture of Victorian architecture, hidden cobbled squares, clifftop walks and sandy beaches. It is full of independent stores selling unique clothes, gifts, books, antiques and there’s even a Teddy Bear hospital.

Are you interested in learning English in Broadstairs? Hilderstone College will be at Salão do Estudante fair in Sao Paulo.


Cardiff, Wales

Beautiful national parks, thousands of kilometres of coastline, castles, mountains and unspoilt beaches: what more reason do you need to study in Wales? It's a land that's full of variety - from the mountains of the north to the cities of the south. Cardiff, in the south, is Wales’ capital city and Europe’s youngest capital. Founded in Roman-times, it is now one of Britain’s liveliest cities and home to world-class sporting and cultural venues such as the Millennium Stadium. There are lots of historic attractions too, including Cardiff Castle.


Are you interested in learning English in Wales? WE Bridge International  will be at the Expo-Estudiante fair in Santiago.



Liverpool, North West England

Liverpool boasts world-class architecture, with more listed buildings then any city outside London and its history as one of the world’s great ports earned it UNESCO World Heritage Site status in 2004. These factors all help to make it an unforgettable place to study English. It’s impossible not to fall in love with Liverpool, with its friendly local people, amazing shopping and world-famous music scene. The perfect blend of old and new, this stylish port city is the birthplace of The Beatles’ music, home of Liverpool FC, and host to many national museums. The World Museum Liverpool, Walker Art Gallery, The Maritime Museum and the Museum of Liverpool provide a fascinating insight into the city and its links to the world.

Are you interested in learning English in Liverpool? LILA* will be at Expo-Estudiante fair in Bogota and Santiago.



For the visitor, London is a paradise. It's packed with cultural attractions, from museums and galleries to historic buildings, shops and markets. There's nightlife and entertainment, and opportunities to taste food from every part of the world. The capital also benefits from a multicultural mix of people and if you enjoy spending time outdoors, you'll love London's open spaces - with more than 1,800 parks and commons.

Are you interested in learning English in London?

South Thames College will be at Salão do Estudante in Sao Paulo. University of the Arts, London will be at Expo-Estudiante fair in Medellin and will be joined by City and Islington College and LILA* in Bogota.



Manchester, North England

The North is recognised for big cities like Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, Newcastle, Sheffield and York. But, it's also known for its rugged moorland, outstanding lakes, walking, cycling, camping and historical houses. There is one big thing that sets the North apart from the rest of the country - that's the people. Those who stay in here often comment on its friendliness and hospitality.The North has a lot to offer English language students and it is now easy to get here from abroad too. Manchester is the region's biggest airport and is the main point of entry for long-haul travellers.

Would you like to learn English in Manchester? New College Manchester will be at the Salão do Estudante fairs in Sao Paulo and Recife and at Expo-Estudiante fair in Bogota.




Surbiton, Greater London

Would you like to learn English or other courses in Surbiton? Surbiton is a suburban area of south-west London in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames. Situated next to the River Thames, Kingston upon Thames is a leafy, green area and one of the safest and most prosperous of the London boroughs. It is well known for its riverside cafes and restaurants, nightlife and great shopping. There are local places of interest including Hampton Court Palace and Wimbledon but it’s only a 15 minute train into London Waterloo and the delights of Central London.

LISC Independent Tutorial College will be at the Expo-Estudiante fairs in Medellin, Bogota and Santiago.


Choose the UK destination that’s right for you! Find out more details about these and the rest of our 480 quality English language centres here. We know they are all excellent at teaching English, because every one of them has to pass strict accreditation inspections to become a member of our organisation: English UK.


Source: English UK