Why choose this centre?

  • 2 nights all-inclusive Edinburgh stay included in the package price!
  • Safe and secure campus in countryside location, perfect for younger students 
  • Single ensuite accommodation
  • 2 half day excursions per week 
  • On-site sports facilities including two sports halls, all weather pitches, grass pitches and playing fields.

Campus

Our summer school takes place at Myerscough College, a land-based Higher and Further Education college located in beautiful English countryside 11km from Preston city centre. The college is approximately 65km from Manchester, Liverpool and the Lake District, making it a great location for exploring the north west of England’s most famous cities and attractions. This attractive campus offers modern facilities in a safe and peaceful environment.

Accommodation

  • Modern single bedrooms all with private ensuite bathrooms
  • Apartment style
  • Shared kitchen/common room per 5-6 rooms
  • Bedroom key, bed linen and towel provided
  • Rooms cleaned and bed linen & towel changed once per week
  • Damage deposit of £40 taken on check-in and refunded on departure

Sports Facilities

  • Two indoor sports halls (including new basketball hall built 2016)
  • Two artificial outdoor pitches (one astroturf and one 3G)
  • Grass pitches and playing fields
  • 9-hole golf course (available to students with previous golfing experience only and at additional charge)

Other Facilities

  • “Stumble Inn” bar & common room for evening activities
  • Lecture theatre with large screen for films
  • Large modern dining room
  • Classrooms with smart boards
  • On campus shop and vending machines
  • Library with computers & internet access
  • Beautiful & award winning landscaped gardens
  • Garden centre with cafe
  • Self-service laundry. Approx £4 for wash and dry

Internet

  • Free wi-fi internet access throughout the campus

Two Night Edinburgh Stay (included in package price)

  • 2 nights Single rooms with ensuite bathrooms and shared kitchen/common room in student residence in city centre
  • Vouchers for all meals in Edinburgh. 2 x £6 for breakfast, 2 x £6 for lunch and 2 x £10 for dinner. (Packed lunch on departure from Preston. Last voucher meal in Edinburgh Sunday lunch)
  • Entrance to Edinburgh castle
  • Guided walking tours including the Royal Mile, Grassmarket, Old Town, National Museum of Scotland, Greyfriar’s Bobby, Holyrood Park & Arthur’s seat, Princes Street, Calton Hill etc
  • Services of Target staff throughout the stay
  • Coach transfer from Preston to Edinburgh
  • Stay must be taken at the end of the course (nights 13 & 14). There will be a supplement charge of approximately £120 for taking the stay in the middle of the course, dependng on group size

Optional Enterprise English Workshops

  • Optional 3 hours of Enterprise English per week (in addition to 15 hrs General English)
  • Focusing on the world of work and including interview skills, CV & cover letter writing & work based role plays
  • Available in all centres at no additional cost
  • Ages 16 – 18, Minimum level B1
  • Must be booked in writing before May 1st 2020
  • Takes place instead of sports / activities
  • Work based visits (Hull only)

Optional Drama & Yoga Workshops

  • Students can choose to do 1 drama workshop and 1 yoga workshop per week  
  • Led by specialist instructors
  • Workshops usually take place during sports sessions
  • Open to all students at no additional cost

 

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Transport Facts

Bus/Local travel

  • 11km to Preston city centre by private coach
  • 25km to Lancaster city centre by private coach
  • All local travel costs included

Airports

  • Manchester (MAN): 60 minutes
  • Liverpool (LIV): 60 minutes
  • Leeds Bradford (LBA): 160 minutes
  • East Midlands (EMA): 120 minutes
  • Birmingham (BHX): 160 minutes
  • London Heathrow (LHR): 260 minutes