Arvon Residential Writing Courses Devon
Totleigh Barton Sheepwash, Beaworthy, Devon, EX21 5NS
MONTHS OPENJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
What we offer on a school trip
At the heart of Arvon is the desire to encourage anyone, regardless of background, to find their voice through writing; whether you want to bring talented writers, or individuals who need more support, each week is shaped around the participants? needs and interests.
An Arvon week provides a chance to develop writing and language skills, alongside imagination and creativity. The experience can also improve participants? communication skills and self-belief. For many, these five days can be life-changing.
Totleigh Barton, the first ever Arvon centre, is a 16th-century manor house in one of the most peaceful and idyllic parts of Devon. There is a beautiful and productive garden and orchard. The recently renovated barn offers a comfortable space for evening readings.
The centre lies two miles from the village of Sheepwash, with walks along the River Torridge nearby. The nearest railway station is Exeter St Davids.