Help us with painting, gardening, housework etc. in beautiful North Norfolk countryside, England, UK



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  • Beschreibung


    Help is required with a variety of tasks at certain times of the year. Interior and exterior painting and decorating, general maintenance, all aspects of housekeeping to a high standard, gardening, fencing, kitchen assistance (from preparing & serving food to some cooking & washing up) looking after our small flock of sheep and 2 cats, etc. In the summer months there is an abundance of garden produce to help preserve and prepare for freezing.

    We are a private Country House with an extensive vegetable garden, set in 25 acres in the beautiful North Norfolk countryside. We have a friendly home team of about 10 people working, and have welcomed 'travellers and foreign helpers' for many years. The exchange involved both ways is a bonus for all. We all share regular tea breaks and meals together. North Norfolk is a beautiful rural area with lots of walking, bird watching and things to see. Our location is reasonably remote - midway between Fakenham (an old, market town) and Holt - both 10 minutes away by car, and we are 5 miles from the sea - SUITING WORKAWAYERS HAVING A RECOGNISED, EUROPEAN DRIVING LICENCE WHO ARE 21 OR OVER. Those over 21 years of age will have access to a car. A Full driving license is essential. You will be responsible to pay for your own fuel as used.

    BEING PREPARED TO WORK AS AN ALL ROUNDER IS WHAT IT TAKES TO FORM PART OF THE TEAM. We have friendly staff from many walks of life with skills to be passed on and shared and we are always learning from each other. You will have many opportunities to practice your English language skills - if this is what you are looking to improve - as working alongside and taking breaks with our home team will form part of your working day.

  • Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Hilfe bei Ökoprojekten
    Heimwerker- und Bauarbeiten
    Betreuung von Tieren
    Zubereiten / Kochen von Mahlzeiten für die Familie
    Handwerkliche Arbeiten
  • UNO-Ziele für nachhaltige Entwicklung, die dieser Gastgeber verfolgt

    UNO-Ziele für nachhaltige Entwicklung, die dieser Gastgeber verfolgt

    Keine Armut
    Kein Hunger
    Gesundheit und Wohlergehen
    Hochwertige Bildung
    Sauberes Wasser und Sanitärversorgung
    Bezahlbare und saubere Energie
    Menschenwürdige Arbeit und Wirtschaftswachstum
    Industrie, Innovation und Infrastruktur
    Weniger Ungleichheiten
    Nachhaltige Städte und Gemeinden
    Nachhaltige Konsum- und Produktionsmuster sicherstellen
    Maßnahmen zum Klimaschutz
    Leben unter Wasser
    Leben an Land
    Frieden, Gerechtigkeit und starke Institutionen
    Partnerschaften zur Erreichung der Ziele
  • Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    We want our workawayers to feel at home with us and become part of the team. You will have the opportunity to practise English, experience English culture and get a taste of English country life. We help our workaways improve English skills as much as possible and enjoying learning about their home culture and travels.

    The home team of aprx. 10 local staff have a large variety of skills, from cooking, cleaning, gardening, woodwork and many more. There is a huge amount of knowledge within the team who are all willing to share in exchange for assistance!

    We prefer our workawayers to stay a minimum of 12 weeks or longer so you get a full experience. Being organised, independent, willing to learn with lots of enthusiasm is a must.

    We can help you plan your journey and give you information to find the best way to arrive here.

  • Die vom Gastgeber angebotene Vergütung entspricht dem Mindestlohn

    Die vom Gastgeber angebotene Vergütung entspricht dem Mindestlohn

    Dieser Host bietet Unterkunft und Bezahlung.

    Host has indicated that they will pay at least the UK minimum hourly wage for each hour worked and that accommodation will also be provided inline with UK guidance. They are asking for help with a business or business activity. Contact the host directly via the site messenger for more information and details about the wage provided. Any arrangements should be agreed in advance with your host.

  • Arbeit


    We are looking for enthusiastic Workawayers to assist with – housekeeping, kitchen help, maintenance, painting/decorating, gardening and help looking after our sheep and cats. Any experience of these skills and/or woodwork/carpentry, brickwork and welding would be a bonus! Helping with events might include cleaning, making beds and preparing the house for guests, polishing glasses, laying the table, serving, clearing, washing up etc. All work is supervised from within the home team. Kitchen help may include washing up, garden-picking, cleaning, preparation and cooking of garden fruit and vegetables. Help with the sheep can include assistance with feeding, checking daily, trimming hooves, replenishing hay and water and monitoring for any problems. We are a multi skilled team and we always have a myriad of jobs to be done around the Hall and grounds – no 2 days are the same!

    We offer payment in line with the minimum wage and accommodation .

    Contact the us directly via the site messenger for more information and details about the wage provided. Any arrangements will be agreed in advance.

  • Gesprochene Sprachen

    Englisch: Fließend
    Deutsch: Grundkenntnisse
    Spanisch: Grundkenntnisse
    Französisch: Grundkenntnisse

  • Unterkunft


    We offer a comfortable bed in a private bedroom within the staff wing of the Hall - shared by other Workawayers. All towels and linen will be provided and you will have the use of a shared bathroom and kitchen. There is a washing machine and tumble dryer you can use and a small sitting room with TV where you can relax and socialise with others. We have wifi in parts of the Hall, but our internet is not wonderful everywhere due to our location. We provide food for you to make your own breakfast. Lunch and sometimes your evening meals on work days will be made and left for you, and food will be left for you to self-cater other times and on your days off. The team shares tea break and lunch breaks together. Dinner may not always be in company depending on who is in residence. Smoking is strictly outside the house.

  • Was noch ...

    Was noch ...

    North Norfolk attracts many tourists yet is quite un-touched by time, giving a great example and blend of rural life. The coastline has a wonderful variety of un-spoiled beaches and there are many wonderful walks and hikes, great bird watching and many buildings of historic interest. It is full of great eateries, potteries, art galleries, theme parks, craft fairs, zoo’s, museums - you name it, we have it! There is plenty to do if you have the inclination to get out and about.

  • Etwas mehr Information

    Etwas mehr Information

    • Internet Zugang

    • Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

      Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

    • Wir besitzen Tiere

    • Wir sind Raucher

    • Familien möglich

  • Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    mehr als zwei

  • ...


    depends on experience, seasonal work, covid situation etc

Gastgeber Ref-Nr.: 786899111823

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