Come to our conservation charity garden in Wiltshire, UK



 Hospedagem min. solicitada: mínimo 1 semana



  • Descrição


    Stay at our horticulture & conservation charity close to some of the best tourist sites in England. Hosting students from over 15 countries since 2017, it's a friendly, mellow, rural atmosphere: to explore England, learn skills and enrich your outlook.

    Volunteer activities include: horticulture, d.i.y., wildlife, landscaping, conservation, fish pond & wetland, herbs/vegetable/fruit areas. No previous experience required. Stay from as little as 10days. You do not need a visa (4b below)

    1. Male students age 18-28 only.
    (2. Female accommodation depends on local host families).
    3. Flexible schedule enables 4-day weekends off for excursions.
    4. Charities are exempt from restrictions for visitors volunteering up to 30 days. (See: Gov.UK website Standard Visitor Entry).

    ●Maintain a charity conservation garden. ●Make videos. ●Publish books. ●Conservation remote projects 7 UK universities. ●E.U. placements. ●Library: (conservation, art, history, horticulture, heritage)

    SPORTS: On-site Gymnasium (twin weight stack/fixed weight/3 seating position system + free weights). Good countryside for jogging. Use of a bicycle.
    Links with local sports clubs: football/volleyball/basketball.
    Bowood golf resort is a short walk away.

    General store, post-office, village hall, 2 pubs, church, golf resort, woodcarving club, football club, river, Bowood House & Gardens.

    Chippenham (8minutes by bus) has:
    night club; lots of pubs; good range of shops and sports facilities.
    Calne (2 minutes by bus) has: skateboard/bmx park; good restaurants; motor museum, volley ball.

    PLACES TO VISIT NEARBY: Major attractions include: Stonehenge; Roman Bath; Bristol; Malmesbury; Longleat House; Lacock Abbey; Salisbury Cathedral; Avebury Stone Circles; Bowood House & Gardens; Cotswold Water Park; Somerset coast; South Wales castles & mountains.

    Railway station (direct from London) is Chippenham. Bath= 11 minutes by train, Bristol= 23mns. Nearest airport : Bristol.

  • Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Trabalho beneficente
    Projetos artísticos
    Ajuda em projetos ambientais
    Companhia para idosos
    Construção/faça você mesmo
    Ajuda a cuidar da casa
    Manutenção geral
    Ajuda com computadores/internet
  • Objetivos de sustentabilidade da ONU que este anfitrião quer atingir

    Objetivos de sustentabilidade da ONU que este anfitrião quer atingir

    Objetivos da ONU
    Erradicar a pobreza
    Erradicar a fome
    Saúde de qualidade
    Educação de qualidade
    Igualdade de género
    Água potável e saneamento
    Energias renováveis e acessíveis
    Trabalho digno e crescimento económico
    Indústria, inovação e infraestruturas
    Reduzir as desigualdades
    Cidades e comunidades sustentáveis
    Produção e consumo sustentáveis
    Ação climática
    Proteger a vida marinha
    Proteger a vida terrestre
    Paz, justiça et instituições eficazes
    Parcerias para a implementação dos objetivos
  • Oportunidades de intercâmbio cultural e aprendizado

    Oportunidades de intercâmbio cultural e aprendizado

    Gaining a wide range of skills & insights in horticulture, landscaping, garden crafts, art & design.

    Improving self reliance, initiative, confidence.

    Developing an understanding of English heritage, traditions, history, society.

    Explore this part of England and its wide range of historical and cultural attractions.

    Opportunity to interact with the local community and events, incl the church, sports clubs, and wood carving club.

    Join training sessions with local football, volleyball, basketball clubs.

    Is a gardener/designer/ conservationist who created a registered charity. He has made an unusual garden from a field.

    He has written many hundreds of articles on: history, heritage, design, gardening, conservation, wildlife, climate change, and education. He is now writing a series books on horticulture, conservation, and well-being.

  • UK chairty

    Registered charity

    This host is a registered charity in the UK and is looking for help with their charity project. Guidance on charity worker sponsorship by a UK registered charity, can be found here.

  • Ajuda


    1. Gardening- all types.
    2. Wildlife & conservation.
    3. Decorating/DIY
    4. Repairs/outbuilding maintenance
    5. Landscaping
    6. Helping out generally
    Also if interested help with
    7. Digital platforms/social media
    8. Video making & photography.

    We seek to enhance individual life skills & experience and improve international friendship.

    1. No visa required from the E.U. etc if volunteering with us for up to 30 days (as this is a registered charity)

  • Idiomas

    Inglês: Fluente

  • Acomodação


    Accommodation is in a traditional English rural house (built 1885).

    Simple vegetarian meals 3 times a day (but milk,cheese,eggs are used) Tea/coffee breaks during the day.

    BEDROOM: Small single/private. Wifi. Small table. Big window.

    OTHER: Large fish pond in garden + aquarium in house.
    No smoking household. Low energy usage & ecological living. Organic gardening.

    You can also use the acoustic guitar, and bicycle. Very good collection of contemporary and classical music, films, books, Satellite tv. Unlimited wifi/internet.

    Nice big fully equipped summer/study house & additional library at bottom of garden.

  • Algo mais...

    Algo mais...

    Bus from Chippenham/Calne/Swindon stops outside the house every 20 minutes. At Chippenham you can get a bus to many other places; or use the main-line railway direct to: London, Bristol, Oxford, Wales and all over England.

    Many interesting walks and lovely English countryside with views of the Avon Vales and the Wessex Downs, & River Marden Valley.

    The famous Bowood House & Gardens (and its acclaimed Golf Resort) is a 12mns walk away.

    Locally there is also:
    Fishing. Cycling. Jogging. Basketball. Volley-ball. Tennis. Museums. Golf. Bmx bike & skateboarding park. Cycle Track Chippenham to Calne. Several Football pitches. Football clubs. Swimming. Friendly church. Walking groups. Wood-carving club in the village.

    If you have any particular hobbies/interests we will try to find connections/outlets for you.

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    • Acesso à internet

    • Acesso à internet limitado

      Acesso à internet limitado

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    • Somos fumantes

    • Pode hospedar famílias

  • Pode hospedar nômades digitais

    Pode hospedar nômades digitais

    There is a garden room for the student to use for online studies in complete privacy. It has a desk and chair, table lamp, wifi access, day bed etc.

  • Quantos Workawayers pode acomodar?

    Quantos Workawayers pode acomodar?


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    Horas previstas

    Timetable is flexible. Allow yourself 4 hours Mondays to Friday.

Nº de ref. de anfitrião: 393882544539

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