East England

Study English in the East of England

If you choose to study English in the East of England you will discover castles, cathedrals, markets, museums, beautiful beaches, pretty rivers and canals.

Popular places to visit in this region include Cambridge, the Norfolk Broads and the sandy beaches of North Norfolk. 

 
 
 
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Where can you study English in the East of England?

In the east of England there are British Council-accredited language centres in:

Cambridge

Cambridge is one of the most popular places to study English in the UK and it has over twenty language schools to choose from. 

This famous university city is home to famous colleges, grand buildings and museums. It has all the shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs that a student could hope for. 

 
 
 
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Colchester

Colchester, in the county of Essex, is the oldest city in the UK and was once the capital of Roman Britain. Popular attractions include Colchester Zoo and Colchester Castle. Students in Colchester can easily visit London or Cambridge on a day trip.

 
 
 
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Norwich

Norwich, in the county of Norfolk, is the most complete medieval city in the UK. The city has lots of old buildings, two cathedrals and a castle. 

There is two universities in Norwich so there is lots of events for students in the city. 

 
 
 
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Bury St Edmunds

Bury St Edmunds is a small historic town in the county of Suffolk. Tourist attractions include St Edmundsbury Cathedral and the ruins of Abbey of St Edmund, which was once the most famous pilgrimigate site in England.

 
 
 
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St Albans

St Albans is a historic market town close to London and near the famous Warner Bros. Studios, where students can tour the Harry Potter film sets. Other attractions in St Albans include a Roman Theatre, museums and galleries. 

 
 
 
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Three unmissable adventures in the East of England

#1 Try punting in Cambridge

The Cam is the river than runs through Cambridge and the long wooden boats are called 'punts'. You can join a punting tour if you want to sit and relax while enjoying views of the world famous Cambridge College 'Backs'. 

Adventurous visitors can hire a punt and try punting for themselves. The activity require balance and bravery!

 
 
 
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#2 Visit the beach

The east coast of England has some of the most beautiful coastline in the UK, featuring wide natural beaches backed by dunes and pinewoods.

Some of the beaches to visit are Holkham and Cromer in Norfolk, Southwold and Covehithe in Suffolk and Frinton and Mersea Island in Essex

 
 
 
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#3 Boat through the Norfolk Broads

The Norfolk Broads is a National Park with over 125 miles of man-made rivers. Take a boat tour through beautiful countryside, past charming towns and villages.

 
 
 
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Find the perfect English course for you in the east of England

Use our course finder to search for British Council accredited English courses: