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Ampleforth College, UK

About Ampleforth College

Founded in 1802, Ampleforth College is one of the leading and most impressive boarding schools in the world. It is located in 2000 acres of beautiful Yorkshire parklands, with trails and lakes all set within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, close to the historic City of York. Special courses are available, including Environmental, Conservation and bushcraft skills. The college boasts excellent facilities including tennis courts, football, rugby and cricket pitches, swimming pool, dance studio, arts studio, cookery room and a lake offering an array of watersports. It is located 1 hour from Leeds and 2 hours from Manchester.

Due to the unique nature of the campus we are offering a special course for students at Ampleforth. Environmental Conservation and Bushcraft is a unique opportunity to learn about the resources around us and how to thrive in the natural environment acquiring skills and knowledge to do so. Bushcraft skills include firecraft, tracking, foraging, hunting, fishing, shelter building, navigation, using natural materials, rope and twine making, among other skills.

Ampleforth College offers an incredible UK summer experience for students aged 9-12 years & 13-17 years.


  • Tennis courts
  • Football pitch
  • Rugby pitch
  • Cricket pitch
  • Gym
  • Golf course
  • Swimming Pool
  • Dance studio
  • Arts studio
  • Cookery room
  • Lake (watersports)
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Teesside International Airport
50 mins
Leeds Bradford Airport
1 hr
York Train Station
45 min
Manchester Airport
2 hrs

Courses Available at Ampleforth College, UK

Junior Courses