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Explore this rural slice of paradise

Learn English at our Ardingly summer camp

Set in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Beauty in-between London and Brighton, our Ardingly summer camp gives you the chance to have fun, play and explore the serene English countryside while improving your language skills. Based at a traditional British boarding school, you’ll have the chance to embark on thrilling shopping trips to the coastal city of Brighton, as well as fascinating tours to some of London’s most famous landmarks. What more could you ask for? 

Age range:
10-17years old
Opening dates:
Summer 30 June – 10 August 2024
  • Wide range of site facilities for activities and entertainment 
  • Close to the bustling and vibrant capital city 
  • Also close to the seaside city of Brighton 
  • Rich choice of excursions and entertainment 
  • Learn, sleep and play at a beautiful, traditional English boarding school 
Alpadia language camps, outdoor learning

Summer camp information

About our Ardingly Summer Camp

Camp facilities

Common areas
Indoor sports centre
Outdoor space
Sports field
Swimming facilities
Tennis court







Activities or excursions




Evening activities


Lights out

The lessons and course structure

Your English language course will follow a curriculum specifically designed for young learners delivered in a welcoming environment.  

  • Speaking and listening skills  
  • Reading, writing, vocabulary, and grammar  
  • Collaborative projects encouraging creativity, time management and leadership skills  

Entry levels
All levels from beginner to advanced

Maximum class size
15 students

Onsite residence

Meal plan
All meals are included, and we can cater for a range of dietary needs including vegetarian, vegan and halal  

Activities and excursions

  • Afternoon and evening activities at the school or in the local area 
  • Excursions to nearby cities and regional tourist attractions 

Materials and services included

  • 24-hour supervision
  • Welcome pack
  • Assessment test
  • Course materials
  • Student ID
  • Pocket money service
  • Safe storage of students' passports
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Access to the Alpadia Student Portal

See our safeguarding policy to see how we are committed to safeguarding students

Shared transfers (one-way fare) – Prices from:  

GBP 70 – London Gatwick LGW  

GBP 140 – London Heathrow LHR  

GBP 190 – London St Pancras  

*Taxi service is essential from the station to the school 

Unaccompanied minors service (one-way fare)  

GBP 35 – This service is available for students using an unaccompanied minor service with their airline provider 

Accreditation & memberships

This Alpadia language camp is accredited by the following organisations

British Council logo
English UK member logo

Learn more about this school 

Activities and excursions

We organise a wide range of fun activities including everything from shopping trips to beach days. With such a big selection of things to do and places to see in this fantastic and picturesque location, you'll find that your stay with us goes by far too quickly.  


Relax by the seaside and spend the day exploring the trendy shops of Brighton or riding the fairground rides on the local pier. Don’t forget to finish with an ice cream! 


The Royal Tunbridge Wells Tour offers a captivating journey through history. Enjoy an enriching blend of culture and relaxation awaits. 

Sightseeing with Alpadia London City Summer camps

Take a coach ride into the capital and admire the famous sights such as Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, and Buckingham Palace.


Embark on a captivating tour around the stunning medieval town of Lewes! Explore the many shops and views of the stunning South Downs.

Sightseeing with Alpadia London City Summer camps

Insert a little glamour into your life by taking a shopping trip to Harrods or Fortnum & Mason. 


Discover Hever Castle, the childhood home of Anne Boleyn, and admire the beautiful gardens and historic interiors.

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Take the reigns during exciting lessons perfect for both beginners and experienced riders. 

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Others might call it soccer, we just call it exhilarating fun! Get your boots, it’s time to test your skills out on the pitch. 

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Student accommodation

Reside within a boarding school, immersing yourself in daily English interactions. Embrace local customs, fostering language development. Forge connections with fellow students sharing the same residence, cultivating a sense of belonging. 

Quadruple rooms
Shared bathrooms
Single, twin and triple bedrooms
Contact us
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What type of course are you interested in?

Monthly tuition fees at Alpadia vary between 550€ and 840€ for a standard course, depending on the length of your language course which can vary between 12-46 weeks, depending on your German level at the time of entry.
Germany requires non-EU citizens to provide a sum of 11.208€ in a blocked bank account in Germany to cover the living costs within the first 12 months of stay. This amount should be deposited in your blocked account in Germany prior to visa application
Your living costs in Germany are around 934€ a month, according to the German ministry of foreign affairs. This covers the basic costs such as accommodation, health insurance, food, transportation, etc. Are you able to cover your living costs? Please note that this amount will vary depending on your city of destination, chosen accommodation, expenditure habits, etc. Please note that your costs will be higher in the initial language-learning phase until you settle and become a student/employee and gradually drive down your costs.

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