Typical study trips

from Edinburgh

Loch Lomond

Loch Lomond is a famous lake in southern Scotland. It’s part of the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park which offers breathtaking views.


A city with contemporary art spaces, striking architecture and many fantastic museums. Glasgow city centre is also one of the best shopping destinations outside of London.

Stirling and Stirling Castle

Stirling Castle is one of the largest and most important in Scotland. In 1297 Scots led by William Wallace defeated the English in the Battle of Stirling Bridge.

St Andrews

St Andrews is a seaside town, with panoramic views across the North Sea. It’s famous for its historic university where HRH Prince William and Kate Middleton met, and its world-famous golf courses.

Courses available

at Edinburgh

Explore English Junior

For ages 8-11, to meet new friends, take supervised study trips around Scotland, and gain skills and confidence using English.
Lessons are based on topics, with new themes every week. Suitable for all English levels. Summer course.

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Explore English

For ages 12-17, who want to learn English and have an action-packed Scottish experience too. English lessons every morning and afternoon study trips exploring Scotland. Suitable for all English levels. Summer course.

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Courses for groups all year

We can create a course for your group to achieve specific learning goals and tailored to the Scottish sights you’d like to see. Create your own course at any time of year. Suitable for all
English levels. Ages 8-17.

Courses for groups

Outdoor Learning

A fully immersive academy experience which allows students to improve their English whilst taking part in a range of activities and outdoor learning experiences.


at the college


• Single, twin, triple or quad rooms (all en-suite)
• Individual study desk, wardrobe and storage space
• Dedicated welfare staff in the accommodation building
• Separate sleeping and bathroom facilities for boys and girls
• On-site laundry facilities, which can be used with the assistance of IH staff
• Bedding is provided (please bring own towels)


• All classrooms are spacious and comfortable, equipped with modern teaching facilities including interactive whiteboards.
• Great Hall
• Old Library
• Crypt (a historical stone chamber vault)
• Beautiful surrounding grounds with the River Esk running past the school
• Woodland walks
• Sports fields
• Safe, tranquil, surroundings, only 8 miles from Edinburgh

Last year, we welcomed students from over 44 nationalities on our young learner courses.

One price – all trips, accommodation and meals included.

All senior staff have student safeguarding and student welfare training every year.

Our Young Learner Centres are accredited by The British Council.