Improve your language and learn more about UK culture whilst helping at our farmhouse

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  • Description

    Description

    Retired lawyer with partner and no children or animals looking for help and general maintenance in the community and in exchange board and lodging and a chance to learn the English language and the history of the UK

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Help in the house
    Language practice

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Improve language and an exchange of cultures with learning on both sides.

    The volunteer can benefit from a cultural exchange by learning more of the customs of the UK and by improving their English.

    They can visit all the wonderful sights in Wiltshire and farther afield if they wish to travel and as a result, they can learn from their experience

  • Help

    Help

    We are looking for a workawayer to come and stay with us in a delightful Wiltshire Village.

    We are looking for helpers to help around our farmhouse and gardens and general assistance in helping with a property portfolio which could include decorating, maintenance and odd jobs.

    We would expect some help around our farmhouse of no more than 20 hours per week. You will get at least 3 days off each week in order for you to travel the UK or visit friends during your off time.

    You will get 3 meals a day and maybe a local beer or two! We can also teach culinary skills where necessary.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English and French and minimal German

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Private accommodation consisting of a large bedroom and separate bathroom

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The accommodation will be a large bedroom with separate bathroom.

    Food will be provided as part of the exchange with volunteers receiving up to 3 meals a day.

    Our Wiltshire village is located close to the Westbury White Horse and has excellent transport links. This is a lovely part of southern England and a good base to travel.

    We will provide you with car transfers to and from the nearest mainline railway station, Westbury which is only about 3 miles away.

    From this mainline railway station, many destinations can be easily reached. Bath is only 20 minutes away, Bristol 45 minutes, Cardiff 1 hour 40 minutes and London in just 1 hour 15 minutes to London Paddington direct. Weymouth on the South coast can also be easily reached.

    You will be welcomed by us and be a part of the community. You will be able to see the beautiful County of Wiltshire, eat and drink well.

    We can help recommend you with good places to visit on your days off and take you to some if we can.

    Close to us is Bath, Bristol, Bradford-on-Avon, Frome, Lacock, Salisbury, Stonehenge, Avebury, Longleat and other surrounding areas.

    If you have any questions or anything we can help you with, please send us a message!

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    One

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 862479929939

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