10 - 17

Homestay in Torbay

Average 30 minutes to the school

Staying in a host’s home is a great way to discover the local way of life, and for students to practise the English learnt in their lessons.

  • Breakfast and dinner included
  • Private bathrooms for some rooms
  • Television in some rooms
  • Wireless Internet in some homes

Location

Your homestay accommodation is going to be located throughout Torbay.


  • Distance to school

    5 to 45 minutes on foot or a short bus journey; average 30 minutes.


  • Local Transport

    Regular buses cover all Torbay. A weekly ticket costs about £17.


  • 5-10 minutes away

    Local facilities depend on the location of Host Home.


Further Details

Type of accommodation
Host Home

Age of students
10 – 17 years old.

Check-in and check-out
Check-in Sundays 16.00-23.00.

Check-out Sundays 05.00 – 11.00.

Meals
Breakfast, packed lunches and evening meals are included.

Kitchen/cooking facilities
Kitchen facilities are not usually available for students to use.

Rooms
Single, double and twin rooms are available. All have a bed, a wardrobe, a workspace and drawers.

Bathrooms
Rooms may have private or shared bathrooms. Facilities will vary, but students always have access to a shower, basin and WC.

Utilities
Electricity is 230V, 50Hz AC.

Internet and phone
Some, but not all, hosts offer internet access. Use of telephones is by arrangement.

Laundry
Hosts will wash bed linen, towels and a reasonable amount of the student’s personal items. Public launderettes are also available.

Security and keys
Students are usually issued with a key to the house on arrival, but bedrooms do not normally have locks.

Bed linen, towels and cleaning
Hosts will clean the students’ rooms. Hosts supply clean bed linen once a week and bath towels twice a week. Beach towels are not provided.

Deposit & Damage Charges
No deposit is required. Damage must be paid for at a cost agreed with the Host.

Visitors
Visitors are allowed at each host’s discretion.

Noise and restrictions
Students should discuss any house rules or restrictions with their host.

Availability
Available all year.

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