Winmarleigh Hall
Lancashire, England

for international students

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About Winmarleigh Hall

Winmarleigh Hall, in Lancashire is just over an hour from Manchester airport and is ideally located for students looking to explore the north of England, experience the culture of the UK and improve their English.

Located close to the beautiful forest of Bowland, this Victorian estate retains many of its historic features while providing modern facilities for visitors.

There are plenty of adventure activities for overseas students to enjoy, including watersports on the purpose-built lake in the centre grounds. Other facilities include a football pitch and a floodlit activity area.

En suite accommodation is provided in the main house and converted outbuildings. The cities of Liverpool and Manchester are easily accessed and provide fantastic opportunities for sightseeing, shopping and practising English!

  • Birmingham Airport - 1¼ hours
  • Liverpool Airport - 1½ hours
  • Manchester Airport - 2 hours
  • Leeds Bradford Airport - 2 hours
  • St Pancras (Eurostar) - 5 hours


Main House

  • Students - En suite rooms sleep 2-10
  • Party Leaders - Single or twin en suite rooms

Patten House

  • Students - En suite rooms sleep 2-6
  • Party Leaders - Twin en suite rooms

The Stables

  • Students - En suite rooms sleep 2-6
  • Party Leaders - Single or twin en suite rooms


  • Games rooms
  • Lakes
  • Football pitch
  • Floodlit activity areas
  • Leaders' lounges
  • Shop
  • Drying rooms
  • Classrooms

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 Winmarleigh Hall 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 Winmarleigh Hall

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 Winmarleigh Hall
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 North West for International Students

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

  • Liverpool
  • Manchester
  • Lytham St Annes
  • Lancaster
  • Blackpool
  • York