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English History Homestay

English History Homestay

Downton Abbey fans will love this homestay! It is designed for those people who are interested in the rich history reflected in beautiful English cities, towns and stately homes, in the hidden gem of middle England.


Soak up the grandeur of the stunning Burghley House. The beauty of this fine Elizabethan house has to be seen to be believed. If you like the kitchen in Downton Abbey, you will adore the coppery kitchen of Burghley House.


The historic city of Lincoln offers you many memorable sights including the breathtaking Lincoln Cathedral. Learn the history of the world famous Lincoln Castle. The old shops on Steep Hill ooze old charm and the old fashioned sweet shop offers tasty treats.


Explore the more humble abode of Woolsthorpe Manor, the birthplace of the eminent scientist and mathematician, Sir Isaac Newton. Learn about his awe-inspiring life when viewing the room in which he was born and the room in which he conducted many of his important experiments.

**Dates available from March to October **

English History Homestay Package Price:
4 Day (3 Nights) £588.00

Package includes the following :-

Private bedroom
Transport to and from the local Grantham railway station
English tutor or tour guide
All tuition and material fees
Transport to and from venues
Free Wi-Fi in all rooms

4 Day Example Schedule:

Day 1: Arrival at your homestay destination (p.m.)

Day 2: The Roman City of Lincoln (All day)
Explore the historic city of Lincoln, one of the four main cities of Roman Britain, by taking the informative open top bus ride. Enjoy Lincoln Cathedral, one of the finest Medieval buildings in Europe, which featured in the film The Da Vinci Code.

The cobbled streets of the Cathedral quarter of Lincoln has many specialist shops offering an assortment of antique, craft, book and gift shops. Enjoy the nostalgia of the delicious old-fashioned sweet shop and the fascinating, historical exhibits of English life in bygone years at the interesting Lincolnshire Life Museum. Visit the Ellis Windmill dating from 1798 where flour is still being ground in the traditional way.

Day 3: Sir Isaac Newton & Margaret Thatcher (a.m.)
Start in Grantham where Isaac Newton went to the renowned King's School. On the way see the house where Britain’s only woman Prime Minister was born.
Visit the imposing St Wulfram’s Church before going on to the high street and Grantham Museum. Go inside Woolsthorpe Manor, the birthplace of the great scientist Sir Isaac Newton. Discover the tree that the famous 'gravity' apple originated from. Explore the fascinating science centre which demonstrates many of his theories.

Burghley House & Garden (p.m.)
Burghley House is the largest and grandest house of the first Elizabethan age. You will be amazed at the eighteen magnificent state rooms with their exquisite attention to detail and workmanship. Admire the painted scenes that adorn many of the walls and ceilings. Burghley House is often used for period films. Past films include Elizabeth, The Da Vinci Code and Pride and Prejudice.

Day 4: Departure to your onward destination (a.m.)