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Private English lessons in your teacher's home in the UK

The colours on this map indicate our 2 different price bands and the regions where HLI families are located.

Study English in the land of Shakespeare. And the perfect way to study English in England is in the home of your private teacher! HLI arranges teacher homestay courses across the UK, from the Scottish Highlands down to the Southern English seaside. With HLI you can study English with experienced teachers in a host of different British cities. Outside of class time, our private teachers can organise a number of leisure activities for you so that you get the most out of your time in the UK.

Classic language programme

Includes 1 week full board accommodation + private language lessons for 1 student

Region 15hrs lessons 20hrs lessons 25hrs lessons 30hrs lessons Extra night full board
GREEN £1,030 £1,220 £1,410 £1,600 £110
PURPLE £1,140 £1,330 £1,520 £1,710 £120

Language programme with activities

Includes 1 week full board accommodation + private language lessons and activities for 1 student, transport and activity expenses for the student and teacher. Extra 5 hours activities £270

Region 10hrs lessons
+ 5hrs activities
15hrs lessons
+ 5hrs activities
20hrs lessons
+ 5hrs activities
25hrs lessons
+ 5hrs activities
GREEN £1170 £1300 £1490 £1680
PURPLE £1280 £1410 £1600 £1790

Language programme with cultural excursions

Includes 1 week full board accommodation + private language lessons for 1 student, transport and entrance fees for the student and accompanying person

Region 10hrs lessons
+ cultural excursions
15hrs lessons
+ cultural excursions
20hrs lessons
+ cultural excursions
25hrs lessons
+ cultural excursions
GREEN £,1205 £1,335 £1,520 £1,710
PURPLE £1,320 £1,450 £1,635 £1,825

London 1
3 visits to choose from list B

London 2
1 visit of your choice from list A + 2 visits from list B
£120 supplement

London 3
2 visits of your choice from list A + 1 visit from list B
£180 supplement

London 4
3 visits of your choice from list A
£235 supplement

List A
Madame Tussauds, London Aquarium, St Paul’s Cathedral,
Tower of London, London Eye, The London Dungeon (age
13+), Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, Westminster Abbey,
Bus tour

List B
British Museum, Victoria & Albert Museum, Natural History
Museum, Science Museum, Museum of London, Tate Modern, Charles Dickens Museum, Sherlock Holmes Museum,
National Gallery, Covent Garden, Camden Market, PiccaWorld, Changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace

Choose 3 from the following: Maritime Museum, University & Cathedral, Aberdeen Art Gallery, Gordon’s Highlander Museum, Glendronach Whisky Distillery, Johnstons of Elgin, Dean’s Visitor Centre, Dunnottar Castle, Fettercairn Distillery, St Cyrus Nature Reserve, Montrose Wildlife Centre

Choose 3 from the following: Roman Baths, Assembly Rooms & Fashion Museum, shopping in Bath Centre, Bath’s Georgian Architecture (including the Circus & Queen Square), The Crescents of Bath, Royal Victoria Park & Botanical Gardens, Jane Austen’s Museum & Pulteney Street (where she lived), a Bath walk (Canal walk, Skyline walk, Ghost walk or Comedy walk), Prior Park Landscape, Museum of Bath Architecture, Beckford’s Tower & Museum, Herschel Museum of Astronomy, American Museum in Britain, Bath Postal Museum, Holburne Museum

Berkshire & Buckinghamshire
Choose 3 from the following: Windsor boat trip, Runnymede boat trip, Bentley Priory Museum, Ruislip Lido Railway, Ealing Abbey, Spitfire Simulator & Air Transport Auxiliary, Windsor shops, Pitzhanger Manor Museum, The Gunnersbury Museum, The Natural History Museum, Uxbridge Shopping Mall, Animal Rangers Holyport, Bekonscot model village, Boulters Lock & Ray Mill Island

Choose 3 from the following: Dudley Zoo and Castle, Sea Life centre, trip to Stratford, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Lichfield Cathedral & town, Black Country Living & Working Museum

Choose 3 from the following: SS Great Britain, Clifton Suspension Bridge, a boat trip, St Mary Redcliff Church, Cabot Tower, Bristol City Docks, Bristol Cathedral, Bristol Museum & Gallery, shopping Cabot Circus, Clifton Village or Bristol Shopping Quarter, Bristol Zoo Gardens, M Shed, Bristol Aquarium, Arnolfini (Contemporary Arts), The Architecture Centre

