Learn English, make friends and explore one of Europe’s top tourist destinations! York is an amazing year-round city and Christmas is one of the many high points of the year! The Advent season is a busy mix of music, Covid-safe socializing and shopping and you can be a part of it all on our Christmas Gold Course!

See our Christmas themed programme! 

We know it is a worrying time and at Melton College we are running all our tuition and courses under Covid-aware conditions. Having our own hotel minimises risk, we avoid public transport whenever possible and only visit attractions with a clear Covid-aware policy. We can arrange safe private transfers from any airport and, if you choose to drive, Bishop’s Hotel has free parking!

More about The Gold Course

Our Gold Course is for older participants who want to improve their English and have a great holiday!

The Course has 15 hours of teaching each week.  We focus on communication and will help you to talk about the things you want to talk about as well as language that will help you get the most out of visits to English speaking place.

We have always had a carful balance of classroom work and visits and activities. This gives a great opportunity to practice what you have learned in class while visiting some of the top tourist attractions in the UK!

We provide all necessary materials for the course you will not need to buy books!

“Gold-only” Classes

We know that students on 40+ courses prefer to be in a class with students of a similar age so we guarantee ‘Gold-only” classes whenever there are four or more participants at the same level.

If there are fewer than four participants, Gold Course students may share morning classes with other adult students.

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We are really lucky! We have our own hotel – right next door to the College!

Accommodation Type Meals included Price per week
A single room in Bishop’s Hotel with private bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities, high-speed wifi and TV – all within 30 seconds walk of Melton College! Breakfast and Dinner £525

* As well as single rooms, Bishop’s has a number of twins and double rooms so couples or friends can also stay – and take advantage of a second person discount of £25 per night!

For those who prefer homestay, we also have some wonderful homestay accommodation!

Accommodation Type Meals included Price per week
Standard Homestay- single room, shared family bathroom. Most families are 1.5~3kms from the College Breakfast & Dinner (Lunch at the weekends) £164.50

Here are just some of the bedrooms in Bishop’s Hotel!

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Tuition Fees

See also our Booking Conditions and online Fees Calculator

Course Tuition fee per week
Gold Course £385

Booking fee: £75

The fees include:

  • 15 hours of tuition per week
  • Activity programme
  • Entrance fees to attractions
  • Saturday excursion

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