Learn about traditional woodland skills, organic gardening and help us with our garden and house, Scotland, UK

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    14/08/2019

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  • Description

    Description

    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.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Jardinage
    Construction
    Cuisine / courses
    Entretien / Bricolage
    Aide à la maison

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Travellers could learn traditional woodland skills, organic gardening, assistance with learning the language.

  • Help

    Help

    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.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, German, Greek, Russian and small amount of French

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Accommodation can be provided outside under canvas, there is also a room in the house, it will be a shared bathroom.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    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.

  • 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?

    Two

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    Hours expected

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



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