WE ARE BRITISH HOMESTAYS. PROVIDERS OF HOST FAMILY EXPERIENCES
DO YOU REQUIRE SAFE, SECURE, AFFORDABLE ACCOMMODATION?
ARE YOU PLANNING GROUP TRAVEL TO LONDON AND HOME COUNTIES?
Welcome To British Homestays Limited
UK Specialists in Student/Group Travel and Homestay Accommodation
British Homestays Limited, established 1989 provides accommodation, at competitive prices for short stay student groups wishing to visit London and the South East. The students stay within the welcoming atmosphere of a host family, where they have every opportunity to improve their English in an informal environment.
We offer a unique personal service, working directly with agents, youth groups or schools without the use of intermediaries.
The Way We Work
Our families are regularly inspected and have many years experience of hosting students ranging in age from 12 – 21 years and are located in the Croydon area (Zone 5) which has excellent rail and road links to central London (20 – 30 minutes by rail or 40 – 60 minutes by road). Croydon is a large town 8 miles from London with every facility. Most of our host families live within the suburbs of Croydon in Shirley, Addiscombe and West Wickham, which are leafy residential areas.
Families can accommodate single gender placements of 2, 3 or 4 individuals, providing bed, breakfast, packed lunch and evening meal. Special diets can be catered for on request.
For groups requiring informal English lessons, tutorials can be provided by TEFL qualified teachers at venues near to the designated meeting point.
Host families escort their students to and from local meeting points daily, where a representative of British Homestays is always on hand to liaise with group leaders and host families throughout their stay.
We have three meeting points which are centrally located within our area. Host families are required to collect and return their guests to the meeting point throughout their stay.
We have selected the meeting points with the safety of students in mind and compliance with local parking regulations.
As with all major towns overnight parking restrictions are enforced. British Homestays are pleased to offer secure overnight coach parking.
We are pleased to be able to provide reduced group admission prices to Madame Tussauds, boat trips on the river Thames and a selection of London theatres. Our experience enables us to recommend performances appropriate to the ages of your guests. This can avoid the disappointment of booking an unsatisfactory show.
Madame Tussauds tickets booked through British Homestays have the benefit of FastTracking reducing waiting time in the queues.
We Can Also Arrange...
Over the years we have had requests for English tuition. We are pleased to inform you that lessons can be arranged for your students offering them an opportunity to improve their understanding of the language in an English environment.
Coach Hire – Airport & Trips
For groups flying into Gatwick, Heathrow or Stansted airports, our recommended company, Allenby Coach Hire Limited, can provide executive transport for airport transfers together with excursions to historical locations. For example, arrange day trips to London, Cambridge, Oxford, Hampton Court, Windsor or any coastal towns within the South East.