A residential activity centre situated off the beaten track, in a natural bog land setting between Lisdoonvarna and Kilfenora in the North of County Clare at the foot of the Burren.
Close to Kilfenora it has a quiet and secluded atmosphere, making it the perfect place to relax and unwind.
The centre is a non-profit organisation specializing in alternative/complementary healing therapies, sustainable building techniques and traditional Irish music. The Centre can host 40 guests. Help is welcome with the vegetable garden, establishing a polytunnel, caring for the chickens and developing the surrounding bogland.
We have created a Labyrinth and ongoing cob building and we need help with cutting, splitting and stacking wood for our wood boiler.
Welcoming self motivated people who can use own initiative. We would like 25 hours of help doing various duties.
You will get vegetarian meals, accommodation in hostel or out-buildings, opportunity to meet interesting guests and to participate in some of the workshops that are taking place.
Workawayers will be able to learn about organic vegetable growing , and to learn about sustainable building techniques by helping in the ongoing cob building.
Please book a place well in advance - minimum stay 1 month.
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help with Eco Projects
Help around the house
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
Some activities that are taking place in the Centre are open to workawayers. Opportunities to play music, learn sustainable building techniques, learning how to prepare vegetarian meals and cater for special diets such as wheat/gluten/dairy free.
Help is welcome with gardening, ditch clearing, housekeeping, laundry, in the kitchen, looking after chickens
Shared rooms in hostel and outbuildings
The centre is situated at the foot of the Burren, an area of geological, botanical and historical interest. We are close to the Atlantic Ocean with ample opportunities to engage in surfing and walking.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
More than two