Gold Courses for students aged 40+
York is one of Europe's top tourist destinations and it is easy to see why! 2000 years of history, amazing buildings and museums including the awesome York Minster, wonderful restaurants and cafés and great shopping! York is a year-round city with lots to experience throughout the year. So why sit on a cold wet beach when you could be enjoying a warm Yorkshire welcome?
Gold Course Students in York - Lots to see and do!
As one of the top tourist destinations in Europe, York has a wealth of cultural and historical attractions. Our cultural programme includes tours around the magnificent York Minster as well as world famous museums. York is also blessed with a huge selection of pubs, restaurants and tea shops serving traditional local fare such as "Fat Rascals" as well as food from all over the world.
Key Points of our Gold Courses:
- 15 hours tuition per week
- Full afternoon cultural programme
- Minimum age: 40 (However, we do accept older adults who are a year or two too young for the Course)
- Maximum class size: 14
- Average class size (2022): 6
- Minimum Level: A2
Each of our Gold Courses is designed to make the most of York, whatever the season. We vary programmes and timings and try to include special and seasonal events where possible. Each course has an activity programme linked. Please note, these may evolve over time to cover changes in staff and availability.
Please click on a specific course link below for further details about fees.
Gold Courses throughout the year
We run Gold Courses over Easter, during the Summer and in October. Each course follows the same structure but has a programme designed to make the most of the time of year in York, a truly year-round city!
Follow the link below to learn more about each course.
5th November ~ 17th December Winter Gold Course January 2024
4th February - 18th February Easter Gold Course 2024
17th March - 21st April Spring Gold Course 2024
19th May - 2nd June Summer Gold Course 2024
2nd June - 8th September October Gold Course 2023
1st October - 5th November