Our English courses in Northern England are taking place in and around Durham, Leeds, Newcastle, Manchester, Lake District, Liverpool, and York.
Northern England extends from the Scottish border in the north to near the River Trent in the south. It comprises three regions including the North East, the North West and the Yorkshire and the Humber.
International students who enroll in our English courses in Northern England have the opportunity to discover a multitude of stunning places in this region.
Lake District National Park
Lake District is simply one of the most scenic regions of England. A visit to Cumbria’s valleys and fells (low mountains) which are home to picturesque villages, high moorlands and lakes, is a must. The Lake District National Park is a wonderful place for hiking and climbing.
Durham is one of the country’s most picturesque areas, with its grandiose cathedral (voted Britain’s best building by BBC Radio 4 listeners), beautiful castles, and riverside settings. At about 1 hour away from the city, in the North Pennines, lies an area of outstanding natural beauty, you’ll find one of England’s most impressive waterfalls, the High Force.
Leeds is a very attractive city with stunning Georgian and Victorian buildings in its historic city centre and home to Kirkstall Abbey, which is the largest abbey in the North of England. It’s easy to walk around the main sights, including art galleries, shopping centres, museums, parks, galleries and museums.
On top of being the birthplace of the most popular British pop band of the 20th century (the Beatles), Liverpool is a very dynamic city with unique attractions, exciting sporting and cultural events, an impressive musical heritage, and friendly people. Liverpool proudly has Britain’s largest collection of art galleries and museums outside London.
Newcastle upon Tyne
Also known as Newcastle, it is one of the largest cities in Northern England. It is located in Tyne and Wear metropolitan county. There are many sites to see such as the Tyne Bridge, the Discovery Museum, and the well-known football ground of St James Park. Newcastle has also a famous university (ranking in the top 25 in the UK) with an important student community.
Known as the birthplace of the industrial revolution, today Manchester delivers surprise and delight in equal measures! Visitors can experience an incredible choice of eclectic restaurants, traditional pubs, shops, art galleries, shopping centres, quaint markets and beautiful parks and waterways.
York and Yorkshire are some of the most beautiful places to visit in Northern England. With a rich history, medieval cobbled streets, quaint tearooms, Gothic buildings, contemporary art galleries, York offers a vibrant cultural city life. Not to be missed is the Shambles quarter, with one of the best preserved medieval streets in the entire world.