Please come and stay with our nature-loving, food-crazy family while enjoying the beautiful countryside in Frome, UK


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    Hi, we are a young, conscious, nature-loving family living in the popular town of Frome, Somerset. Living in a recently renovated traditional house, my wife and I are both working so we need assistance with DIY jobs, childcare, cooking, gardening and everyday family life. We are big foodies and we have a small, friendly dog called Ragsdale. We also have a small baby girl who was recently born. We are looking for couples to help us, but will also consider individual applications. Many thanks in advance and apologies if we do not respond quickly to everyone as we get a lot of requests! Linnea & John x

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We are open, creative, conscious people. My wife is a senior marketing exec and Swedish. She speaks Swedish to our children. I am British/American and an experienced filmmaker and entrepreneur. We are foodies, nature-people, music-lovers and explorers of mindfulness. We grow our own vegetables and enjoy hosting people in our house and sharing food and stories. Our town Frome is a cultural hotspot in the UK - voted best place to live in the UK the last two years! We are very close to Stonehenge, many other fascinating historical sites and two coast lines. We are surrounded by beautiful rivers, forests and rural activities.

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  • Help


    We are looking for: 1) DIY jobs around the house/garden - ideally a couple with good DIY experience. 2) help looking after our two boys (4 and 5 years old). 3) general help around the house - cooking, cleaning, shopping, cooking and occasional dog walks. We also have a small baby girl who was recently born.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Swedish: Fluent
    Spanish: Intermediate
    French: Intermediate
    Italian: Intermediate

  • Accommodation


    Our large 6 bedroom, solar-powered eco house has been recently and lovingly renovated. Full of lovely art. The kingsized bedroom and the whole of the top floor of our house will be yours. Downstairs we have a large, modern open plan living room/kitchen where we cook, eat and relax. We are overlooking a lovely park in town and have a large, sunny garden at the back. We eat breakfast with kids around 7.30am, lunch around 12pm and supper around 6pm. Boys go to bed around 8pm and we usually go to bed around 9.30-10pm.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Frome is stepped in history and a beautiful town with lots of events, restaurants, cafes, music and culture. The beautiful city of Bath is 20 mins by car. Bristol 1 hour. London 2.5 hours. Stonehenge 30 mins. Wells Cathedral is 15 mins away. You can be on the beach in 1.5 hours! Lovely walks everywhere. Frome has a train station that goes to Bristol/London. And there are lots of buses in the area too, so it is well connected for transport. If you have a driving license then maybe we can see about putting you on our car insurance. We are nature lovers and we spend most of our free time in the woods and fields around Frome. We love camping and eating out, drinking wine and cider and seeing friends.

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    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

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

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