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Hosts in Scotland (229) - Page 1 of 23


Town or City: Helensburgh
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 2
Persons: 20
Category: Other
Host ID: 22515
Country: Scotland

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we are a working protest site located beside HM Naval Base Clyde -- home to Britainīs nuclear weapons system -- the camp has been a base of operations for anti-nuclear campaigners since 1982 making it the worlds oldest surviving peace camp.

we are currently looking for mature, enthusiastic people for longer term stay. the main job at present is collecting firewood, but there is plenty of other things to be doing, eg, campaigning, direct actions, helping out with daily chores and general upkeep of site.

you will be accomodated in cozy caravans, all of wich have woodburners.

there are many things to do with free time too. for example, lovely forrest walks, watersports, mountain climbing and generally good conversations. ps, bring your musical instruments.

Stays of longer than 2 weeks are preferred and encouraged.

Hope to see you soon, love from

FPC

        



Town or City: Dunfermline
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 2.8
Persons: 1
Category: Other
Host ID: 12671
Country: Scotland

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WE ARE NOW FULLY COMMITTED FOR THE "FULL TIME" HELPER SPACE FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE YEAR. WE WILL BE LOOKING FOR SOME SUPPORT FROM 3RD WEEK OF MARCH 2015.THANK YOU FOR LOOKING.

LOG PROCESSING - 2/3 complete - Thank you Joaquin, Andrew, Alex, Kayser, Alex (2) and Christopher.

From Mid October to Mid November - Getting the garden ready for Winter.

Sorry folks but we are unable to accommodate couples.

This is what we are about in a nutshell:

Our lodge is a secluded, easily accessible guest house and retreat space offering bed and breakfast with stunning views of the Scottish countryside in the Kingdom of Fife. We offer a tranquil, relaxing space for those exploring the area, business people who want a more personal experience than a hotel or those just wanting to stay and be nourished in mind, body and soul" - Its a place where you can just "Be".

You will be supporting us in making the above guest experience possible.

We value authenticity, integrity, honesty and... more inside

            



Town or City: Crossgates
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 10
Persons: 1 or 2
Category: Non Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 30686
Country: Scotland

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We are a small family run smallholding selling free range eggs from small flocks of hens and selling artisan bread from our bakery on the farm. We would like help in the bakery and with the hens. Some general help around the smallholding is needed too.as well as building new chicken huts and fences. as i have been a joiner for 42 years I have good teaching skills. Accommodation is a self contained flat minutes from the smallholding which is just outside the village of Crossgates in Fife and 25 minutes away from Edinburgh. The main work would involve working in the bakery thurs fri sat sun with a 5am start and very hard work. Over the weekend, we bake around 400 hundred artisan loaves to sell from our smallholding. Helpers would have plenty free time midweek to explore Scotland and relax. Edinburgh is 25 minutes from us. we are very passionate about real bread and enjoy teaching helpers the process. There is also a lot of woodworking and veg growing to be done.and cooking if you lik... more inside

          



Town or City: Thornhill
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 12
Persons: 1 or 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 32805
Country: Scotland

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we are family of 3-Jamie Gulnur and our 6 year old daughter-moved in our house recently, trying to establish a self sufficient life style- we both are work and we need extra help would be useful on house/ garden and woodland, email us for more details



Town or City: Sutherland
All Year:
Area (ha): 2.4
Persons: up to 6
Category: Other
Host ID: 2798
Country: Scotland

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A "Natural" Building Project in the Scottish Highlands.

Hi HelpXers,

***We are not currently looking for volunteers.***

We live, together with our ten year old cocker spaniel, Kim, in a beautiful wooded glen (valley) near a village called Spinningdale about 50 miles (80 km.) north of Inverness in the northern Scottish Highlands. We have a 6 acre (2.4 hectare) former croft (a "croft" is a traditional small Highland farmstead), which we are gradually developing as a Permaculture site. We are surrounded by 1700 acres (700 hectares) of stunning natural woodland belonging to a conservation body called The Woodland Trust. We help look after the woods as Voluntary Wardens.

Jim is an environmental scientist with a particular interest in ecological design and sustainable building using natural materials.

Saddhavati is an artist and teacher whose other interests include meditation and yoga.

We are nearing completion of our "natural" home. It is a "passive solar" design b... more inside

            



Town or City: Inverness
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 60
Persons: 3
Category: Non Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 31011
Country: Scotland

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******* Help needed now for barn building!


