Welcome to The Carthouse Homestays.

Offering Tailored, Immersive English Courses for Students of 18+ years in the Garden of England. 

The Carthouse Homestays


The Carthouse Homestays provide quality, affordable English language tuition and accommodation in a delightful setting. We offer 1:1 or 1:2 language courses tailored to suit your individual needs. Our main focus is to provide our students with the confidence to use English effectively through a structured immersion programme within a native speaking family. Lessons take place in the mornings and activities are offered in the afternoons, based upon our students' own interests such as culture, history, photography, nature and wildlife.

Courses We Offer


  • General English/Academic English
  • Specialist English e.g. Business/Law
  • Conversational/Practical English
  • Refresher Courses

Homestay Immersion


You will be made welcome at our comfortable farmhouse in the countryside. We are situated just a few miles from the city of Canterbury and under an hour from London. Canterbury is home to many popular attractions including the world-famous cathedral. We are also close to other places of historical interest and the beautiful East Kent coast. 

Contact Us

The Carthouse, Kent

Elmsted, Ashford, Kent, England, United Kingdom