UK flagEmbassy Summer London Chalfont – England

 Large green campus north of London

Available: 12 June  –  14 August 2016

Ages (individuals): 8 – 17
Ages (groups): 8 – 17

Location: Chalfont Campus, Newlands ParkEmbasy Summer London Chalfont in Chalfont St Peter England

Time to London: 1 hour by coach

Chalfont School is located at Newland Park, previously a campus of Buckinghamshire University and now a filming location.

It is set in the countryside in an area known as The Chalfonts a desirable area to live for London commuters. Chalfont has easy access into Central London and is also only 30 minutes from London Heathrow Airport.

Specialised Programmes

City Explorer

Choose from:Accommodation

  • Twin bedrooms with en suite private bathroom facilities.
  • Standard single rooms, with shared bathroom facilities and common room.


  • Sports facilities: Sports hall, tennis courts, football and rugby pitches and large green playing fields.
  • Dining Hall: Large spacious dining room, centrally located.
  • Common room: Each accommodation flat has a kitchen used as a common room and includes a washing machine and fridge
  • Theatre: Two well-equipped theatres for activities and inductions
  • Email: Wireless internet access (WiFi) is available in selected areas of the campus.

Travel time to major airports and stations: †

Airport or Station Transfer time
London Heathrow (LHR) 30 minutes
London Gatwick (LGW) 1 hour 10 minutes
St Pancras International (Eurostar) 55 minutes
Luton Airport (LTN) 45 minutes
Stansted Airport (STN) 1 hour 15 minutes

† Travel times shown are average transfer times by roadAccommodation exterior at Chalfont centre


Daytime activities

  • Sports: Football, Mini-Olympics, Rounders, Baseball, Squash, Volleyball, Aerobics, and Tennis.
  • Non-sports: Treasure Hunts, Mask making, Egg-drop and dance.

Evening activities

  • Blind date, International Night, discos, Extravaganza, Round-the-world quiz, fashion show, talent shows and karaoke.

* Examples of typical activities offered are shownLondon Eye and South Bank - enjoy full day trips every week to London


Our City Explorer programme runs at this centre: included in the course price (each week)

  • Two full day trips into London during the week (offset by two full days in class)
  • An additional full day trip at the weekend

Examples of typical included excursions:

  • London: The UK capital offers an unrivalled choice of shopping, world-class galleries, museums and so much more.
  • Brighton: Just one hour from London, Brighton is an historic and colourful city by the sea with great shops, palace, pier, bars and restaurants.
  • Cambridge: The historic city centre, with its narrow streets and shops can all be enjoyed on foot.
  • Oxford: Home to England’s oldest university, you’ll enjoy exploring Oxford’s grand buildings, containing museums, shops and colleges.
  • Salisbury & Stonehenge: Salisbury is an historic city in the county of Wiltshire where you’ll also find the magnificent ancient monument of Stonehenge.

Examples of typical optional excursions:

  • Bath: A UNESCO World Heritage site. Visit the well-preserved Roman Baths and enjoy great shopping in this beautiful city.
  • Cadbury World: Visit the factory of one of the World’s favourite chocolate brands.
  • Chessington World of Adventures: A theme park and zoo on the edge of Greater London, with roller-coasters and water rides.
  • Stratford-Upon-Avon: Famous as the birthplace of playwright William Shakespeare, visit historic English buildings dating back centuries.

** Examples of typical excursions shown. Optional excursions require extra payment for travel and entrance