Ukrainians welcome - Come and join me at home with horses and animals near York, UK


United Kingdom

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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

  • Description


    I wish to offer you opportunity to come and stay in Yorkshire, learn English and and learn about English Culture. I can host Ukrainian people two places I wish to offer you an opportunity to progress with your studies, self care, animal care, cultural enlightenment and fun.

    6 miles from York, North Yorkshire im a working professional with horses. Help with animal care, gardening and general maintenance. DIY projects always need an extra pair of hands.

    located in pretty village with direct bus route to York ancient Roman city with 13 C Gothic Cathedral, York Minster. Good shopping and entertainment for all tastes.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    *️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️If you are a traveller from outside the EU please check the UK Visa requirements. Volunteering is considered Working in the UK and therefore you may need a Work Visa. This is something you will need to organise yourself*️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️

    We only invite those who are trustworthy, reliable, willing to get stuck in and positive in everything they do - life is too short to be miserable. Saying that, we are happy to encourage those looking to improve their take on the world and those who may need a little encouragement in coming out of themselves. When contacting us please give as many details about yourself as you can along with any relevant experience you have had. It will be useful to know what you would like to achieve during your visit and why you would like to come and stay with us specifically.

    We love to meet people from round the world, share cultural experiences. We enjoy cooking and can cook different cuisines. We encourage you to cook if you would like to share your countries dishes. We have horses all with their characters. We can help you gain experience with horse care and English hormanship. The dogs and cat love having workaways fir company, going for walks and cuddles.

    English language experience we like to help you learn and improve your verbal skills. Also we like to offer English and Yorkshire immersive experiences. We are country orientated people. We like culture, art, theatre and cinema.

    We like outdoor in the countryside, going for walks on the beach with dogs, walking in the Yorkshire Dales and Yorkshire Moors. There is so much to explore in Yorkshire, we can make recommendations where to visit and maybe show you some tourism experiences.

    Because you are going to live in our house as part of the family, we work hard to get to know you, to give you chance to get to know us and to get a feel for whether we think we would be a good fit for each other before you come and live with us. For that reason, when you apply we will send you a short video explaining more about what to expect and we will ask for a short video from you to explain your motivation to come to stay with us, what you think you have to offer and what you hope to gain from being in our home. We aren't interested in your technical ability to produce a video, we are interested in your resourcefulness. We also like to chat via Whatsapp for a bit to get to know you, but we won't take long to do this so that we can all make a speedy decision.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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  • Help


    I work at home part time time and welcome you if you need somewhere rural and peaceful.

    *update help with puppy care May to July*

    I have 3 horses. Two are stabled at home. I train and compete In eventing, dressage, showjumping and cross country. If you would like to learn about caring for horses we can teach you. Riding maybe available subject to experience and you must have insurance. I have two dogs who love company and going for walks.

    I need help,with DIY property and land maintenance.

    I can offer a longer stay as i can teach you the animal care and then you can be independent with you day. This gives you time to go and explore beautiful Yorkshire and travel.

    I provide a bicycle and the bus to York is regular. The village is quiet. This is a place to come and enjoy the countryside, live in a nice environment and enjoy your own space.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    French: Beginner

    This host offers a language exchange
    I like to help you improve your English and by immersion in our culture will improve your understanding. We like to improve our French and Italian

  • Accommodation


    I can offer a private bedroom. Separate bathroom. Open plan living with kitchen and dinning area. Further garden room for entertaining or chill out. Eating happy to share cooking or eat separate.

    I have a lodger living in the house full time. I have an open mind and welcome all types of people to feel safe here.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Im a busy professionals working full time living in a lovely equestrian property. I’m in my forties, outgoing and enjoy meeting international travellers. I can include you as much or as little as you feel comfortable. Easy public access to York for study or pleasure whilst living in a pretty village.

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    We offer super fibre optic broadband unlimited. We work partly from home with computers. We welcome people who wish to study and relax in nature

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    We can offer concrete hard standing for RV with electrical hook up, cold water. Bathroom facilities in house.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    5 hours 5 days week flexible

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Host ref number: 797712338988