Join in daily life, help in my tiny back yard garden and with DIY. enjoy welcoming generosity. Near to Grantham, UK


United Kingdom


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  • Description


    Female, retired, able bodied & independent but with muscle/joint weakness. Very colourful, arty & crafty.
    Rides motorbikes & horses. Has loads of tools/ideas but no strength.
    Offers short term en-suite bedroom with Wi-Fi, meals & laundry in exchange for non construction DIY jobs around house & small garden.
    Based in large, rural village with good facilities in South Lincolnshire with excellent road & rail connections.
    Have basic understanding of German & Spanish.
    Welcomes Non smoking, animal loving flexitarian who wishes to improve English & understanding of village life.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    DIY and building projects
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Being part of semi rural, village life with an excellent balance of demographics is very fulfilling.
    Experiencing the humour & kindness that abounds locally, this is harder to discover in large, urban places.
    Being included in daily life, learning our eccentricities & idiosyncrasies, enjoying our eclectic range of delicious food & welcoming generosity.
    Our area is crammed full of the vestigial remains of Roman, Viking & Saxon histories & architecture

  • Help


    Making/putting shelves up on/in new build stud walls.
    Some help in tasks such as Decorating, painting furniture, installing small garden water feature, basic gardening. I have all tools necessary.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    German: Beginner
    Spanish: Beginner

    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


    Small, warm new-build terrace cottage with on-street parking.
    Four-poster double bed with bath/shower en-suit, TV & Wi-Fi.
    Downstairs space shared. Modern kitchen with dishwasher. Laundry facilities.
    Sitting room with dining table.
    Happy to cook or be cooked for.
    Fantastic opportunity to learn/improve English conversation/grammar
    Animal loving, non smoking flexitarians welcomed

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Lincolnshire is steeped in archaeological history. Stamford & Lincoln both having an eclectic mix of architecture. The county also numbers as a bread basket of agriculture.
    We have several National Trust & Heritage sites (including Knights Templar & Sir Isaac Newton walking distance) within easy access by car or regular bus service.
    All towns have a Museum, Lending Library & Theatre.
    This village has 2 pubs within walking distance plus 2 shops, Postal/Cash facilities.
    Fantastic walking/cycling all around.

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 874968771387