Learn about growing vegetables, woodwork and metalwork in our family home in Pleguien, Brittany, France



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    I have been living in Brittany for 13 years with my wife Janet, We have 3 border collies,and a dachshund,keep chickens . We have built a single story wooden house over the last couple of years with help from lots of lovely workaways. Still a few jobs to do on the house, We are renovating a small 1bed/kitchen/shower room, and fitting a new conservatory. We are constructing a sauna, steam room and bar area,also want to make a bigger pond for the koi carp,and plant more palms,banana trees etc. We live 7 mins drive from several beaches,shops 10-15 mins walk. We grow lots of fruit and veg and are always taking cuttings to grow on.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco Projects
    Animal Care

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  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    travellers could learn woodwork,metal work,gardening,growing vegetables.

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    apart from the house build we always need help with the garden,we already have a large pond with koi carp and we want to make it bigger with a waterfall.We also need a workshop built, and fencing put up and trees to be trimmed and logs cut.Painting,electrical,plumbing,woodwork,the list is endless !

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    English: Fluent

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  • Accommodation


    1 bedroom cottage with shower,basin & toilet.Kitchen/diner.Room for tents. 2 bedrooms in main house,1 en suite.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Lots of interesting villages. Beach and sea fishing.boat trips,you would learn about growing things,woodwork,metalwork and general building work.

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    • Limited internet access

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    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

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    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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