Vacation Extra Centre



With miles of beautiful sandy beaches, lovely parks and gardens, and plenty of amazing excursion destinations within easy reach, Bournemouth is the perfect vacation destination for older teenagers. Our Summer Centre is within walking distance of the town centre and beach. There are excellent facilities at the Centre, plus easy access to nearby accommodation.


Kings Bournemouth is accredited by the British Council.

Bournemouth City Summer Centre is accredited by the British Council

Nearest Airports

London Heathrow
London Gatwick

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  • Spacious, well-equipped classrooms
  • Multi-purpose sports court
  • Facilities for basketball, volleyball, badminton, table-tennis and indoor games
  • Outdoor sports at local Meyrick Park
  • Restaurant offering a wide choice of hot lunches available every day
  • Outside dining patios
  • WiFi access in Summer Centre

Typical activities

Activities include badminton, barbecue, discos, film night, football tournaments, international parties, karaoke, mini-Olympics, swimming, talent shows, team games, theme parties, volleyball.


Courses available

Vacation Extra

15 hours of English lessons per week plus full programme of sports, activities and excursions.

1–11 weeks
Start dates
11, 18, 25 June; 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 July; 6, 13, 20 August 2017
End date
27 August 2017
Minimum entry level
Age range

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Off-site student residence (Lulworth Summer Residence)

  • Available from 2 July - 27 August
  • 15 minutes’ walk from Summer Centre
  • Single en suite accommodation arranged as small apartments
  • Each apartment has 6–8 bedrooms (with en suite shower room) which share a kitchen/lounge area
  • 24/7 security
  • Live-in wardens
  • On-site restaurant
  • On-site laundry facility
  • Internet access throughout the residence
  • Minimum age: 16 for individuals and 13 for students in a group (supervised by the Group Leader)


  • Standard twin (single rooms available on request)
  • Most host families are a short bus ride from the Summer Centre. Students make their own way there
  • All hosts are carefully selected and inspected by the Kings Accommodation Manager
  • Students under 16 are not given a house key
  • Maximum 3-week stay for under 16s

Meal plan

Full-board meal plan. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included every day. We can cater for vegetarian and other dietary requirements on special request.

Evening curfew

Please note that there are curfews in place for all students. Students aged under 16 must return to their host family or residence by 21.30 every evening. Students aged 16-17 must return to their host family or residence by 22.30 every evening.

Typical excursions