Helping out and gardening in a rural, scenic, setting on the north-east coast of Scotland, UK

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United Kingdom

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  2019 

 Min stay requested: 1 week or less

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  • Description

    Description

    Scottish Highland village in a traditional house with garden. Beautiful location, good for hill-walkers. Strong local community culture. Emphasis on environmentally-friendly living.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Other
    Help in the house
    Language practice
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Rural life-style, with good opportunities for swimming and hill-walking. Local culture, including possibly contact with the few remaining speakers of Gaelic. Chances for meeting wide range of people. Language help from a former language teacher.

  • Help

    Help

    Help to reclaim part of garden for future vegetable-growing. Some help with house. Berry-collecting and preserve-making in season. Help with computers.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, French, two Scandinavian languages, some German and Spanish.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Single room for each workaway, with shared bathroom. Use of living-room and kitchen. Each person responsible for cleaning own areas etc. Help with cooking welcomed but not essential. Limited meat and fish in meals, vegetarians catered for.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Local sights include scenery, rare wildlife, historic sites, churches, castles, post-industrial structures. Nearest town 50 km away but two trains in daytime.

  • 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?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week


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