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Country Cousins Ltd
Bicclescombe Park
Ilfracombe, North Devon, EX34 8JN
Telephone: 00 44 1271 862834

Adventure Sports

9 hours per week in 3 half day sessions
15 Hours of English lessons
Price includes neoprene suit & shoes

Ages: 7 to 17 years old
Dates: Available all year

Duration of Stay
Trinity Exam
London Heathrow return
London St. Pancras return
Exeter Airport return
Bristol Airport return
Young learners supplement per week (7 to 11 years old only)

This programme offers many different sports that can only be enjoyed on the coast.

• For Bideford School of English & Residential the activities are: Sandboarding, Quad Biking, Abseiling, Assault Course, Climbing, Crate Stacking, High Ropes, Team Challenge, Tunnels, Kayaking, Zip Wire, Orienteering, Surfing, Canoeing, Coastal traversing, Adventure Swimming and Archery

• For Channel School of English the activities are: Quad Biking, Abseiling, Sandboarding, Climbing, Surfing, Canoeing, Coastal Traversing, Adventure Swimming and Archery.

Country Cousins uses Surfseekers and Skern Lodge, who are licensed by the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority.

All the equipment is provided by the instructors.

A typical week's Adventure Sports Programme at Channel School of English with 15 hours of lessons might be as follows:

Week1 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
9:00 AM Induction meeting
for new students
test and
Full daytrip to Wells Cathedral and City English
Adventure Swimming English
1:30 PM Unpack and settle with Host Family Quad Biking Abseiling English
Exmoor Zoo Free
7:30 PM Stay at home and practise English with family All Nations Football &
volleyball match
Rock Concert Karaoke Night Boat Trip around the North Devon Coast Disco Stay at home and practise English with family 


The programme is subject to change as some activities are dependent on weather and safety conditions.

Students must be able to swim at least 50 metres in light clothing and be prepared to wear appropriate safety equipment when necessary.

Please note that students will get wet so older clothes and shoes may be advisable.

Students MUST ALSO BRING to every session:

Two pairs of old trainers/sports shoes (one pair will get wet)

  • A tracksuit
  • A waterproof jacket
  • A large beach towel & Swimwear
  • Sun block
  • A drink
  • Dry clothes to change into afterwards.
Adventure activities licensing authority
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Taiwanese boy, 12, Adventure Sports Programme:

"It was very good, my family was very very good. I love it. If I come again next year I will be with the same family. I think the college was very good, and the trip with it was good too."

Wednesday, 03 December 2014
Yeah I love this course. It's great and I want to do it again as soon as I possibly can. I will book for next year asap.