Be Inspired… Stay in a REAL English Castle

Learn English in a real English Castle! Live like a Lord or Lady or become a Knight of the Round Table!

With our fantastic combination of fun English lessons, interesting excursions and exciting activities for 11-17 year olds you can’t fail to have an English experience that you will never forget – and your language skills are sure to come on in leaps and bounds!

You will stay inside the Castle itself, the centre piece of the 5,500 hectare Ford and Etal Estate.  There’s every possibility that you’ll bump into the real-life Lord of Ford and Etal himself, plus you’ll be able to try your hand at various activities such as Archery, Fencing and Climbing and eat traditional food on Medieval night.

Each week you will have 18 hours of English lessons plus the chance to visit exciting places like the historical city of Edinburgh, the vibrant city of Newcastle and the famous Roman Wall.

  • 18 hours of English lessons per week
  • Tour of Edinburgh
  • Tour of Alnwick Castle (Hogwarts  in Harry Potter films)  OR
  • Tour of Durham Cathedral (11th Century; Hogwarts in Harry Potter)
  • Shopping trip to Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Our staff members are fully qualified and experienced in everything they do and are excited to welcome you to Ford Castle, from our English Language Teachers and our Activity Instructors to our City Guides and Catering Staff.   Part of the Château Beaumont Group, we also have over 15 years experience organising successful school trips to France.