About Winchester - Sparsholt College

A former capital city and famous for its magnificent Cathedral – Winchester is a heritage city only one hour away from London. With its rich history that is reflected in the spectacular architecture and narrow winding streets, as well as its charming valleys and waterside trails, it makes for perfect exploration grounds for those adventurous young learners.

Sparsholt College’s large and attractive campus is set in the beautiful countryside. As well as a fully-functioning farm, there is an extensive variety of specialist training areas which makes it ideal for the range of activities on offer on our programme.

Recommended age: 8-17

Programme dates

TURN 1: 01 Jul – 15 Jul
TURN 2: 15 Jul – 29 Jul

Sparsholt College class

Students in class at Sparsholt College

Sparsholt College – Programme Highlights

  • 1 full-day to Oxford, 1 extended day to London
  • 2 half-days to Winchester
  • On-site activities: Sport, discos, International Evening and art workshops
  • Other: Team challenge run by our partner, Activate Sport. Teacher Training course
  • Activity Choice: NEW FOR 2019: For a supplement, build and fly your own racing drone with the experts from Tech Camp


  • Twin en-suite rooms within accommodation blocks located either side of the central Oxford International office. Accommodation is arranged in flats of 6 to 8 rooms. Some blocks have a communal kitchen space or lounge where students can relax in the evening.
  • All facilities are located around the accommodation, making for a safe and secure site.
  • Most bedrooms have been refurbished within the last few years and are well equipped for your stay.
  • Located within tranquil countryside with views of the Cotswold landscape.
  • 24-hour security team monitor all accommodation blocks.



  • London Heathrow

    1hr 20mins

  • London Gatwick

    1hr 40mins

Sparsholt College Winchester


  • Large indoor sports hall with brand new sports facilities
  • Extensive outdoor sports areas
  • Large and green closed campus; a great centre for younger students
  • Onsite shop which carries a wide range of stock, confectionery, snacks, stationary and souvenirs.