Help with our renovation project on a smallholding near Newark, UK


United Kingdom

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  • Description


    Ar the moment visitors to the uk are being told to self isolate for 2 weeks on arrival. It is possible to self isolate here at the farm but obviously this only becomes viable for stays of 6 weeks or more.

    I am renovating a run down farm to create my dream home, which i share with a small menagerie including horses alpacas sheep goats turkeys ducks chickens dogs a cat and a parrot. At the moment the dairy is being converted and we are try to turn the farm yard into a garden. So there are jobs helping the builders and landscaping as well as the usual maintenance around the farm, animals to care for and help cleaning the house always plenty to do.
    In return for help I offer your own flat/space, food and help to improve your English.
    Wifi is a available but is not unlimited.
    The farm is in a rural setting and only 10 mins walk from the nearest

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Improve your English, learn new skills such as caring for animals, gardening, building etc and of course make new friends.

  • Help


    Animal care, gardening, painting, maintenance.
    Approx 5hrs a day Monday to Friday...weekends off (or can swop days if required)

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Own bedroom bathroom and lounge ..with Netflix & Wi-Fi (not unlimited)
    Food is provided to cater your own breakfast, i will cook/share lunch and dinner, you wash up.
    I do not provide alcohol you are welcome to buy or bring your own. ( i cannot cater for Vegans)

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Obviously these are limited due to virus restrictions
    Visiting local cities ...York, Lincoln
    Sherwood forest, Clumber park
    Local pubs
    Great walking, cycling
    Train to London - 70 mins
    Local gliding club gives lessons
    Local football team

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    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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Host ref number: 294877197687