Accommodation and travel

This page contains some practical information to help you plan your teacher training course with us.

Homestay ‒ half-board or self-catering

Many of our English language students stay in a homestay with local hosts, who are generally located near the school and offer an excellent alternative to staying in a hotel. Please see our accommodation page for more details.

Getting to Bristol by train

There are two mainline train stations in Bristol: Temple Meads in the city centre and Parkway near Filton. Both stations are served by trains from various transport companies including First Great Western and Virgin Trains. From London there are regular half-hourly trains from Paddington Station.

Getting to Bristol by bus

The National Express bus company has buses coming from all over the country to Bristol Marlborough Street bus station. From there you can get taxis to any location in Bristol.

Getting to Bristol by air

You can fly direct to Bristol International Airport from many cities. For more information about flights arriving and leaving from the airport, please see the airport's official site.

Getting to Bristol by car

The school is situated just off the A4018. From the M5 take junction 17 for Cribbs Causeway and follow the A4018. This eventually becomes Whiteladies Road, and Oakfield Road is the third turning on the right after Clifton Down Shopping Centre.