Experience life in a rural community in Brittany, France



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  • Description


    Would you like to spend time with animals, learn about plants, grow your own food and learn how to prepare and cook it.
    Have the opportunity to mix with the locals, attend fundraising events and meet like minded people

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Cooking / shopping
    General Maintenance
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Charity work

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Experience life in a rural community in Brittany visit the historic town of Josselin with its chateau alongside the canal, further field Trinte sur Mer the home of the catamaran, the standing stones of Carnac, the port of Vannes and local french markets.

  • Help


    I am looking for help to run a small small holding in rural Brittany, and my gardening business.
    There are a variety of animals - dogs, cats, chickens sheep, there is a vegetable plot so help with planting and harvesting.
    They may be general maintenance depending on the season such as fence repair.
    If you love the outdoors and animals then this is the place. I will help you understanding the basics of gardening from propagation, transplanting, general care through to harvesting and animal husbandry.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English and limited french

  • Accommodation


    The property is an old stone and cob farm house comprising of 2 bedrooms, bathroom, large kitchen diner and lounge. Heating is in the form of a wood burner, water by emersion heater
    The workaway will have their own large double bedroom, within the house. There will be 3 meals a day breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There are plenty of places to visit, depending on what you are looking for all within easy reach of a local bus service. Whether it be historical, beach trip and local markets
    Locally there are craft classes for those interested in making cards, ceramics and many other things

  • 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?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 371695359659