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40 + Summer Programme

Pre-Intermediate - Advanced
Minimum Age
Course Book Included in Price


General English programme Scottish Culture programme for 40+

I loved the excursions, lessons, the friendly staff and even the weather. Everything was just perfect. Thanks a lot!

Karin Buchsteiner, Germany

Discover Scotland – it's all on our doorstep …

Aberdeen is a city that looks and feels quite different. Not just on a summer’s evening, when you can walk the main street in daylight at 11pm. Not just because that same main street – the mile-long Union Street – is lined with classic granite buildings that help make this “one of the most architecturally distinctive cities in Europe”*

But mainly because this isn’t just a city by the sea, it’s a city of the sea. A city where ships dock right up against the city-centre streets. Where locals paddle-board and surf off the city beach. And golden sands stretch for miles – towards vast dunes to the north and high cliffs to the south.

This is also a city with not one but two Old Towns: Old Aberdeen, with its cobbled streets and 15th century fortified cathedral, home to the city ’s first university. And Footdee – a quirky old fishing village at the east end of the harbour.

And though it is steeped in history, Aberdeen is a cosmopolitan and connected place – with people working and studying here from across the world. Up to now, it’s a city that’s been mostly off the tourist map but now it’s ready … and waiting to be explored.

* The Scotsman National Newspaper

The Inclusive Social Programme

Whether you choose to stay for one  week or two, we will help you plan the ideal Scottish Cultural experience to compliment your language learning.

The social programme is planned by our experienced staff and teachers who will accompany you on all trips.

Each weekly course includes four afternoon excursions (2-3 hours each), an evening activity at one of the city’s oldest pubs with traditional Scottish music and a full-day excursion on the Saturday.

We will:

•introduce you to the beautiful city of Aberdeen and the surrounding area

•accompany you on your exploration of the major tourist attractions including: the Maritime Museum, St.Machar Cathedral, the Botanic Gardens, Old Aberdeen and the historic university campus plus the newly renovated Art Gallery

•offer you an exciting full-day Saturday excursion to one these unique experiences: a historic castle and garden, a world-famous whisky distillery, a Highland Games experience or local Nature Reserve

•If you want to explore even more during your stay additional trips can be arranged using our excellent local tour companies. https://www.aberdeen-tours.co.uk/

You can read more about Accommodation options here

Please get in touch for more information on the 40+ programme. Contacts us on info@ihaberdeen.com or call us on +44 (0)1224 634006

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