Share your culture and help me with some projects the garden in Dolgellau, Wales


United Kingdom

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  • Description


    I am lucky to live in a beautiful spot, deep in the countryside in the southern part of Snowdonia National Park. This is a great place to come if you like nature, mountains, walking, cycling (and rain).

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    So many ways! Workaway has given me a wealth of new experiences and perspectives and some real friends. I am always keen to host people of different cultural backgounds to my own. In fact, I am less inclined to host people from the UK than those from further afield.

  • Help


    I'm looking for help to stop my garden and land into wilderness - so expect there will lots of cutting and clearing. I've generally got some project on the go involving construction so that's also a possibility. There's lots of scope for keen gardeners, beekeepers, foresters, mycologists. If anyone likes doing housework (I don't!), there's always plenty of that. Cooking too - Always interesting to try out new recipes.

    I enjoy learning languages and have a fairly good grasp of French and Spanish and so it would be good to have a chance to practice these or others. I am also very happy to help you with English and Welsh.

    I've really enjoyed my experiences with Workaway both as a host and a guest.

    The odd person hasn't shown up. Unfortunately this seems to happen too often with Workaway. I know plans will change when you travel but it is much nicer to let your prospective host know what is going on than to treat them as they no longer exist.

    This is not a commercial farm.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    Welsh: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Intermediate
    French: Intermediate

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    You will have your own room in my house

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    This is a quiet place. The nearest (small) town, Dolgellau, is a couple of miles away. I pretty much live alone and being self-employed there may be times when you will have to work alone. There's no television and the internet is fairly slow.

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    • 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

    4-5 hours a day (happy to be flexible)

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