Welcome to Devon Host Families

Now recruiting Host Families for our (3-4) night international student mini stays

Welcoming Overseas Students to Experience Life In The South West

Devon Educational Holidays has been offering safe, comforting host family accommodation, with inspiring educational programs to young people who want to study away in the UK. 

We’re a small, caring team – widely trusted by schools, colleges, and communities in Exeter and worldwide. 

What We Do

Whether on behalf of a parent, school or agent, caring for and supporting students is our top priority.

If you can offer a friendly and comfortable home to international students, apply below.


Where We Do It

Surrounded by beautiful Devon countryside, Exeter is a buzzing vibrant university city with an interesting and inspiring history. There’s plenty to discover, – like the underground passages, fascinating cathedral and famous RAAM museum. Wander along the quayside and you’ll find the great canal lock gates, picturesque cycle paths and welcoming cafes.

What’s Nearby?

The medieval town of Topsham is just a few miles outside Exeter and well worth a visit . Further down the coat you’ll find Exmouth and the Jurassic Coast World Heritage site with its large Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and relaxing beaches – are within easy reach of the city. In the other direction lies ancient, magical Dartmoor with its unique landscape and incredible walks; as well as Torbay’s English Riviera – one of the UK’s most popular holiday spots. There’s so much to explore.

A great place to be

A city big on sports, Exeter City Football club and Exeter Chiefs Rugby are a huge part of our local community. Exeter is a safe friendly place that’s become an educational hub for international students over the years with well-renowned Exeter College and Exeter University forming part of the prestigious Russell Group.

The capital city of Devon and home to The University of Exeter, Exeter College and internationally famous amenities.

Gateway between Devon and Cornwall, Plymouth is home to Plymouth University and world-class entertainment.

Long referred to as The English Riviera, Torquay is the jewel in the Torbay crown.

One of the longest stretches of golden sand in Devon. Recent modernisation has brought world-class facilities.

World famous for its ancient natural beauty and The House of The Baskervilles which was written in Plymouth.

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