We are a busy couple Mike is a traditional woodsman, outdoors person looking for help in the garden and with tree work and Rona works at a visitor attraction in the village.
Cuisine / courses
Entretien / Bricolage
Aide à la maison
Travellers could learn traditional woodland skills, organic gardening, assistance with learning the language.
There is a lot that needs to be done both outside and inside i.e. Digging, weeding, looking after willows, pruning trees and learning the arts of greenwood skills. Also looking for help with a lot of cleaning and tidying up in the house. Some food preparation may be required as well.
English, German, Greek, Russian and small amount of French
Accommodation can be provided outside under canvas, there is also a room in the house, it will be a shared bathroom.
Helmsdale is a fantastic base for exploring the varied landscapes and rich culture and heritage of the northerly counties of Sutherland and Caithness. The coast offers dramatic sea cliffs to the north, and sandy beaches to the south, or travel inland to explore the peat bogs and moorland of the Flow Country.
The River Helmsdale is a famous Salmon river . Visit historic places like Dunrobin Castle, Castle of Mey, Loch Ness - the Orkney Islands are possible on a day trip - go whale/dolphin watching - John 'O' Groats and Cromarty have boat trips.....
Helmsdale is served by both train and bus services that run from Inverness up to the North Coast and buses connect with ferries to Orkney.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week