We can offer a wide range of optional excursions for our customers so that they can take advantage of our great location to visit the key sights of not just England, but Scotland, France, Belgium and the rest of Europe too!
During the summer, and for groups, we offer our own coach tours of the south of England. For individual students and small groups we can also make bookings through one of our travel partners, who provide scheduled trips to a wide range of venues, keeping costs lower.
London and South of England
One of the world’s most visited cities, London has something for everyone: from history and culture to fine food and good times. Visit Westminster, Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament and more!
There are direct trains to London from Ramsgate and many of our adult students visit London regularly. Coach trips to London are a regular part of group programmes.
Discover almost 900 years of history and explore 500 acres of a beautiful parkland and gardens at “the loveliest Castle in the world”. Leeds Castle is considered one of the most romantic castles in England.
Leeds Castle is in the heart of Kent and is just over an hour’s coach ride from the school.
A sightseeing tour of Oxford with the chance to see some of the colleges and buildings of Oxford University including the famous Christ Church College, Bodleian Library and Radcliffe Camera.
Cambridge is home to the world-renowned University of Cambridge, which was founded in 1209. University colleges include King’s, famed for its choir and towering Gothic chapel, and St John’s, with its 16th-century Great Gate.
Brighton often goes by the title ‘London by the Sea’ because of the number of London people – particularly those from the arts and music communities – who live here or visit at the weekends.
Brighton is one of our most popular summer destinations because of its ‘cool’ seaside atmosphere and shopping in the Lanes area where many of the town’s creative residents have small shops.
Windsor Castle is the oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world and The Queen’s favourite weekend home. No trip to Windsor could possibly be complete without a visit to amazing Windsor Castle, the family home to British kings and queens for over 1,000 years.
Other British Destinations
Edinburgh, Loch Ness and the Highlands
Edinburgh is Scotland’s compact, hilly capital. It has a medieval Old Town and elegant Georgian New Town with gardens and neoclassical buildings. Loch Ness is a large, deep, freshwater loch in the Scottish Highlands.
Edinburgh makes a good destination for a weekend break, flying from one of the London airports or by train.
Bath and Stonehenge
Bath is a beautiful, historic city that is incredibly popular with tourists. It is recognized as a world heritage site. Stonehenge is one of England’s greatest icons. It is original purpose is unknown, and it one of mankind’s greatest mysteries.
The “City of Light” is the global centre for art, fashion, culture and food. The architecture is beautiful and the history is fascinating. It’s also quite close, particularly on the fast Eurostar trains, so it is a terrific weekend break destination.
Amsterdam is one of Europe’s most exciting cities, famous for its beautiful canals, art galleries and its relaxed culture. Amsterdam can be easily reached by direct Eurostar trains from London or Ebsfleet.