The romantic landscape of the films of Rosamunde Pilcher's novels

Improve your English, while exploring the romantic landscape of the South West of England, which was an inspiration to Rosmunde Pilcher.
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Availability: See below
Level: Elementary - Advanced
Maximum Class Size: 12
Minimum Age:

CELEBRATING 12 YEARS OF 50+ PROGRAMMES - your chance to be part of our success!

The landscape of the films of Rosamunde Pilcher, This course enjoys visits and trips to beautiful countryside and locations featured in the television films of her works. We visit places that we feel inspired her. These are not specifically "literary" programmes as such, rather they are relaxed classes and excursions that take you to best in romantic Devon & Cornwall in the spirit of the films.

The lessons run from 09:00-10:30, there is then a 30 minute coffee break, and then from 11:00 to 12:30.Generally there is an hour for lunch, and excursions leave at 13:30, finishing at around 17:00. Students walk to school in the morning and all accommodation is easy walking distance to school (maximum 20 minutes).We have our own chef who can prepare a range of delicious lunch options to order and at extra charge. Students can choose from accommodation in standard homestay, executive homestay (with private bathroom) or from a wide range of lovely Bed and Breakfast or even hotels; prices available for each on request.

This course includes 3 afternoon trips and 1 evening activity per week included in the package. Also included is a full day activity to St. Ives in West Cornwall, where Rosamunde Pilcher was born and grew up. The course also includes a visit to the private Mothecombe House, with its wonderful gardens and private beach. All our excursions are accompanied by our expert guides to help you enjoy your visits as much as possible.



Click here to see a sample Activity Programme for the Pilcher Course 2018

We have selected dates for our 50 + courses, they are as follows:

15/04/18 - 29/04/2018 Theme: Settings of the crime novels of Agatha Christie
29/04/18 - 13/05/2018 Theme: Landscapes of the films of Rosamunde Pilcher's novels
13/05/18 - 27/05/2018 Theme: Settings of the crime novels of Agatha Christie
27/05/18 - 10/06/2018 Theme: Landscapes of the films of Rosamunde Pilcher's novels

10/06/18 - 24/06/18 New June English and walking programme - see separate page for details!

24/06/18 - 08/07/2018 Theme: Landscapes of the films of Rosamunde Pilcher's novels

29/07/18-12/08/2018 August English and walking programme - see separate page for details

12/08/18 - 26/08/2018 Theme: Settings of the crime novels of Agatha Christie
26/08/18 - 09/09/2018 Theme: Landscapes of the films of Rosamunde Pilcher's novels
09/09/18 - 23/09/2018 Theme: Settings of the crime novels of Agatha Christie
23/09/18 - 07/10/2018 Theme: Landscapes of the films of Rosamunde Pilcher's novels


Want to stay longer than 2 weeks with us? Some students choose to stay longer - and follow classes only in weeks 3 and 4 and join activities and excursions on a "pay as you go" basis. This is perfectly possible, prices available on request.

This course is sold through our wonderful network of agents, for further information please CONTACT US and we will refer you to one local to you.

We create "50+" language classes for the morning lessons, but participants are also welcome to join a general English class if they prefer.


How much does it cost?

To receive a quotation for your selected course, please CLICK HERE

Please be advised, there is an £8 fee added to all transactions to cover international bank charges. A non-refundable enrolment fee of £77 applies to all course bookings, plus a £41 accommodation booking fee. If you have any other questions, please CONTACT US and we will do our best to help.