Help at a country manor house in Snowdonia, Wales’ largest national park, UK


United Kingdom

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    Hello! We live in an old manor house on an estuary in Snowdonia National Park, and we take in B&B guests in three of the rooms. We could do with a hand doing breakfasts, some cleaning and possibly a bit of outside work, looking after the dog and fish! We're looking for one or more people from March to the end of 2021 for a couple of months, or longer.

    Ideally we’d be looking for one or two people. We can offer you all meals, your own room, bathroom and sitting room (see photos), there is a local college that offers a weekly English class if needed, glorious walking routes in the mountains and some bikes to use.

    We’d like you to help with us for about five hours per day, and you’d have the rest of the time to relax, explore the beaches and mountains nearby, or attend classes.

    We are on a public transport route with buses to Dolgellau and Barmouth. There is a train station in Barmouth that links to the rest of Wales and to a mainline route to Birmingham.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The nearby town of Dolgellau has a college of further education which offers summer schools in many subjects, including Welsh. There is also the world-famous Coed-y-Brenin mountain biking centre five miles up the road. We are a couple of hours from both Manchester and Liverpool, and Birmingham is also accessible by train. We are within the Snowdonia National Park, and here are gorgeous walks to do and tracks to follow!

    Workawayers will be given a combination of accommodation and money that will be equal to or exceed the minimum wage.

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    Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

    Host has indicated that they will pay at least the minimum hourly wage of their country for each hour worked and that accommodation will also be provided. 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.

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    We are looking for either one or two people to come and help us in the winter season. If there are two of you, you could also help out in the grounds doing general maintenance work and gardening, but the main thing is helping in the B&B, clearing up, washing up and getting rooms ready. A driving licence valid in the UK would be helpful. In addition to this, we have a dog who needs a little looking after, and a large marine fish tank!

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Double bedroom and bathroom, use of own kitchen and living room if wanted, plus share of family kitchen, dining room and living rooms.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Snowdonia is Wales’ largest national park, and there are many mountains, hills, rivers and beaches to explore. It is a rural area so there are no large cities nearby, but the towns of Dolgellau and Barmouth are within easy reach on the bus. Both have many shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants. Local areas of historical interest include castles to the north and south, King Arthur’s labyrinth, slate caverns, and museums and art galleries.

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    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

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    Hours expected

    Five hours per day five days a week maximum

Host ref number: 271583936837