Social Life


London is one of the most exciting and vibrant cities in the world. You will always find something to do no matter what your interests. If you join the Burlington School leisure programme, it will give you a chance to make friends and give you a taste of what London has to offer.

Our social activities may be arranged by the school or by a third party agency.

Click Here to see our current social activity calender.


London sightseeing


Do you like Shakespeare, want to visit some unusual animals, see your favourite star, shop till you drop, dine on sublime cuisine, wander amongst beautiful parks, get a bird’s eye view of London, watch a street performer, take in a show? London has it all. And many attractions are free.

Suitable for: Young Learners and Adults

Price: Free


Walking tours


Burlington offers many walking tours led by a knowledgeable guide. Tours include walking around Westminster, The Southbank, Notting Hill and even Borough Market where you can try different foods from around the world.

Suitable for: Young Learners and Adults

Price: Free




There are many well-known museums and some lesser known ones too. At the Science or Natural History museum, experience what it is like to be in an earthquake or see just how enormous a blue whale is. If you are interested in art, wander amongst Monets, Picassos, Van Goghs in the National Gallery. The Tate modern is very contemporary, always with new and exciting exhibitions. The Museum of London and the National Army museum are lesser known but just as interesting. Most museums are free but a donation is always suggested.

Suitable for: Young Learners and Adults

Price: Free


London’s tops attractions


Come and see the best that London has to offer. Of course everyone knows Buckingham palace, the London eye, the Houses of Parliament but come and find hidden gems such as oldy-worldy * pubs, cobbled streets or winding canals. get a birds eye view of London at the Sky Garden, stand next to your favourite star at Madame Tussards, London has many secrets to tell, for example, what exactly is Big Ben, why are ravens important in the Tower of London, which flag means the Queen is at home? Don’t forget to mind the gap!

*over 18’s only

Suitable for: Young Learners and Adults

Price: From £25.00 - ask in the office for specific prices 




London’s west end is the heart of theatreland with a show for everyone of all ages. Watch ‘The Mousetrap’ London’s oldest running play but don’t give away the ending! There is a wide choice of musicals or even watch a play which will help to improve your English in an enjoyable way. You might even see your favourite star performing!

Suitable for: Young Learners and Adults

Price: From £50.00 - ask in the office for specific prices 

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