Join our school of English in Torbay

Learn English at the very heart of the English Riviera, Agatha Christie’s birthplace. Paignton’s sandy beaches, Brixham’s fishing port and Torquay’s busy town centre with a great nightlife means you can enjoy the sun and go shopping during the day, then feast on fresh fish and party into the night, all in one day! That’s Torbay!

Experience Torbay
Learn English at LAL
School of English in Torbay

  • 16
    Minimum Age
  • 30
  • 12
    Max students per class
  • 1980

LAL Torbay school of English is in Paignton, only a few minutes from the town centre and the seaside. LAL Torbay is the first school we opened and we have worked meanhard to provide you with up-to-date facilities and an excellent environment to learn English.

Not only do we offer amazing English lessons for international students, we are also a successful teacher training centre for anyone wishing to be professionally trained to teach English as a second language.

Supportive facilities

  • Free WiFi
  • On-site Cafe
  • Computer Access
  • Bookshop and Library
  • Garden
  • Lounge Area
  • Self-Study Area
  • Wheelchair Access

Explore our great Location

See the school as if you were here

Conway Rd, Paignton TQ4 5LH, United Kingdom

Nationality Mix

  • 10%
  • 38%
    Africa and Middle East
  • 8%
    Eastern Europe
  • 16%
    Central Europe
  • 20%
    Western Europe
  • 8%
    Central and South America

Age Range

      English Courses in Torbay

      LAL offers you 88 courses around the world and definitely one that fits you

      Leisure Programmes

      Get the most out of your experience

      Your experience at our school of English in Torbay is not limited to the classroom. We offer a range of extra-curricular activities inside and outside our school. These are just some of our social activities.

      Experience two of our centres

      Join our Two-centres Experience!

      Choose two of our locations in England, Malta or Ireland. Study in two different places and get to know different lifestyles and cultures!

      • Stay 12 weeks and get free airport transfers.
      • Book 24 weeks or more and we will cover up to €300 of your flights between Heathrow and Malta or Dublin!
      • Get 50% off registration and accommodation fees per school.

      Accommodation in Torbay

      LAL Torbay has several options to help you find the perfect place to stay during your English course.

      St Marguerite Guest House

      5 minutes to the school

      Smartly decorated rooms and home-cooked food, only five minutes’ walk from the school and the beach.

      Summerhill Hotel

      10 minutes to the school

      A family-run hotel overlooking Goodrington Beach and offering quality service and a relaxing atmosphere.

      Homestay in Torbay

      5 to 45 minutes on foot or a short bus journey; average 30 minutes.

      Staying with a host family is a great way to discover the English way of life and practise your English language.

      Hunters Lodge Residence

      10 minutes to the school

      Hunters Lodge is a traditional student accomodation building and the experience of living in this residence is recommended to any student studying at LAL Torbay.

      Further Information

      Important Information School closes on 01 January, 19 April, 06 May, 27 May, 23-27 December 2019 and 01 January 2020.


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