Friendly fun family welcomes gardening, land maintenence and help with animals in East Sussex, UK


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 Min stay requested: at least 3 weeks

  • Description


    Historic farmhouse and land in beautiful sunny Sussex. Easy going, social family looking for help with childcare, in the garden and generally on the farm. Rebecca, Andrew, Rebecca's father Nial, Charles (13) , Bea (11), Freckles, Teddy, Jester, Coco and Xanto (the dogs) and Horace (the cat) plus horses and chickens are waiting to give you a warm welcome in this beautiful part of England.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Babysitting and creative play
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Animal Care

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We live in a very beautiful and historic part of England, Battle (1066) is our nearest town and we have many castles very close by. We live in a lovely and sociable village and are walking distance from two great pubs.

    Although it is lovely and rural we are only 10 minutes from the seaside, 40 minutes from Brighton and 1 1/4 hour on the train to London. Eastbourne which is our nearest town is often the sunniest place in England! We have a lovely Sussex farmhouse and there are two double bedrooms available and lots of space in the house.

    We would be happy to involve you as much or as little in our lives as you would like, including trips to our local pub! There is lots going on in the area including music festivals, gigs, craft shows and country fairs and if we are going you'd be welcome to come with us.

    I love to cook so there is lots of home cooking with produce from our own land! Happy to help improve your English but a reasonable level of English would be necessary.

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    Projects involving children

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  • Help


    We have 25 acres. We are looking for couples. We need physical help with fencing maintaining the land and vegetable garden, together with our cider and apple juice making. Experience with driving a tractor would be very helpful though not essential.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Beginner

  • Accommodation


    Two lovely double rooms available with own wc on your own floor, in 18th century farmhouse which has plenty of space and your own TV room. We would provide all the linen for your bed and towels and access to washing machine and drier. We would provide all the essentials for breakfast and lunch and you would be very welcome to eat supper with us and participate in life with us. We are a fun, social, caring family.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There is plenty to do and explore locally, including beautiful walks right from our farm. We are walking distance to a bus stop which gets you all round the area, including the beach and a short journey to the train station for Brighton or London.

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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

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Host ref number: 516878256711