We live in an old rectory in a small village near Bury St. Edmunds in 10 acres of grounds. We moved in a couple of years ago and are in the process of improving both the house and garden and grounds. We have a number animals including chickens, pony, sheep and a dog. We have 3 young children. We are a happy, sociable family who love to meet knew people and share different experiences.
We have various opportunities from general helping in house and garden and with children. We particularly need painters and help renovating a cottage urgently.
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
We will welcome you to our home and help you get the most out of your trip. There will be the opportunity to learn about gardening, animals and culture.We will advise your on the local area to explore, there would be the opportunity to get a lift to London once a week. We are close to the cities of Bury St. Edmunds and Cambridge.
We are looking for help in the gardens, grounds, house and with animals and children. There will be the opportunity to help with lawn mowing, splitting logs, gardening, garden matinance, help with the animals, leaf blowing, chain sawing, carpentry and help in the house and with the children.
The accommodation is a two bedroom cottage (1 double room and one twin room) in the grounds with its own bathroom, sitting room and kitchen. There will be the option of either eating in the main house with us or we can provide food for you to have in the cottage.
We like to spend lots of time outside as a family. There are great local places to visit if you enjoy the outdoors such a Ickworth Park. There is a local bus to Bury st Edmunds. Trains then run from Bury to other towns and cities such a Cambridge / London. We have a tennis court / swimming pool which you will be very welcome to use as well as bikes.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
More than two
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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