ELC Bristol: #1 Ranked UK School

A family-run school, offering intensive General English and examination preparation courses in Bristol, a lively university city in the South West of England.

Read the EL Gazette article where John explains what makes ELC Bristol the number 1 ranked UK school.

John & Margaret Duncan



With a population of around 450,000 and two major universities,

Bristol is the second largest city in the South of England after London, which is two hours away by train.

Bristol has topped several polls in recent years including:

2016: UK’s kindest city (Co-op)
2015 European Green Capital
2015: Best city life (Whatuni)
2015: Most active city (Sustrans/Nike/ALR)
2014: Best city to live in (Sunday Times)
2013: Best quality of life (Money Supermarket)

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Bristol is well-known for its theatres, shopping, music scene, street art and night life.

The famous Clifton Suspension Bridge is 10 minutes' walk from the school

Cabbot Circus shopping Centre is popular with our students

Click here to see the latest Bristol Tourism video!

The Bristol Video

Bristol. A charming city


Come to Bristol - somewhere different, somewhere special