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About SUSSEX

Hastings, East Sussex is , a coastal town, steeped in history. This area is known as 1066 country, famous for the Norman conquest won by William the Conqueror. Hastings has a bohemian feel and is inhabited by many artists, writers and poets. There is a very charismatic Old town as well as a more modern, trendy part of the town. We also have teachers based in Battle, Eastbourne and Lewes.

Brighton, West Sussex, is a vibrant town, also on the coast but boasting all year festivals and activities, especially in the art and music scenes. A much bigger town than Eastbourne and Hastings with an excellent shopping centre and famous for its Royal pavilion and Pier as well as the new British airways i360 observation tower designed by the London Eye architects.

Bournemouth, West Sussex, boasts seven miles of beautiful sandy beaches. Also well known for regular free festivals, Bournemouth is the ideal place for water sports. Within easy reach are the New forest, and that Jurassic coastline in Dorset which must be seen. We also have teachers based in Chichester, Storrington, Angmering, Selsey, Worthing, and East Grinstead.

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About KENT

Folkestone is a traditional coastal town of much charm and character. Sporting facilities include the Three Hills Leisure Centre and Folkestone Sports Centre amongst others. This area also has some fantastic coastline and wonderful sandy beaches, with flora and fauna in parks and gardens, green spaces. Only one hour by train to London and within easy reach of Dover, Herne bay and historical cities such Hastings and Canterbury.

Sittingbourne

Canterbury

Ashford

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About SOUTH WEST

Bath, in Somerset is known for its natural hot springs and 18th-century Georgian architecture. It is also a university town and was home to Jane Austen author of Pride and Prejudice. There are Roman baths to visit as well as many museums and theatres.
A day excursion to famous Stonehenge is also possible. We also have teachers based in the New Forest, Salisbury and Tiverton.

Plymouth, in Devon is a vibrant waterfront city, with a wealth of attractions and activities for everyone. A city where a rich maritime heritage meets the bustle of modern commerce, and a popular town to visit. Experience life below the waves without getting wet at the National Marine Aquarium, the largest aquarium in the UK. This is also an ideal area for water sports such as scuba-diving and windsurfing. We also have teachers based in neighbouring Wareham in Dorset and St Austell in Cornwall.

Poole in Dorset

Somerset

Devon

 

Stratford-upon- Avon, in Warwickshire is a medieval market town in England’s West Midlands, and is the 16th-century birthplace of William Shakespeare. Possibly the most famous writer in The Royal Shakespeare Company performs his plays in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and adjacent Swan Theatre on the banks of the River Avon. It is within easy reach of the famous Cotswolds and only an hour from Birmingham. We also have teachers based in Kennilworth and Stroud.

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About EAST AND MIDLANDS

Cambridge, is famous for it’s prestigious university founded in 13th century. It is a small historic town and can only be visited on foot. The University museums present exhibits on archaeology and anthropology, polar exploration, science and geology.Punting on the river is also a popular pass time. We also have teachers based in Norwich,Felixstoweand Lincoln.

Nottingham is a place of legend – famous for its castle and tales of Robin Hood, Maid Marian and the evil Sheriff! Renowned for its industrial heritage, explore the historic Lace Market with its quaint streets and exciting nightlife. Visit the old Market Place, now the heart of a vibrant and creative city.You can also discover nearby York another interesting historical town.

Birmingham is a large multi cultural city in the Midlands. There is a lot to see and do in the area, including the Cadbury’s chocolate factory ,historic canals, Gas Street Basin and the
Millennium Point Think Tank Science museum. Birmingham also has an international airport. Harry Potter studio and Strattford upon avon are close enough for day trips.

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About NORTH WEST

Liverpool,in Lancashire is an exciting and vibrant city.Famous for outstanding music and sporting contributions to British culture. An excellent city for football enthusiasts and of course famous for the birth of the Beatles.The Waterfront Region in Liverpool was awarded World Heritage Site status by UNESCO.

