Little Canada
Isle of Wight, England

for international students

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  • Little Canada for International Students

Little Canada

The Isle of Wight lies just off the south coast of England and is easily accessed by a short ferry ride. Our popular centre, Little Canada, is close to the water and is a perfect place for watersports as well as benefiting from lots of land-based activities.

Accommodation is in en suite lodges in the woods. 

For students wishing to explore the area, the historic city of Portsmouth is just across the water and there’s plenty for students to explore on the Isle of Wight itself, including Carisbrooke Castle, where King Charles I was imprisoned, and Osborne House, the holiday home of Queen Victoria. The Isle of Wight is also famous for its dinosaur fossils and is often referred to as Dinosaur Island.

  • Gatwick Airport - 2¾ hours
  • Heathrow Airport - 2¾ hours
  • St Pancras (Eurostar) - 3 hours


Log Cabins

  • Students - En suite rooms sleep 4-8
  • Party Leader - Single, twin or triple en suite rooms


  • Indoor activity zone
  • Sports Hall
  • Leaders’ bar
  • Leaders’ lounge
  • Classrooms
  • IT facilities
  • Shop

Activities available

PGL gives your students the opportunity to try a range of exciting adventure activities - all supervised by experienced, English-speaking instructors.

This gives your students the ideal opportunity to develop fluency and conversational English as they interact with their instructors, peers and the other groups on centre.

The full list of activities available at Little Canada is featured below.
Each evening there'll be a lively evening entertainment programme to enjoy too, so everyone is kept busy right up until bedtime!

See the evening entertainment available at Little Canada

Select an activity for a full description


Healthy food, lots of choice
We’ll give your group plenty of choice at mealtimes and can provide advice on the different options available.

Balanced nutrition
Our meals are all freshly prepared and come with fresh fruit at every meal and our salad bar at lunch and dinner. If they’re still hungry, no problem, we can always provide extra portions.

Support for dietary needs
If any members of your group have special dietary requirements, just speak to a member of our friendly catering team and let us take care of any special requests you may have.

Our high standards
You can be assured that we maintain the highest standards in all areas of our catering facilities. Our dining rooms are well equipped, with friendly and helpful staff available to support the needs of your group. We strive to ensure a great dining experience for all our guests.

Sample Day

Sample day for International Students at Little Canada
Schedule Activities
07.00 - 09.00 Get up, get ready and fuel up for the day ahead
09.15 - 12.30 Activity sessions, English lessons or excursions
12.30 - 14.00 Hot lunch on centre or packed lunch on a trip
14.15 - 17.30 Activity sessions, English lessons or excursions
18.00 - 19.00 Time to eat again - a different menu each day
19.00 - 21.00 Evening social programme organised by our English-speaking staff, students may mix with English speaking children and further develop their language skills
22.00 Time for bed - back to our comfortable en suite accommodation

Excursions in the South of England for International Students

Discover the history and culture of the area with exciting day and half-day excursions.

  • Portsmouth
  • Carisbrooke Castle
  • Isle of Wight zoo
  • London
  • Cowes
  • Alum Bay
  • Osbourne House