Liddington, Near Cheltenham & Bath

This fantastic college combines academic excellence with an informal, vibrant and supportive community.

Liddington is a fantastic modern PGL centre set within extensive grounds and located within easy reach of Bath, Oxford, Windsor and London. This centre offers students a variety of adventure activities including Climbing Walls, Abseiling, Rafting, Zip Wires and Archery.

Liddington has modern en-suite accommodation, 11 full-sized football pitches, 2 lakes and woodland - all set within 150 acres of countryside.

Do you love football? If so, the Ardmore Football Academy is definitely the course for you! We are delighted to introduce Christian Damiano, a world class football coach who has worked alongside Ardmore Language Schools to create our specialist football academy helping you to improve your game and your English all at the same time!

The course is open to both boys and girls and players of all ages and abilities. It’s a great way to meet like minded football lovers and play the sport you love with people from all over the world.

There has been special emphasis placed on ‘English’ football helping you to learn key football phrases, terminology and useful tips for the game.

The Ardmore Football Academy is a fantastic way for students to improve their football skills whilst improving their confidence in speaking English both on and off the pitch!

    • Residential Centre
    • Summer Courses
    • Suitable for Groups and Individual Students
    • Trinity Examination Available
    • Adult Student Ratio 1:10
    • European City Tours Available
    • Full day excursion to London

  • Rafting in onsite lake
  • Modern classrooms and lecture theatres
  • 11 full-sized football pitches
  • Over 150 acres of grounds including two lakes
  • 24h security
  • Dining Hall and Common Room
  • Modern en-suite accommodation
  • Maximum 4 students per room
  • Twin ensuite rooms for Group Leaders
Nearby Airports
  • 104 km from Heathrow
  • 152 km from Gatwick

A typical day with Ardmore

Students have three hours of English lessons per day from Monday to Friday, with the lessons divided into two parts.

Part One: Language input, which involves using grammar and vocabulary in various tasks/exercises.

Part Two: Fluency/practice activities aimed at developing fluency through specific tasks like designing a website or poster, conducting a classroom survey or even producing/acting in a short play.

We offer a wide range of activities, which may include: Football, Arts & Crafts, Dance, Tennis, Basketball, etc. 

Evening entertainment programme may include Talent Show, Disco, Quiz Nights, Film Nights, Sports Tournaments and more options.

Emphasis on communication helps students to use English for a variety of purposes and in various situations. Our aim is to build students' knowledge and confidence in understanding and speaking English.

Nearby attractions and Excursions

There’s plenty to see and do for a half day, or even an full day around Swindon. A full day trip to London for a river cruise, or a visit to Oxford or Bath.

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