Manchester, in Lancashire boasts a very rich and diverse artistic and cultural life, comparable to any great international metropolis. Famous for football and sporting stadiums.A host of museums and galleries to visit.

Sheffield, in Yorkshsire used to be famous for the steel industry. It is a university town and has a well known football team. There are many places of interest in this area including the Peak district national park.Leeds is easily accessible for day trips as well as Alton towers famous theme park.

Chester is a walled city in Cheshire on the river Dee, close to the border with Wales. This is one of England’s beautiful historic cities with many historical attractions such as Chester cathedral,the Roman amphitheatre Medieval rows, Chester racecourse and the Roman walls, to name just a few.

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About LONDON

Richmond upon Thames is in Greater London. It is located in south west London and is approximately 30 minutes by tube into Central London. It is situated along the river Thames and is considered a very beautiful London borough as well as being home to some of the wealthiest Londoners .It is well known for it’s Botanical Kew Gardens and it’s beautiful parks. Zone 4

South bank is known as ‘the cultural heart of London . It has a thriving dynamic street culture, brought in by the initial skate park enthusiasts, blended with famous landmarks including the Tate Modern, Shakespeare’s Globe and the iconic London Eye. This is our most central homestay in Zone 1. We also have teachers based in Camberwell, Kennington, Hackney and Beckenham.

 

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About ISLE OF WIGHT

The Isle of Wight can be reached by ferry from Portsmouth. It is a small island off the English coast where, it is said the weather can be subtropical.

There is a chalk ridge, known as the Needles, which crosses the island and can be accessed by Cable car so that fantastic views can be enjoyed. The lighthouse and steam railway are also worth a visit.

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About SCOTLAND AND WALES

LLandudno, in North Wales is a pretty coastal town on the North welsh coast.Beautiful landscapes and peaceful environment but still plenty to see and visit.From the very end of the pier, the mountain ranges of Snowdonia can be seen towering over the town on a clear day. The town is close enough to Manchester for a day excursion.

Swansea, in South Wales, is a coastal town boasting the the beautiful Gower pininsular. Local attractions include the Brecon Beacons and the city of Cardiff.

Edinburgh, in Scotland is an ancient university town, boasting a beautiful castle overlooking the city atop a volcanic rock. The area is seeped in history and contrasts the ancient with the modern style.We also have teachers based in Duns in the Scottish borders.

Glasgow is a large cosmopolitan town and the largest seaport in Britain.It is a university town.  The city has many amenities for a wide range of cultural activities, from curling to opera and ballet and from football to art appreciation; it also has a large selection of museums that include those devoted to transport, religion, and modern art. Many of the city’s cultural sites were celebrated in 1990 when Glasgow was designated European City of Culture In addition, unlike the older and larger Edinburgh Festival (where all Edinburgh’s main festivals occur in the last three weeks of August), Glasgow’s festivals fill the calendar.

The Scottish highlands

Our students' experiences

ALI El GASMI

CULTURE AND CONVERSATION
TEACHER – DENISE MOZABNI – SELSEY
OCTOBER 2016
MOROCCO

I spent a very good time in Selsey and a wonderful time with Denise and her family.I like to mix with students of different nationalities. I will tell my friends I have enjoyed my homestay experience. I feel my English has improved during my stay.

junior general english homestay 2:1

LEA DUPONT

2:1 GENERAL ENGLISH JUNIOR
TEACHER DENISE MOZABNI – SELSEY
JULY 2016
FRANCE

I think it was a really good experience. I am now more confident in English. Selsey is a really nice village and I really enjoyed my different excursions in Oxford, Chichester and Portsmouth. Denise is a very good teacher and always tries her best to make us understand new words and I feel comfortable in her home.

Charlotte Rebling

GENERAL ENGLISH ADULT
DEBI BURR
DECEMBER 2017

I have had a fantastic time although the weather was not always sunny.

About Homestay

St Helens Park Road,
Hastings,
East Sussex.
Tel: +44 (0) 7521 921 090 or +44 (0) 1424 275895
E:mail info@homestayenglish.uk.com

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