Organic family farm in rural Co. Meath, we are located 10km to town of Kells, Co. Meath.
Bridget is a medical herbalist, mom of 5 and granny to 2 :)
Looking for help with organic horticulture and production of medicinal plants.
We incorporate permaculture principles on our farm.
We have dogs, ducks, chickens, Simpson the horse and cattle on site roaming around.
Help with Eco Projects
DIY and building projects
Babysitting and creative play
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
You are welcome to
- cycle to the boglands or take a ride on Simpson
-help your english
-meet new people
-escape the busy life and bring your body into better balance
-soak up the peaceful, calm and relaxed atmosphere
-learn about herbs and their medicinal uses
-attend any seasonal workshops we run (e.g. meditation, foraging, herbal medicine, health and wellness)
-occasional fire ceremonies and get togethers!
-enjoy Irish cuisine and locally produced foods
-connect with the land
-we have tonnes of books, many on nature, healing, natural health and spirituality
-we also have tonnes of dvd's if you fancy a movie night
-be part of our organic community
-learn about Irelands ancient East
we are located a 30min drive from the wonderful Hill of Tara, Bective Abbey, Newgrange, Dowth, Knowth and Loughcrew. 10mins from Kells heritage town. 40 mins from Trim.
We need help for the permaculture fields, if you have an interest and willingness to learn this is always suffice :). Bridget is an organic grower. We welcome help and regeneration in the the maintenance of our lands.
Gardening help: help with the organic produce and herbs, mowing lawns, helping set up for workshops, indoor clean up, as well as help renovating and re-decorating the buildings.
We have a small guesthouse, next to our home house too - which is a cosy retreat space, and great place to meet other travellers.
Preparing herb products, developing recipes etc.
General help in our home.
It would be great to have someone experienced with horses to give Simpson his regular care and take him out for a ride if you like. He is a darling.
Please feel free to communicate your abilities as we want you to be comfortable and happy in your activities.
Helpers will have comfortable accomodation in the guesthouse next to our home family house.
There is always a wholesome and plentiful supply food available.
We offer meals/ food to prepare own. And you are most welcome to get busy in the guesthouse kitchen.
You will have a comfortable bed, and use of shared bathroom, communal areas etc. We ask that quiet hours at night are respected, as this is our home and we need our sleep :)
If your taking trips we are happy to drop you to local bus stop or you can use a bicycle.
We live 1 mile from forestry and a bogland in Rural County Meath.
Local activities include horse riding, cycling, hiking, and there is a local gym in Carlanstown.
We are easy going people and enjoy life's simplicity, no drama :)
There is a shop/cafe/deli 1 mile away and closest village, Carlanstown (3.5miles), and town Kells (7 miles away), we sometimes go to Drogheda or Navan too as these are bigger towns - a family member will offer you lifts if you want to tag along on trips to town.
We do have a 7 day probation policy - to ensure both guests and hosts are comfortable and working well together.
The happier you are, the better it is for everyone, so we encourage open communication always.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
This host can provide space for campervans.
This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.
More than two
4-5 hours a day, 4-5 days a week
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