Learn English in Scotland
With Creative, Culture-led Experiences
Immersion English Holidays
Join us for bespoke English language experiences combining English Language coaching (ESOL – English as a Second Language) with adventures that explore Scotland’s landscape and culture.
Language Immersion Does Not Happen in a Classroom
Escape into the Landscapes of Scotland!
Choose to improve your English language skills through cultural collaborations that explore the best of our region’s cosmopolitan Scottish hospitality and deep heritage.
Our holidays are for those:
- Curious about UK culture
- Keen to discover Scotland beyond tourist clichés
- Interested in (or professionally involved in) arts & crafts
- Who prioritise positive impact tourism/eco-tourism.
Get year-round help with our language school’s online services.
Our online courses specialise in coaching artists, designers, makers, creative thinkers and/or visual learners.
If that’s not you, we have a system to help you find the right online English course for your needs.
Blue Noun Language Hub: English learning redesigned.
Our creativity is your path into English.
live language learning
Our ‘No Classroom’ English options:
Week-long Immersion English Holidays
Learn professional English without wasting a holiday when you take your UK language holiday in beautiful Perthshire, Scotland.
Now you can explore Scotland in ways designed to get you talking.
English coaching for culture lovers & eco-tourists.
English Immersion Days
For anyone already in Perthshire and wanting to explore Scotland AND improve in English.
Join us for a full day exploring – or just a single afternoon, and discover Scotland with an English coach by your side. Planned around your interests and language needs, and we can take you to parts of Scotland that are ‘off the beaten track.’
Online English for Creative Professionals
Don’t feel frustrated by online Zoom-based classes again.
Our online English course will set you free by putting English learning into your pocket.
Learn to explore and describe your environment, artwork & influences, publish on social media AND join real, international collaborations – all without losing studio time.
Language Learning… Differently
English Learning for Professionals
Adults don’t learn the same as you did at school.
And that’s good news!
It means learning can feel like freedom.
Be immersed in English as we invite you into conversations as you explore.
There’s no fake role-play, no cringy ‘simulation exercises’.
And especially, no bland classroom to sit in feeling trapped (while real English happens in the street outside).
Instead, discover your English-speaking identity through immersive English adventures around Scotland.
From micro visits (visiting working farms, distilleries and artist studios) to vast landscapes (boat trips, forest walks, and cycle tours of Perthshire), you’ll be expressing yourself in English while exploring Scotland – joyfully.
We’re a hub, sharing real people, and real networks in rich and memorable experiences.
Taste Perthshire’s regional specialities, enjoy wildlife experiences, meet producers and artists, explore castles and relax within spectacular nature.
And of course, you gain much more than a Scottish holiday.
You’ll be taking home more confident English skills and a deep understanding of the cultural identities of contemporary Scotland –
And friendships for life.
Read our blog for a taste of the English Immersion activities we use to share Scotland with you.
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Summary of our holidays –
in 7 languages
All members of my family attend Ruth’s English classes. Our lessons are very interesting and informative. We improve our English and also we can discuss relevant topics for Ukrainians. It’s very useful. For us Ruth is not just a teacher. She is very kind and lovely person. My family feels a great support from Ruth’s English classes.
Ruth at Blue Noun brings people learning English together with locals and creatives to make a truly nurturing environment in which to learn or create something new.
Ruth is an amazing teacher, always incredibly helpful and supportive. She managed to create not just English school, but a real English hub, where you can share your experiences, get support, try something new and learn useful vocabulary while talking to people.
I know Ruth for a while now.
She is helping international people with their English, supporting local creatives – and promoting the Perthshire region.
She is very good and reliable and also very creative and full of ideas.
Blue Noun is a beautifully inclusive and welcoming place to learn. If you get a chance to work with Ruth and the team, don’t hesitate, do it!
Ruth comes across as a highly professional and passionate teacher. I look forward to seeing what the future holds for Blue Noun
Ruth is a talented, friendly and welcoming professional dedicated to helping people learn English in a fun and supportive way. Highly Recommend!
Ruth is a delightful, talented and warm person, and the space she has created in Crieff for her clients is absolutely beautiful – so inspiring!!! I’m thrilled to be working with her ☺️
Thank you, Ruth!!
Blue Noun Language hub is in a wonderful location in the centre of Crieff – Ruth does some amazing work with creatives to help them reach their goals in English.
I’m sure she can help you too!
Blue Noun is very friendly and supportive. Merging the Arts with English as a fun engaging way to learn. ☺️ Connecting Scotland to our international friends, and based in the beautiful Perthshire countryside, it truly is an amazing place to explore and expand your English.