Help with our garden and learn from professional gardeners near Cambridge, UK


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  • Description


    An opportunity to work with Roland & Andrew who are two RHS qualified gardeners in their 4 acre garden and woodland on the Suffolk / Cambridgeshire border. We live in a ranch style chalet bungalow quietly situated but just 15 minutes drive from Newmarket, famous for it's horse racing and 30 minutes drive from the beautiful University city of Cambridge. Newmarket has a swimming pool, gym and weekly market. There is plenty of beautiful Suffolk countryside around us and a number of walks.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities


  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Chance to gain gardening / horticultural experience from RHS qualified and experienced gardeners and chance to practice the use of English as a first language.

  • Help


    Help maintaining the 4 acre garden and woodland. This includes grass cutting, strimming, tree management and general tidying. Chance to work alongside experienced gardeners . In addition, there will be chance to do some shed and fence treatments

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Will be staying in the main house with own bedroom. Generally meals will be eaten with the hosts.
    The workaway will be provided with breakfast, lunch and evening meal each day as part of their stay.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are only 30 minutes drive from the beautiful University City of Cambridge which has fast train connections to London. Our lovely next door neighbours who have 15 acres regularly have workaways staying so there may be the opportunity to hang out with them during time-off. This is our first hosting but we regularly spend time with our workaways visiting next door and look forward to hosting our own,

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    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?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 469274183368