LISA! Study Abroad


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Monday - Friday — 09:00 - 17:00


Totnes is one of the most beautiful places in Britain. Here live aspiring artists and designers. This lovely city lives in harmony with the surrounding nature and gives to sustainability great importance.



  1. Wide course offering: Totnes Cultural Experience, Language and Culture Courses, Course for Families
  2. Top location: learn English at a convenient price in a beautiful city with progressive ideas
  3. Quality: historic school building, wide range of free time activities, international students

Totnes is one of the most beautiful places in Britain. This medieval town on the River Dart lives in harmony with the surrounding nature and gives to sustainability great importance. During our 'Explorer' language course, you will often have lesson in the city centre, in museums and art galleries.
Our school is located right inside the historic 'Gate House'', which is part of the city wall. It is surrounded by shops, cozy cafés and picturesque little pubs. In Totnes, you will have the possibility to see numerous theater performances, concerts and lectures. According to the  'British Airways Magazine', Totnes is one of the 10 'Funkiest Towns in the World', thanks to its diverse and cosmopolitan cultural scene. Totnes is nowadays a meeting point for artists, designers,musicians and literature students.

LISA! Language courses >>

Our LISA! Language courses in Totnes are high-quality English courses hold by competent teachers, who adopt an efficient and modern teaching method.
Classes start every Monday except for Beginners Courses. If the beginning day is a bank holiday, the course will start on Tuesday. Our language courses are suitable for students and professionals, both beginners and advanced speakers. During the course, your accommodation will be in a friendly host family, in a school-owned shared flat or in a residence.

Accreditations >>

With more than 20 years of experience, LISA! Study Abroad is today one of the best agencies offering organised language programs. Our LISA! school in Totnes has been accredited by the British Council and is member of English UK. All our teachers are mother-tongue speakers and specialised in teaching English as a foreign language.

Your language course in Totnes >>

During your first day at school, you will be assigned to the suitable level class according to your language knowledge. This guarantees an excellent and successful learning.
After classes, you will have plenty of time to explore the city and its surroundings. Our LISA! language school offers several organised activities during the week and our friendly school team will surely give you good tips and suggestion on the city’s highlights. They will also recommend you the best places to do shopping, to have a coffee and to party with friends.
You can also explore the city on your own. You will surely find fellow-travelers
wishing to join you during your tours.
The best way to improve your knowledge of a foreign language is getting in touch with the local people. Therefore, we suggest that you to take every opportunity to practice your knowledge with mother-tongue speakers. The accommodation in a host family is perfect for testing every day what you have just learned.

Arrival >>

We recommend you to take a flight to London, Bristol or Exeter. From London Heathrow we suggest you to reach the train station of London Paddington with the Heathrow Express and then catch a train to Totnes.  If you booked our Meet & Greet service, at the train station you will be met by an employee of our school and receive a train ticket to Totnes. In order to catch the last train to Totnes, the arrival in London Heathrow should be no later than 16:00. From Bristol and Exeter are available several bus to Totnes, for further information, please check
From Bristol there is also the chance to book on Saturdays the minibus service from our school, which leaves the airport around 17:00 in order to reach Totnes. This is a group transfer, waiting times may occur.
We are glad to let you pick up by a private transfer service from the airport of Bristol or Exeter. On site you will have the opportunity to book the minibus transfer of our school, for your return journey (available only for flights on Saturdays), or a private transfer. Regarding the minibus transfer, please be aware that your return flight should not depart before 14:00 as you will reach the airport around 12:00.

Things to do in Totnes:

  • Take part to a 'quiz night' in a pub

  • Buy biological local products in the 'Elizabeth Market'

  • Enjoy the  view from the battlements of the 'Totnes Castle'

  • Have a trip to 'Dartmoor'

  • Visit the 'Elizabethan Museum'

  • Visit the medieval manor 'Dartington Hall'

  • Do yoga in the park

  • Try silk painting with a local artist

  • drive to the 'Jurassic Coast' to surf

We will be glad to help you finding the language course which best meets your needs.  We give you advice on the best time to travel, the ideal duration of your language course, information about the respective entry requirements and about how to get to your accommodation. Our information service is free of charge. You can book your language course by phone, e-mail or by filling out our online booking form.

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