We are a 200 acre family organic beef and sheep farm on Bodmin Moor, Cornwall.
From May - Oct we open up our campsite which includes four yurts and other accommodation..
We have a strong environmental ethos and wherever possible use renewable energy and substances that are eco friendly both on the farm and the campsite.
On our farm we have 150 sheep and 20 cows. We also have various poultry including chickens, ducks and turkeys. Also our 3 dogs and 5 cats who love to have new people on the farm. We also have 5 horses that can be ridden if competent.
We can take on workawayers any time between April and October and are happy to accept couples/pairs.
Own accommodation and food provided.
Work - 5 days a week 4-5 hours a day.
Lots of time of to explore Cornwall.
Lots to do on days off, close to beaches, walks etc...
Bicycles available to use (good for camel trail)
We live in a beautiful part of the UK. Lots of rolling countryside to explore right on our doorstep and surrounded by beautiful beaches and coastline. If you are a keen hiker there is lots of Moorland to be explored and if you prefer to spend your time off relaxing at the beach then it is just a short drive. Bikes are available to use on days off and they are especially good to take along the Camel Trail, an 18 mile cycle path meandering along the river camel, starting just a mile from our farm and ending 18 miles later on the coast in Padstow.
We also have a lot of experience hosting volunteers and are quite set up to ensure they have a lovely stay with us. This position will especially benefit somebody that is interested in learning about all the different aspects of running a farm and all the different types of jobs involved with a particular emphasis on sustainable farming and working with the environment and not against it.
We offer a variety of different types of experiences for you to have on the farm and they very much depend on the competence of the person and how much experience they have with certain aspects of the farm and also the time of year.
These can include;
Caring for poultry/dogs
Pot holeing lane
Small amount of cleaning
Helping with hay making/shearing depending on time of year.
Some tractor driving if able.
Fencing patch ups.
General maintenance around farm and campsite.
Own apartment on farm with cooking facilities. We provide you with food for breakfast and most dinners for you to cook yourselves. Lunch and tea break is spent with the family and occasionally evening meals too.
There is lots to do in this stunning part of Cornwall, we have good access to local town with Transport links. 30 min drive to the coast or cycle to the to the sea along a cycle trail.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
More than two
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 4-5 days a week