About British Homestays

Meet the Team

Elaine
 

I am the owner of British Homestays and run the day to day business, I have managed the business since 2004 taking ownership in 2018.  I deal directly with the agents and schools and do not use any intermediaries.  My aim is to run the business efficiently and effectively ensuring visitors and host families have an enjoyable experience.

Katrina
 

I am the TEFL teacher, fully qualified in the required standards I like to make the teaching informal and fun and help the students improve their understanding of English.  I have travelled a lot in Europe and Australasia, and I am used to dealing with speakers of other languages.  I have worked for the company for 5 years.

Katrina
 

I am the TEFL teacher, fully qualified in the required standards I like to make the teaching informal and fun and help the students improve their understanding of English.  I have travelled a lot in Europe and Australasia, and I am used to dealing with speakers of other languages.  I have worked for the company for 5 years.

Linda
 

I am the “Meeter and Greeter” overseeing the coach arrivals and departures.  My role is to make sure the students are placed with the correct family and dealing with minor queries.  I have worked with British Homestays for 20 years and hosted students for the past eight.  I love my holidays and can say a few words in several languages!

Peter
 

I am the IT manager, handling the company’s website, database and general electronic needs, I also make the tea! Now retired I spent most of my life in sales plus teaching Excel and Photoshop evening classes for a number of years.  I have been working with the company for ten years.

Peter
 

I am the IT manager, handling the company’s website, database and general electronic needs, I also make the tea! Now retired I spent most of my life in sales plus teaching Excel and Photoshop evening classes for a number of years.  I have been working with the company for ten years.