SOCIAL ACTIVITIES

Social Programme

Capital School of English offers a school social programme; with three activities a week (from September to June) and three activities a day in (July and August).

Our social programme is a great way to practice your English outside the classroom and meet students from other classes.

We do a variety of activities, some free and some at a small cost.

Some of our Social Activities

Meet ‘n’ Greet

Cost: Cost of a drink (£3-5)

Local Nature Walk

Cost: Free

Local Museum

Cost: Free – £10

Bowling

Cost: £10-15

Tennis

Cost: A small charge (£2-4)

Fish ‘n’ Chips on the beach

Cost: The cost of a meal (£8)

Football/Sport in the Park

Cost: Free

Visit to a Local Attraction

Cost: Depends

Excursions & Places to Visit

We can book or organise excursions for you
PLACES TO VISIT…
1
New Forest National Park

WHY VISIT:

The New Forest National Park is perfect for nature lovers. It is famous for its forests and ponies. It’s a wonderful place for walking, cycling, or riding horses.

HOW FAR IS IT:

12 miles | 30 mins by car | 14 mins by train

Get in touch with Capital School to book your trips

PLACES TO VISIT…
2
The Jurassic Coast

WHY VISIT:

The Jurassic Coast is about 95 miles long from Old Harry Rocks at Studland Bay in Dorset to Exmouth in East Devon. It was England’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site. When you are staying in Bournemouth is a fantastic place that you have to see.

HOW FAR IS IT:

Approx 25 miles | 60 mins by car | 45 mins by bus (ferry included)

Get in touch with Capital School to book your trips

PLACES TO VISIT…
3
Stonehenge

WHY VISIT:

Stonehenge is a World Heritage Site and one of the most famous prehistoric monuments in Europe. It is over 4,500 years old and has an unforgettable atmosphere and many special meanings to people who visit.

HOW FAR IS IT:

Approx 40 miles | 75 mins by car | 75 mins train to Salisbury and 30 mins by bus from Salisbury

Get in touch with Capital School to book your trips

PLACES TO VISIT…
4
Winchester

WHY VISIT:

Winchester is a cathedral city, England’s ancient capital, and home to King Alfred the Great. Today, Winchester is popular for its busy shopping streets, its flowers in summer, and its markets and events. Winchester is also very famous for its eleventh century Cathedral and for the Great Hall where the mysterious King Athur’s Round Table has been for over 700 years.

HOW FAR IS IT:

Approx 40 miles | 45 mins by car | 55 mins by train

Get in touch with Capital School to book your trips

PLACES TO VISIT…
5
Brownsea Island

WHY VISIT:

A great day’s adventure. Brownsea Island is near Poole Harbour, with dramatic views of the Purbeck Hills. You’ll see lots of great nature here, a variety of birds (including hens, peacocks), red squirrels, and a 19th-century church.

HOW TO GET THERE:

There are regular boat services from Poole Quay and Sandbanks every day from around Mid-March to the end of October.

Get in touch with Capital School to book your trips

PLACES TO VISIT…
6
Poole Harbour & Sandbanks

WHY VISIT:

Poole Harbour is Europe’s largest natural harbour and leads to many rivers that go through Dorset to the coast. If you walk around the quay, you will find some lovely, unique shops, cafes and restaurants. 

Sandbanks is a small peninsula in Poole Harbour and is one of Britain’s best beaches. Sandbanks has won the Blue Flag award for over 30 years with its soft golden sands and incredible views.

HOW FAR IS IT:

Approx 5 miles | 15 mins by car | 45 mins by bus

Excursions Further Afield

London

2 hours by coach £40 approx. Plus entrance fees

Oxford

2 hours by coach £40 approx. Plus entrance fees

Bath

2 hours by coach £40 approx. Plus entrance fees

Brighton

2 hours by coach £40 approx. Plus entrance fees

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