Help with cleaning & gardening of an exclusive B&B in Durness, Highland, Scotland


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  • Description


    Help required for cleaning & gardening of an exclusive B&B in Durness, Highland.

    We are a couple, no children, no pets and keep our space clean and tidy. We are running part of the house as an exclusive B&B recently open.

    The house is situated on the coast overlooking the sea and with great views of the nearby mountains. The days of midsummer are almost endless, with almost twenty hours of daylight and nature is busy all around. The weather here is varied, with it possible to experience four seasons in one day! If you love nature and value open space and unspoilt places, then this is the perfect spot for you to work, be active with your outdoor activities, read, relax or simply recharge your self.

    One of us spent many happy childhood years growing up here, before moving to the SE of England, the other has become familiar with Cape Wrath following ten years of family holidays in the area. We both decided to leave our jobs in London and our newly renovated suburban home for a new life in the refreshing and inspirational landscape of the NW Highlands. Our backgrounds are in fashion, design, photography & teaching, and we would be happy to share our passion for and knowledge in these areas, as well as our wider interests in art, music and culture.

    We are busier than ever working hard and enjoying the creative challenge of making a new life here and we greatly enjoy meeting and working with creative people who appreciate landscape, weather, nature, culture and the simple things in life. We look forward to meeting a lovely and passionate person to work together sharing the special local environment with you and hope that we will all benefit from such an exchange.

    We will offer an accommodation nearby the house.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Help in the house

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We speak English & Korean and are interested in all sorts of Arts & culture. We enjoy cooking a wide variety of dishes including Seafood, Korean, Japanese, European and fusion styles, all using fresh local ingredients.
    Hosts have good knowledge of the local area and its wildlife, as well as expertise in fashion, design and photography, which they are happy to share.

  • Help


    We are looking for a general assistant to help with cleaning, housekeeping and some gardening in our B&B. We offer high-end accommodation and as such the highest standards of work and presentation are critical to this role.

    This is an opportunity to live and work in the stunning landscape of the North West Highlands of Scotland, a spectacular place from which to walk, climb, surf, cycle, watch nature, draw, paint and photograph. The place has both sea & mountain views and close to the local village amenities.

    We will provide ingredients so you can cook something for yourself, and you can also share some meals during the working days with us.

    - A tidy worker with attention to detail required
    - Non-smoker
    - No pets
    - 25 hours help/ person in a week
    - Private accommodation
    - Wifi available (at B&B site)

  • Host offers a wage in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers a wage in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English & Korean

  • Accommodation


    You will stay in accommodation off-site but close to the B&B. The B&B is within a lovely & newly decorated 18th-century former hunting lodge near Cape Wrath, the most North Westerly village in the UK mainland.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The place is part of the very popular NC500 road route around the NW Highlands and is an ideal base from which to walk, climb, surf, swim, cycle, fish, kayak, run, bird watch, photograph, study of geology, botany & nature or simply driving or biking around exploring the stunning landscape.

  • 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?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 766899893774