Help with fencing repairs around the farm, feeding cattle and sheep and hands on lambing in the UK

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    25/10/2020

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 Min stay requested: at least a week

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  • Description

    Description

    Grass land farm Raising angus x beef cattle. Closed flock of Wiltshire horn sheep Farm shop and caravan park Looking for some help with ditching fencing and general work around the farm. Some experience with farm animals would be an advantage but not necessary. Enthusiasm and willing to learn! Is what we are looking for
    We are a self sustaining farm with all our energy via solar generators and water needs together with our livestock which provides us with our meats
    We offer all accommodation and food needs which will be calculated towards any earnings
    We now operate a micro bakery and as time allows training in bread making can be arranged if interested
    Close to the university city of Exeter coastal towns of Sidouth Exmouth and Seaton very close by

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Animal Care
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Skills associated with small farms Fencing maintaining buildings being in a family environment and honing up on language skills Animal handling Also if time allows will give instruction in the bakery

  • Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

  • Help

    Help

    Hi all possible guests

    We will shortly be embarking on our lambing season (End of March into April ) anyone interested in getting hands on experience come on board The spring time jobs are fencing in the fields and we will give priority to accepting two friends preferably boys for this type of work
    Regards John and Anne

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Self contained static caravan or sleep in the house

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Exeter has a very vibrant night life and is a university city with lots to do socially and historically
    We have a wonderful coast line and transport to this part of Devon easily accessible by road rail of air as Exeter airport is only 10 minuets away. Feniton railway station is a 10 minuet walk with trains to Exeter We will provide bicycles but please ensure that all volunteers have adequate insurance

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    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?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

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

Theo and Pierre Very good workaway,s highly recommended always willing to lend a hand
Irene and fellow workaways installing fence posts Hard work !!!
Theo and Pierre From France installing new gates
Anne with Anton from France our first Workaway
Anne the host with Langdon from Australia who stayed for 60 days !!!
Victor and me in our Kayak on the Exeter ship canal august 2016
Victor and Pedro from Spain Helping in the barn loading sheep August 2016
Summer BBQ Victor from Spain with Me John the host
some of our farmland
Caravan site
Anne the host second from the right with some helpers early on in 2015

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