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 takeaway 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. We are looking for someone who would fit in with the team and be part of Knoydart's small community. You would have every weekend and evening off.

  • 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 payment in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

    Host has indicated that they will pay at least the minimum hourly wage of their country for each hour worked and that accommodation will also be provided. They are asking for help with a business or business activity. Contact the host directly via the site messenger for more information and details about the wage provided. Any arrangements should be agreed in advance with your host.

  • Help


    work in our cafe/tearoom would involve a mixture of; waitress/waiter, barista, cleaning duties, Cooking, baking, we can provide training where appropriate. Most skills can be taught, above all we need someone who is friendly and hard working.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • 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

    • Can host families

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    Hours expected

    roughly 40 hrs a week

Host ref number: 518689257412