Dean Close School

Set in 50 acres of parkland and within walking distance to the centre of Cheltenham, Dean Close is a prestigious boarding school with excellent learning and sport facilities.

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The Perfect Spot for Town or Countryside

Dean Close School was established in 1886, and is set in 50 acres of parkland in the centre of the stunning city of Cheltenham. The School remains on its original site and is one of the oldest established co-educational independent senior schools in the United Kingdom.

Cheltenham itself is a beautiful and historic spa town located in the heart of the Cotswolds and offers direct line services to its surrounding cities Cardiff, Bristol and also London in a little over 2 hours.

Key Facts
Age range

8-17 years

Centre capacity


Start dates

04/07/2018, 11/07/2018, 18/07/2018, 25/07/2018, 01/08/2018, 08/08/2018

Family programmes

Parents & children 8-17 years

Residential & homestay

Single or twin rooms

Exciting activities

Fully supervised activities every afternoon and evening


1 full-day and 1 half-day per week

The Centre at a Glance


Located only 10 minutes from Central Cheltenham, and a mere 5 minutes from Cheltenham Spa train station, the school is easily accessible. Cheltenham is close to Stratford-upon-Avon, home of Shakespeare, the historic spa town of Bath and the famous university city of Oxford.