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Hilderstone College English Studies Centre: Accredited English Language School

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Hilderstone College is a specialist English language centre. We offer a wide range of English language courses for adult learners (aged sixteen and above) from all over the world. We also provide courses for teenagers (aged fourteen to sixteen) in school groups.

Since 1970 the College has had an international reputation for quality. Hilderstone is accredited by the British Council and is a member of IALC and English UK. The English Language Gazette has identified the College as a centre of excellence for the last eight years in a row.

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Testimonials

  • Lena, Switzerland

    "Brilliant - no more words needed"

  • Anais, France

    "I sincerely enjoyed my stay in Broadstairs. The school, the teachers, the host family and the city. Everything was perfect."

  • Klára, Czech Republic

    "I think that this week will be an experience for my whole life."

  • Constanze, Austria

    "Comfy classrooms, charming garden, good lunches and meals, very interesting and fun activities. Very well organised."

  • Gorkem, Turkey

    "I think Hilderstone College was one of the best choices of my life."

  • Piyapat, Thailand

    "It is very good and I absolutely love to study English here."

  • Hyun Jin, Korea

    "Great teachers, kind staff, lovely classmates and host family, peaceful town and beautiful beach."

  • David, France

    "I have been to several English language schools in my life but Hilderstone College is the best. I am very thankful to the teachers and the administration staff for their availability and professionalism."

  • Maria Madalena, Brazil

    "It was a wonderful experience. Family and College surpassed my expectations."

  • Hélène, Luxembourg

    "I really enjoyed the study, especially meeting new people from different countries. It was an unforgettable experience and I would recommend this to everyone."

Hilderstone College - Accommodation

Accommodation

Hilderstone will arrange for you to stay in half-board homestay accommodation, which includes breakfast and dinner every day, and breakfast, lunch and dinner at weekends.

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Hilderstone College - Social Programme

Social Programme

Take a look at our varied social programme, specially prepared for students from all over the world: sports, dancing, musical events and evening talks, as well as excursions to London and other cities.

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Hilderstone College - Location

Location

The College is in the seaside town of Broadstairs in south-east England, only 110 km from London (80 minutes by high speed train), and 30 minutes from the historic city of Canterbury. A great location!

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Our most recent blog posts

Hilderstone College - Goodbye to Mike

Goodbye to Mike

After so many years at Hilderstone College, we are very sad to be saying goodbye this week to our long-term Deputy Director of Studies, Mike Harding. We wish him all the very best for a wonderful retirement, and good lu

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Hilderstone College - Local beach voted the best in Kent!

Local beach voted the best in Kent!

The Sunday Times newspaper has named Stone Bay, Broadstairs, as the best beach in Kent!

Stone Bay is a gorgeous beach and won the accolade due to its 'strangely beautiful curve of flat sand and rockpools'.

Chris H

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Hilderstone College - Seran came to us in 2016 and was a really hard worker. She impressed her teachers because of her progress and efforts. Her continuing success at university in Turkey is no surprise to us and we wish her well on her upcoming study trip to Japan. That will be an exciting time for her!

Seran came to us in 2016 and was a really hard worker. She impressed her teachers because of her progress and efforts. Her continuing success at university in Turkey is no surprise to us and we wish her well on her upcoming study trip to Japan. That will be an exciting time for her!

Hello I am Seran Begen, from Turkey.

I stayed in Broadstairs for about 2 months in 2016 but I can guarantee that it was the most wonderful 2 months in my life since before arriving at Hilderstone College, I had no id

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