Help out in a family run cafe and pottery,on a beautiful remote peninsula on the west coast of the Scottish highlands


United Kingdom

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    A family run cafe and pottery, we are on a beautiful remote peninsula on the west coast of the Scottish highlands called Knoydart. We open the cafe for breakfast, lunch and cakes, teas and coffees etc. We sell our pottery made on site and other local crafts. We are boat access only however have a great regular ferry service. We have a great supportive thriving local community who are our regulars in the cafe along with holiday makers.

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  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We are in a stunning location on the shores of loch Nevis with a forrest and mountainous back drop described in books as Britains last wilderness. the cafe is the heart of our village and prides itself with its warmth and friendliness come and experience true highland hospitality. Knoydart offers something for everyone from wild swimming,star gazing, impromptu ceilidhs and lots more.

  • 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.

  • Help


    work would involve a mixture of; waitress/waiter, barista, cleaning duties, light cooking skills (but not essential) we can provide training where appropriate.

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    Languages spoken


  • Accommodation


    a shared cottage just a 5 minute walk from the cafe and village. you'd have your own room, shared kitchen, shared bathroom, living room and garden. wifi and sky tv. the other occupant is one of the cafe owners and has 2 very friendly cats.
    during work days breakfast and lunch is provided along with teas/coffees

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are a short ferry trip to a little town called mallaig where there is a few shops for groceries and supplies, bars and restaurants, wild life boat cruises, bike hire , great public transport links to the isle of Skye, and surrounding areas, where there is beautiful white sandy beaches and activities.

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    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    roughly 40 hrs a week

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