Choose 3 from the following: University Colleges tour, Open Bus Tour, Fitzwilliam Museum, Punting tour of the River Cam, University Botanic Gardens, Wren Museum, Grantchester Village & The Orchard Tea Garden, Museum of Anthropology & Archeology, Ely & Ely Cathedral, Museum of Cambridge, Sedgwick Museum, Museum of Zoology, Market Square, Wandlebury Country Park, Mill Road & Cemetery, Fudge Kitchen, Milton Country Park, Historic Eagle Pub (18+)

Choose 3 from the following: Royal Cornwall Museum, Truro Cathedral, Pendennis Castle, Tintagel Castle, Newquay Zoo, Lands End Experience, Eden Project, Poldark Mine, Minack Theatre, St Michael’s Mount, The Lost Gardens of Heligan

Choose 3 from the following: World of Country Life, Paignton Zoo, Dartmoor Zoo, museums, Pennywell Farm, wildlife centres, Kents Cavern, historical Castles, Living Coast, Greenway, Burgh Island, Becky Falls, Morwellham Quay, Plymouth Aquarium

Choose 3 from the following: Bournemouth beach, Russell Cotes Museum, Christchurch Priory & Quay, Hengistbury Head & Mudeford Spit, Wimborne Minster & Model Town, Kingston Lacey House, Poole Harbour & Quay, Sandbank beach, Compton Acres

Choose 3 from the following: Edinburgh Zoo or Edinburgh Castle or The Royal Yacht Britannia, Rosslyn Chapel, National Museum of Scotland, Museum of Childhood, National Portrait Gallery, National Gallery of Modern Art. For over 18s: pub tour, whisky tasting

Choose 3 from the following: Glasgow Science Centre, Sharmanka Kinetic theatre (static statues), The Ghost Walk of Glasgow, shopping in Glasgow’s Style Mile, Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Gallery of Modern Art, Burrell Collection, Museum of Transport, Glasgow Cathedral & The Crypt of Saint Mungo, Charles Rennie Mackintosh Experience, University of Glasgow, House for an Art Lover, The Hunterian, The Lighthouse (Scotland’s Centre for design & architecture), The Mackintosh House, The Mackintosh Church, Ruchill Church Hall, Scotland Street School Museum, Willow Tea Rooms. For the Football fans: Visit of Ibrox Stadium (home of the Glasgow Rangers), Hampden Park (Scotland’s National Stadium), The Football Museum & the Stadium (+ score a goal on the field!)

Choose 3 from the following: A festival (horse-racing, performing arts, music, poetry, comedy, literature, science, jazz; food & drink, etc. depending on time of year and student’s interests), Cotswold villages, Sudeley, Berkeley or Warwick Castle, Ragley Hall, Blenheim Palace, Cribbs Causeway shopping centre, Puzzlewood, Kingsholm Rugby Stadium, Clearwell Caves, Dean Heritage Centre, Cotswold Motoring Museum, The Wilson (art & architecture), Hidcote Manor Garden or Kiftsgate Court Gardens

Hampshire South
Choose 3 from the following: Gunwharf Quays, Spinnaker Tower, Mary Rose Museum or HMS Victory, Marwell Zoo, Blue Reef Museum

Isle of Wight
Choose 3 from the following: Osborne House, Carisbrooke Castle, Qarr Abbey, Owl & Monkey Sanctuary & Tapnell Farm, Farringford House, Brading Roman Villa, St Mildred Church, Dinosaur Isle, Calbourne Water Mill, Bus & Coach Museum, Quay Arts Centre​, Cowes Maritime Museum, Coastal Path Walk

Kent East
Choose 3 from the following: Dover Castle, Walmer Castle, Canterbury City Tour ​(​including shopping, Canterbury Tales and the Cathedral​)​, a zoo, a wildlife park, Broadstairs ​(​including Dickens House Museum & Botany Bay), Margate ​(​including Turner Gallery, boutiques & artisan shops),​ Folkestone ​(​including the Creative Corner shops & cafes with artists’ workshops & galleries​),​ White Cliffs Walk, Rye Medieval Town

Kent North
Choose 3 from the following: Dickens World, Chatham Dockyard, Rochester Castle, Rochester Cathedral, Blue Water Shopping Centre, Leeds Castle, Upnor Castle

Kent West
Choose 3 from the following: Historic Tunbridge Wells Pantiles area, Lewes Castle, Sea Life Centre, Llama Farm, Brighton Museum, Bateman’s, Battle Abbey, Penshurst Place, Hever Castle

Choose 3 from the following: Aviation Heritage Museum, Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre, York Railway Museum, Normanby Hall, Scawby Hall, Gainsborough Old Hall, Lincoln Castle, Tattershall Castle, Burghley House

