Come surfing, windsurfing, swimming and help beside the sea on a mini farm in Castlegregory, Co Kerry, Ireland



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    Help welcome beside the sea on a mini farm in Castlegregory, Co Kerry, Ireland.

    We are a family of 4 with 2 children aged 9 and 11. We live beside the sea in one of the most beautiful places in Ireland. We have a mini farm with a dog, 2 Pigs, hens, 6 sheep and lambs and a big vegetable garden. We are an active family who do all the water sports available to us on our doorstep and we love the outdoor life. We live close by a water sports centre which is great fun in the summer. You can get everywhere very easily by bicycle if you want to go anywhere. If you like walking, running, photography, sea swimming or cycling this is the place to come to experience rural Ireland by the sea!! We need help in the garden, with the animals from.time to time and with odd chores around the house.

    Unfortunately we do not have room for more than one person so we can not take any couples. Also please keep in mind that we live in a very remote area and the closest village to us is 7 kms away. We have many neighbours and lovely things to do on our doorstep but if you want to be near a town well this probably isnt the place for you! Thank you.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

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

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Anyone travelling to Kerry will learn a huge amount about the culture of rural Ireland. There is an opportunity to learn to surf and windsurf!

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    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    We would like some help with the vegetable garden, children, animals, and general maintenance about the place. There will be some light housework and cooking too and lots of fun in between.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Own double bed with en site bathroom.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    On your time off there is walking, surfing, windsurfing, SUPing, fishing, cycling, sea swimming, mountain climbing and beautiful scenery. If you are into photography the area we live in is very beautiful. Tralee and Dingle are 30 mins away and we can organise a lift there if you would like to go. Castlegregory is 7 kms away and easily reached by bicycle or we are back and forth a bit every day.

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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?

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    Hours expected

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

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