Gardening help and general projects at our home, a large period house near Borris, Ireland

Country

Ireland

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    Host rating

    40
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  • last activity

    Last activity

    07/01/2022

 
  2022 

 Min stay requested: at least 1 month

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  • Description

    Description

    We live in a big, old, country house with a large garden and grounds. There is a small lake in the grounds, a rose garden, fruit garden and a wild flower meadow. There is also a small young oak wood. We are close to the small town of Borris ( 5kms) away and to Rathanna, a small village with a lovely old fashioned pub.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Travellers can practice their English and learn a little Irish if they so wish.Our land and gardens is totally free from chemicals and sprays and travellers could benefit from learning about Eco practices in a lovely rural part of Ireland.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help

    Help

    We would love some help with grass cutting, strimming, splitting logs,, hedge cutting and general gardening projects.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Irish: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Own room with ensuite bathroom . The bedroom is heated when necessary. All modern conveniences available to the traveller. There is Wifi in the bedroom and in the house. Travellers will be available to share meals with us and tea and coffee available whenever required. Just help yourself.All produce is organic. We are also vegetarian.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Helpers can enjoy visiting the local town of Borris and there is a bus into the city of Kilkenny - 24 kms away.. There is also a train to Dublin from the nearby town of Bagenalstown ( 11 kms) away.There is plenty of lie Irish music in the local pubs at the weekend. There are lots of mountains to climb and places for wild swimming.

  • A little more information

    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: 634197596927