Come and help at our stunning sheep and cattle Farm near Pitlochry, at the centre of Scotland


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  • Description


    We are establishing a new garden in the Perthshire countryside and we farm cattle, sheep and bees.
    Loch Tummel is stunning with unspoiled green countryside and hills (mountains) yet near Pitlochry, a popular tourist destination in the heart of Scotland.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Animal Care
    Art Projects

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We are very happy living in such a beautiful area so we want to share it with others.
    This area of Perthshire has tremendous remote areas with interesting wildlife, birds, mushrooms and plants. We have mountains, forests and rivers for walks, rafting/canoeing sailing and canoes.

    We are in a great place to see birds and wildlife, happy to make progress slowly and enjoy the quiet countryside at a walking pace.

  • Help


    We are farmers
    Nick and Diana are living on site with 30 cattle and 400 sheep.
    Your accommodation is 2 room cottage living/bedroom with shower room and small kitchen and
    a shepherds hut on wheels.
    Nick and I need help with a variety of jobs, farm and gardening.
    Fences often need mending and establishing our new garden path and planting bulbs and a few fruit trees.
    We always need wood collected and splitting for the wood burning stove.

    there is a shop, a pub, swimming pool and a fish and chip shop, only 3 miles away. we have bicycles and can drive you to Pitlochry for bus and train or the village of Tummel Bridge for a bus.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    The shepherds hut on wheels with a double bed. Could be an office.
    Another double bed in the cottage, which has two rooms, livingroom with woodburner and double bedroom, cooking ring outside rest of the kitchen and micro wave inside. Hot water, shower etc.

    Due to covid you would cook your own food.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There is a bus from Tummel Bridge, and more frequent transport from Pitlochry (train, bus) and Aberfeldy (bus)
    We can drop you in Pitlochry 25 mins east or Aberfeldy 25 mins south west and can lend you bikes
    Our 2 grown sons and their families visit. We love food and drinks with friends, wildlife, birds, local history, playing scottish/folk acoustic music.

  • A little more information

    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

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    Hours expected

    20 hours a week

Host ref number: 269996377625