Country Cousins Ltd
Contact Maribel Cabrera-Molina
Address Bicclescombe Park, Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34 8JN
Region South West England & Channel Islands
Telephone +44 1271862834
Fax +44 1271 865374
Twitter @CountryCousins_
Type of accommodation offered
None available cross
Homestay tick
Campus and/or Residential tick
Hotel or Hostel cross
Type of location
City/town cross
Countryside tick
Seaside tick
Disabled access provision
Disabled access
facilities for wheelchair users
Disabled access facilities for people
with mobility impairments
Disabled access facilities for people
that are hard of hearing
Disabled access facilities
for visually impaired or blind people
Description of centre

We are a small family run business which has been providing quality English educational visits to Junior students since 1951 in North Devon. At Country Cousins we offer a variety of programmes that will help to develop your child's skills & improve their English Language; not only in class but with their host family & in the sport or activity of their choice.

Country Cousins students: enjoy an educational holiday, learn in a healthy, natural & traditional region of England, avoid the distractions & problems associated with larger cities, experience North Devon’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty & the first UNESCO Biosphere in the UK, discover one of the UK’s most popular areas for English Tourism.
Country Cousins provides: small class sizes (max 15), great mix of nationalities, at least 15 hours (also 18 & 21 available) of language lessons per week, revised & up to date syllabus & teaching materials, an individual test of language ability & needs, pre-course Student Manuals & Host Family information, carefully selected & personally met host families, friendly & caring English families, supervision during all activities by our trained activity leaders, 24 hour phone service for students & parents, transfers from & to designated airports.
Choice of Activity Programme: Adventure Sports, Beach Volleyball, Discovering Devon, Football, Golf, Horse Riding, Street Dance, Surfing & Tennis
Teaching & lessons: emphasis is placed on improving speaking & listening skills, pronunciation, vocabulary & functional language. Speech is initiated through many mediums; from pair work and group work to individual presentations, group discussions, debates, role-play and simulations, music, drama and games. Students can sit the Trinity College GESE examinations with us.
Our Host Families: play an extremely important role, are visited & inspected by our experienced welfare staff, their details are crossed-checked by social services with police records, treat students as one of the family, providing a happy & secure environment, students may share the room, Sundays are a family day which gives students the opportunity to spend time with their hosts.

Studying with Country Cousins will result in considerable progress & a great experience treasured for life!

  • Course information
  • Young Learners

    Course type F. Vacation courses for young learners
    Months Open All year round, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
    Course Length Flexible, 1-2 weeks, 3-8 weeks, 9-12 weeks, more than 12 weeks, 6 months, 1 year
    Age group Under 12, 12-16, 16-18
    Course hours Flexible
    Tuition fees £600-749
    Class size 15
    Beginners accepted? Yes