Husna G

Central England

Husna G

Myself and my husband are both local secondary school teachers, who live in the delightful market town of Witney, on the edge of the Cotswolds and close to Oxford. We are looking forward to helping students develop their English, whilst at the same time share some of our favourite places. Our children would like to learn about other countries and cultures too.

No smoking No pets at home Children at home Private bathroom available Wifi available at home
No smoking No pets Children at home Private bathroom WiFi available

Location information

Location: Witney, Oxfordshire | View a map of this location

Nearest airport with transfer cost: Birmingham (BHX) £140

London airport(s) with transfers cost: 

Gatwick (LGW) £ 310

Heathrow (LHR) £ 220

Nearest railway station: Finstock

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Academic information

I am a Science teacher, my husband is a Citizenship teacher who has also taught English in a school in Guatemala. We both teach in local secondary schools. My husband has preciously led a student exchange programme in South Africa.

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Family information

We are a family of five. Myself and my husband are both in our 40’s and have lived in our current house for 10 years. We have one daughter (2008) who enjoys ballet and being creative. Our eldest son (2009) likes Street Dance and Acting, our youngest son (2011) likes playing sport and spending time with his older brother and sister.
As a family, as well as participating in several clubs at weekends, we enjoy exploring our local area whether that is the local shops or the lovely countryside and towns and villages near to us.

Between us as a family we have lots of hobbies and interests. I attend sewing lessons and keep fit by going to the local gym or for runs. My husband plays football and coaches rugby and cricket, he also likes to explore the area around where we live on his bike, particularly in the summer.
My children all enjoy swimming and my boys play rugby, cricket and football. Any guest would be able to join in with us in these activities where possible.

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About the teacher’s accommodation

We live in a four bedroom semi-detached house with garden and we are within walking distance of the surrounding countryside and the town centre. As well as our living room we have a communal area comprising of kitchen, dining room and conservatory. In this area is a breakfast bar and large table which could be used for studying as well as our outside patio area and table on warm days. We also have a study which could be used too. You will have a private bedroom and have access to a bathroom used by our children.

About the local area

We live on the edge of Witney with the countryside and the Cotswolds very close to us. Witney is a thriving market town with a lovely town centre comprising of lots on independent retailers and several larger chain stores.  Also in the town centre is a multi-screen cinema and a sports centre.  The town centre is within walking distance of our home along some pleasant cycling paths. Do visit: Near to us is the lovely Cotswold town, Burford, rated by Forbes magazine’s as one of the top 10 places to live in Europe. We also have Blenheim Palace, an historic house and gardens which is a World Heritage Site. A short drive or bus or train ride away is the City of Oxford world renowned for its University and its ‘dreaming spires’.

Excursions available with this teacher

Blenheim Palace – Walk around the beautiful grounds of Blenheim Palace and explore the Palace and Gardens, a World Heritage Site.

Cost:Adult £25, Child 5-16 year old £14 (just visiting the grounds free of charge)

City of Oxford – Explore the City of Oxford and its world famous University. A bus tour of Oxford included if desirable.  Visit some of the City shops and museums all in the heart of the city centre.

Cost: Free (Bus Tour £10)

Trip around the Cotswolds – A drive around the Cotswolds visiting such places as Burford, Broadway and its Tower (overlooking 16 counties) and Bibury which includes the architectural renowned Arlington Row which also features in the film Bridget Jones.

Cost: Free

Cycling or Walk through the Cotswolds – Explore the lovely Cotswolds on foot or by bike.  Choose from a range of destinations including river trails or local villages and sites such as an ancient Roman Villa

Cost: Free (cost of bike hire if needed)

Family Fun Acitivites – Choose from: Swimming, Ten-Pin Bowling, Ice-Skating or Football

Cost: Free