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Historic Estate in Scotland with friendly hosts

Country: United Kingdom

Workaway Host rating
5
Last Activity
04/09/2014

Description

Historic Estate in Southern Scotland's, Galloway Forest Park.

We're in need of immediate help! Can you come soon, very soon?

Tidy up the gardens, logging and helping with building repairs.
Cleaning, painting and preparing for the season ahead.
All skills (indoors and outdoors).

We ask that you work a minimum of 6 hours a day with 1 or 2 days off. Flexibility needed.

Sociable, good workers and a good sense of humor is essential to fit in. Whether coming alone or as a couple or friends. You must be fit and healthy.

In return you will be appreciated! Good accommodation on the estate and great home cooking free of charge.

Tasks can include decorating, gardening, regenerating woodland, housekeeping, building projects. All building, renovating skills very welcome.
A couple would be welcome too.

To feel at home you will love a country side environment.

A car and drivers license would be an advantage alternatively we can drop you off at the village train station for days out on your days off. These post are subject to availability and we do not take pets.

Getting here. Nearest airports are Glasgow Prestwick or Glasgow International. From both airports are train links to our village where we will collect you on arrival.

I look forward to hearing from you soon. Best wishes Caroline

Area

Scotland

Type of help

Help with Computers / internet,
Help in the house,
Help with Eco project,
General Maintenance,
Building,
Gardening

Help

We always try to find work that suits your ability and preference but sometimes there are jobs that simply must be done.
Gardening - Keep tidy and we have a walled garden in need of regeneration.
Decorating - Tidying up decoration.
Change over - Cleaning between paying guests.
Building skills - Craftsmen and laborers wanting to learn a new skill.

Languages spoken

English

Accommodation

Good! Room with use of modern facilities. Reception rooms and meals to be shared with family. Great home cooking!

What else ...

All help is appreciated with good accommodation and great home cooking. Good workers and a sense of humor a essential to fit in.

On your days off we will always try to ensure that you are taken to local towns, cities or bus and train routes so that you can explore more.

Some more information

Internet access
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers

Volunteering hours expected

6

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Host ref number: 23583511954b

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