English couple looking for help to set up a glamping trailer and small shed in Mayenne, France



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 Min stay requested: at least a week

  • Description


    We are Kim and Steve.
    A couple who left the UK in 2015 to live and work in northern France.
    We have 5 acres of land. 2 acres to possibly turn into a farm with poultry, a few Goats, a dog named Pepe (he is French and our head of security and entertainment)
    We are rural but only 5 minutes from the nearest two Towns
    We are learning French but not fluent, basic. We are constantly learning from you tube and soaking up French life.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Experience living in French countryside, quiet piece of rural life, French living with a British angle.
    Any exchange of ideas, ecology, animals etc will help us all to learn more.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help


    Looking for help with converting a transport lorry into a glamping pod.
    also help in building a log store and tool shed / woodshed ..
    also possible help with an underground tomato wasibi polytunnel.
    would prefer a couple
    Sorry we cannot accommodate children .

    Self sufficiency, ecofriendly and bio ideas welcomed

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Beginner

  • Accommodation


    Your own room and food is provided
    Wifi . tv .cycles
    If you have a campervan , we have facilities for that too

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Depending on the time of year, there are activities. Nearest bars are 3 to 4 miles away
    If you do not drive, bicycles can be provided
    We are located at the border of Mayenne, lower Normandy and eastern Brittany.
    Within an hours drive, we have Mont St Michel. Fougeres, Mayenne. Rennes, Laval and plenty of other attractions. Le Mans is a 90 minutes drive away.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 388319795294