Help on farm in Normandy

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  • Description

    Description

    We're looking for a helper (or could suit a couple) on our farm and B&B in Normandy for maintenance, gardening, painting, DIY projects. Ideally someone physically fit with basic DIY skills, as there will be things to fix and install (stuff like putting up shelves, changing stable door fixings, repairing fencing etc). We have all tools here in our workshop!

    We also have a large garden (fruit/veg), compete ponies in showjumping and have a small livery yard so there are always outdoor jobs to do.

    Busy, friendly, hard-working farming family with 3 kids, a dog and 3 cats - come with a smile, sense of humour and a willing attitude! It's a bit mad (and noisy at times) here but we like it that way!! We produce our own meat and dairy (milk, cream, yoghurt) so would prefer helpers who can fit in with this diet.

    Simple accommodation, good food and a warm welcome assured!

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Babysitting / child care
    General Maintenance
    Farming
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Helping with Tourists
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Help

    Help

    Varied tasks but likely to include gardening, maintenance, cleaning, helping with animals.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    French, English

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Simple bedroom in house or mobile home, depending on room availability

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    25 minutes to Caen city/historical sites
    30 minutes to nearest D-Day beaches
    45 minutes Bayeux/Deauville
    20 minutes Suisse Normande

    2 hours by train to Paris
    30 minutes from Caen Ouistreham ferry port

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunites

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunites

    We speak English and French and this is what life really is like on a working dairy farm......

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    Volunteering hours expected

    5


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Oakie
Freddy with helper Kelly
Host ref number: 11221312494a

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