Take advantage of our 'build-your-own’ English study-holiday packages, where you can add as much or as little as you like to design your ideal programme.
Opt for as much or as little as you like when creating your group's perfect stay in York:
Our English-language teachers are friendly and welcoming, with a wide range of experience. They love what they do and work very hard to help students achieve their personal goals.
Classes take place on the same site as your accommodation. Students are grouped according to age and level of English.
Why not make the most of your study holiday in York by opting for locally themed English-language lessons? - Viking Jorvik, Roman Eboracum (York), witchcraft and wizardry, 4000 years of chocolate history, ghouls and ghost and more!
Residential accommodation (ages 12+).
Ideal for groups of younger students, teens, adults and corporates groups, YHA York is the perfect base for getting to know this vibrant city that continues to live and breathe history.
Dorm rooms sleeping 2-6 students and private rooms for teachers/group leaders. Some rooms have en-suite facilities. Each room includes bunk beds, a reading light and a storage cupboard for each guest.
Shared shower and toilet facilities are located near to the room.
Breakfast and dinner is available in the on-site café/restaurant where there's plenty of choice, and all dietary needs are catered for. A packed lunch is also provided daily.
Please note that, although EngXcel's courses and programmes are hosted at YHA properties, EngXcel Ltd is not affiliated with or endorsed by YHA (England & Wales).
Just a 15-minute picturesque riverside walk from your accommodation takes you to the historic heart of York where you'll discover everyone from Viking rulers to Roman emperors and medieval kings and queens.
There's so much on offer in the City itself, you'll be sure to find plenty to see and do without travelling far. With Roman foundations and a Viking past, York is a vibrant city where adventure awaits - check our our 'must see and do' picks below!
Are you a Harry Potter fan? Let us take you on a journey of witchcraft and wizardry as you discover local filming locations.
York is ideally situated for day trips to some of England's most popular destinations and attractions - for seaside and countryside lovers, Scarborough, the North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales National Parks are all within an hour's journey. If football, music and/or industrial heritage are your thing, then the cities of Leeds, Manchester and Liverpool are also within easy reach.
Talk to us about your interests, and we'll plan the perfect extracurricular programme for you.
Day trips from York
Social and cultural activities
The warmest of welcomes...
We offer private door-to-door transfers, all escorted by a member of our team who, while on the journey, will give your students a welcome talk containing essential information for their first few days with us.
Transfers are provided by executive minibus (smaller groups) or by private coach (larger groups) with direct transfer to accommodation.
We have an established relationship with all of our transport providers and can rely on them for their quality of service and the care they take of our students.
Nearest UK airports
We work with a number of trusted partners to provide our students with the quality of service they deserve. We have rigorous checks in place to ensure the quality and safety of the services provided by our partners - this includes keeping up-to-date copies of insurance policies, police checks and risk assessments.