Experience life on a canal boat in a Central London location


United Kingdom

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    Hi there everyone I have left that land and am cruising with my boats in Central London you will have an opportunity to see the canals of London ,live with a wood burner and see how the canal people travel in return you will live on the boat in return for 5 hours a day work and 5 days a week weekends off no shower but lots of pools and gyms basic loo and cooker and great fun basic painting and DIY basic woodwork

    The boat would be your accommodation.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will learn traditional canal life and see london from a completely different perspective from the canal that runs through the heart of London

  • Help


    Basic gardening and building skills although not essential as we can teach you ourselves .We have a gardener and painter on sight.We need help with basic shed building and a chicken coup a bit of digging and boat painting and any permaculture knowledge would be useful

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Hi I will provide breakfast In return for 5 hours work a day and weekends off .i will supervise and I need a basic wooden wall build on the boat so simple but hours need to be put in but most people can do simple woodwork we can learn together

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    London is one of the best cities in the world there is so much to do and see so you would have to search out the places you are interested in

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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: 515698156926