Environmentally-friendly living and sustainability on the west coast of Highland Scotland, UK

  • Royaume-Uni
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  • Activité récente: 25.01.2023



 Séjour min. souhaité : Une semaine ou moins



  • Description


    Scottish Highland village in a traditional house (converted byre) with overgrown garden. Some help with DIY etc. in house also welcome. Beautiful location, good for hill-walkers. Strong local community culture, which will hopefully soon re-emerge after the pandemic. Emphasis on environmentally-friendly living and sustainability.

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Pratique d’une langue
    Aide avec des éco-projets
    Bricolage et projets de construction
    Aide à la maison
    Entretien général
    Aide informatique / avec Internet
  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Rural life-style, with good opportunities for swimming and hill-walking. Local culture, including possibly contact with remaining speakers of Gaelic. Chances, covid restrictions permitting, for meeting wide range of people. Language help from a former language teacher. Help with writing and editing from published writer. Emphasis on sustainability, care with use of electricity, home composting, organic alternatives and fairly traded goods.

  • Aide


    Help to reclaim part of garden for future vegetable-growing, and to prepare ground for bee-friendly wildflower area in spring. Some help with house and DIY. Berry-collecting and preserve-making in season, also stacking and bringing in wood for burner as needed. Help with computers.

  • Langues

    Langues parlées
    Anglais: Courant
    Allemand: Intermédiaire
    Espagnol: Intermédiaire
    Français: Intermédiaire
    Irish: Intermédiaire
    Gaelic (Scottish): Débutant

    Cet hôte propose un échange linguistique
    German and Spanish are very rusty, and desire to get French up to a much higher level. A former language teacher, so can help with those languages I know, including minority ones.

  • Hébergement


    Single room for each Workaway unless otherwise arranged, with shared shower-rooms. Use of living-room, kitchen and internet. Each person responsible for cleaning own areas etc. Help with cooking welcomed but not essential. Limited meat and fish in meals, vegetarians and vegans catered for.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    Local sights include scenery, rare wildlife, historic and prehistoric sites, churches, castles. Local artists. Good sea-swimming for strong swimmers. Nearest town with train station 25 km away. The situation is a small village with a shop and post office, hotel and part-time vegan cafe in season. No t.v.

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Plus de 2

  • ...

    Nombre d'heures attendues

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

N° de référence hôte : 682931129555

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