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We are a workshop venue, guest house and language school on the side of a Lake and surrounded by mountains. It is in the centre of the National Park 2 miles from Ambleside and Grasmere villages. The cottage dates from the 16th century and the adjoining barn has been converted into a yoga and dance studio. Gardens include a vegetable plot, summerhouse and sauna. We need hardworking people - year round - who enjoy living in community and enjoy helping in cleaning, laundry and gardening. We ask for 26 hours help each week and we are flexible with planning shifts to suit you. In return we offer you full board and accommodation, generally shared, and the chance to experience living in one of the most beautiful parts of the world and joining in the wide range of possibilities that the Cottage offers. You eat most meals with us and live with us as part of the family/community. During your free time there is a lot to explore; the area is fantastic for walking/climbing/biking and sailing. We have canoes on the lake you can use. During the Summer when the English language courses are running you may also be able to join some of the afternoon/evening activities we provide for the students here. These include guided walks, massage/singing/dance/meditation workshops, yoga classes, theatre trips etc.
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Help in the house
Helping with Tourists
This host offers accommodation and payment.
We need someone to help with looking after the residential groups, cleaning, helping with laundry, and gardening. It is ideally from mid April for at least 4 weeks up to 4 months.
Minimum 2 days off a week to explore the beautiful Lake District.
Semi-private space in specially converted barn. All food included, most meals are cooked for you, some you prepare yourself.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
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