General Information

Included in the price on all courses


* All necessary tools and equipment

* Sufficient materials to complete a small or medium project

* Lunch everyday at The Swan Hotel, Thaxted

* Copious tea and coffee during the day



We are situated right in the middle of the historic town of Thaxted. Please visit the Thaxted website at for more information.



We are pleased to offer en-suite bed and breakfast accommodation within the school building. Our five bedrooms offer a choice of twin or single beds with bath or shower and our breakfasts are the best in Essex!

The tariffs are £40.00 for Single Occupancy and £65.00 for Twin Occupancy per night.

Visits and Outings

Paragon organises regular visits to Antique fairs, Museums, Auctions etc. throughout the year.

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