Choose 2 visits from: 1. Liverpool FC tour or Blue Planet Aquarium 2. River Explorer (Ferry) + Spaceport 3. Planetarium + World Museum 4. Albert Dock: Maritime Museum + Slavery Museum or Tate Gallery 5. Beatles Tour (inside the homes of John Lennon & Paul McCartney)

Sea Life Centre OR Manchester United FC tour + 2 visits from Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester Museum, City Art Gallery, Trafford Shopping Centre

Choose 3 from the following: Castle Keep, the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, The Bridges over the Tyne, The Great North Museum, St. James Park (Sports Direct ARENA, home to Newcastle United Football Club), Tynemouth Priory & Castle in Tynemouth village, Blue Reef Aquarium

Choose 3 from the following: Blenheim Palace or Harry Potter Tour of Oxford, Oxford University Tour, Tour C.S. Lewis’s Home, City Walking Tour, Cotswold Wildlife Park, Ashmolean Museum, Natural History Museum, Science Museum, Oxford Botanical Garden, Oxford’s Covered Market

Scottish Borders
Full-day trip to Edinburgh: includes road trip through stunning landscapes and visit of Edinburgh city centre

Choose 3 from the following: Shakespeare’s house, Warwick Castle, Holy Trinity Church, Coventry Transport Museum, Herbert Art Gallery, Redwings Horse Sanctuary, the MAD Museum, Anne Hathaway’s Cottage, Magic Alley, Tudor World Museum, Butterfly Farm, Rother Street market

Choose 3 from the following: Historic Brighton Lanes, Lewes Castle, Sea Life Centre, Llama Farm, Brighton Museum, Batemans, Arundel Castle, Smugglers Caves Experience

Wales South
St Fagans (Museum of Welsh life), Big Pit (coal mining museum in Welsh Valleys), Caerphilly Castle (traditional Welsh castle)

Wiltshire South
Choose 3 from the following: Salisbury Cathedral & Close & Mompesson House, Stonehenge or Avebury, walking tour of the medieval city of Salisbury to include: Salisbury Market, The Guildhall, River Avon and Queen Elizabeth Gardens, Old Sarum, Wilton, Salisbury shopping trip

Yorkshire North
Choose 3 from the following: York Minster, Jorvik Viking Centre, York Castle Museum, Yorkshire Museum, National Railway Museum, River Cruise to Bishopthorpe Palace, Yorkshire Air Museum, City Walls Walks, Archaeological dig

Homestay language in action

Includes 1 week full board accommodation + activities for 1 student, transport and activity expenses for the student and teacher

region 15hrs activities 20hrs activities 25hrs activities 30hrs activities
GREEN £1,330 £1,620 £1,910 £2,195
PURPLE £1,440 £1,730 £2,020 £2,310

Sport options

Choose from the options below and add the supplement to your language programme. Price usually includes 3 sessions of approximately 1 hour each (unless mentioned otherwise), hire of equipment and transport

Title Further details Price
Fitness/Yoga Adults £135
Badminton, Canoe/Kayak Cornwall/Devon/Dorset/Durham/Glasgow £210
Football or basketball Manchester, junior £210
Sailing Cornwall/Devon/Gloucestershire 2X2h £210
Surfing Cornwall/Devon 2X2h; Newcastle 3X2h £210
Tennis £210
Golf, Horse riding £255
Rowing Age 16+ Berkshire, Cambridge, Oxford, Stratford £320
Fishing on the River Dee Aberdeenshire, 2 half days £255
Adventure Sport Aberdeen 2X2h30: choose 2 from Skating, BMXing, Skateboard, Climbing... £280

Leisure options

Choose from the options below and add the supplement to your language programme. Price includes transport and entrance fees for the student and accompanying person (where applicable)

Title Further details Price
A trip to Taunton or Salisbury Racecourse Wiltshire/Somerset £150
Harry Potter Warner Bros. Studios tour Hertfordshire £200
Full day excursion to Legoland Berkshire/Buckinghamshire £200
Full day excursion to Chessington world of adventures or Thorpe Park London £235
Full day excursion to Longleat Safari & Adventure Park including Jungle Kingdom Wiltshire/Somerset £180
2 Theme Parks such as: Crealy Adventure Park, Adrenalin Quarry, Comb Martin Wildlife & Dinosaur park, etc. Cornwall/Devon £210

Other options

Title Further details Price
Business & specialised vocabulary Per week £150
Exam preparation Per week £130
Teacher refresher course Per week £100
Cocooning Per week £110
Special diets Per week £110
Special needs Per week £110
Christmas / New Year / Thanksgiving £110
Private bathroom Per week £140
VIP Per week £400


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Students aged 15 and under MUST take 2-way transfers unless we are notified that they are accompanied by their parents.

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