Courses Discover Devon 50+

English and excursions designed for adults aged 50+

Discover Devon 50+


Our programme combines an intensive General English course, taught in classes of 6 students maximum, with engaging excursions around the UK’s most varied, beautiful and evocative region.

World-famous writers such as Agatha Christie, Charles Darwin, Rudyard Kipling and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle visited, lived in and loved our beautiful region of the English Riviera. Inspired by this, we have designed the perfect programme for 50+ with afternoon activities that explore the favourite places of some of England’s greatest writers.

Start Dates

13 March 2023 – 24 March 2023
April 2023 – Start any Monday
May 2023 – Start any Monday
June 2023 – Start any Monday
July 2023 – Start any Monday
August 2023 – Start any Monday
September 2023 – Start any Monday
October 2023 – Start any Monday

*At certain times of the year we may not be able to offer every course, depending on demand. You may be offered the closest alternative, before you confirm your booking.

Aims and objectives

Students gain confidence in using English in a functional and practical way, while enjoying a sample of what life in Devon has to offer.

Progression routes

Some students use this as a springboard on to one of our General English or MAX4 courses, at an appropriate level.

What’s included?
Networking lunch with fellow students and a member of staff (Monday-Thursday)
Pre-course placement
Certification of studied level
Course materials
Private car (with driver) transfer on arrival - excluding Stansted/Luton
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Full-day trip to the South Hams and Burgh Island, the inspiration for ‘And Then There Were None’ by Agatha Christie.


Free day with a suggested trip on the Steam Train to Dartmouth

Course Fees 2023:

Registration Fee: £70

Price per week
Discover Devon Programme 50+ £955
1 hour = 60 minutes


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