We are starting a new family business. We recently purchased some farm land on the Black Isle and hope to set up a yurt camp site. We are looking for volunteers to help with all aspects of this.

The farm is in a stunning location overlooking the moray firth on the peninsular called the Black Isle. The farm is 150 acres of rough grazing, native woodland cliffs and shore line as well as a couple of more productive field that we hope to use for hay and possibly crops in the future. We have a small flock of Hebridean sheep, 11 ewes plus their lambs. We are new to farming so are starting small and hope to increase our flock as well as get other animals in the future such as pigs and cattle. We also have 3 horses that are used for riding but may also be used a bit on the farm for jobs such as timber extraction.

We plan to be renting out yurts by next summer (2015) so there is a lot to be done by then! There are no buildings on the ... more inside

            



Town or City: argyll
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 200
Persons: 4
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 31120
Country: Scotland

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FOR WINTER ENQUIRIES ONLY - THERE IS OFTEN VERY BAD WEATHER IN SCOTLAND IN THE WINTER... COLD/WET/MUDDY/WINDY ETC & LOOKING AFTER ANIMALS IN THIS WEATHER IS VERY TIRING & DIFFICULT.... WE LIKE TO STAY HAPPY :) :) :) & HAVE FUN, SO IF YOU THINK YOU MIGHT HAVE PROBLEMS WITH ANIMALS BEING SMELLY, OR THE MUD IN THE FIELDS WHEN IT FLOODS, OR ARE FRIGHTENED OF ANIMALS, OR IF YOU ARE NOT USED TO REALLY A LOT OF HARD EXERCISE &/ WINTER FARMING CONDITIONS, MIGHT WE RESPECTFULLY ASK YOU TO MAKE A BOOKING TO STAY WITH US IN THE SUMMER TIME?

ALSO IF YOU ARE SICK PLEASE DO NOT VISIT US, AS WE HAVE TO WORK VERY LONG HOURS IN COLD WEATHER LOOKING AFTER THE ANIMALS & WE HAVE MUCH HARDER WORK THAN YOU, BECAUSE WE GIVE THE VOLUNTEERS THE EASY JOBS, PLEASE DO NOT COME TO US IF YOU ARE SICK !!

IF YOU HAVE ANY PERSONAL STRESSES, COULD YOU POSSIBLY TRUST US WITH THIS INFORMATION SO WE KNOW BEST HOW TO SUPPORT YOU. MY LATE MOTHER WAS A SOCIAL WORKER & I HAVE DONE OVER 20 YEARS OF OCCASIONAL VOLUNT... more inside



Town or City: Fort William
All Year: Yes
Area (ha):
Persons: 4
Category: Backpacker Hostel
Host ID: 13720
Country: Scotland

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URGENT! WE ARE LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS NOW!!!

We are looking for outgoing, friendly, reliable, honest, hard working people to join our wee team. We have a variety of placements available this winter for fun, likeminded people who fancy spending some in our busy hostel which is consistently top rated on both hostelworld and hostelbookers.

Fort William Backpackers is a fun, friendly and relaxed hostel nestled on the hillside above the Outdoor capital of the UK. Our hostel is a beautiful converted mansion house and has many original features such as our cozy lounge with a real coal fire. We also have a lovely big garden with panoramic views of the surrounding lochs and glens, a large BBQ and a great outdoor fire pit. We have 38 beds and need help all year round to make sure the hostel is always nice and clean and welcoming to our guests.

Fort William is a great town for people with a thirst for adventure and boasts some of the best walking, climbing, cycling, kayaking and snowb... more inside

            



Town or City: Inverness
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 50
Persons: 6
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 7856
Country: Scotland

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We are an organic farm with six polytunnels for protected cropping, fruit and veg in fields, and sheep.
We also run an organic on-line shop and box scheme supplying families across the Highlands of Scotland.
We are part of the WWOOF organisation as a host farm and we also have horticultural students on placement from colleges.
We are flexible on working hours and there is a wide variety of things for volunteers to do. The accommodation is excellent and all food is provided.

        



Town or City: inverness
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): about 20
Persons: up to eight.
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 11648
Country: Scotland

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Hi folks check out "POWER TO THE POCOCKS"on the 24th october on BBC 2 scotland on I player for a view of the croft....{NOW ON YOU TUBE]......small family run farm in a very beautiful remote isolated highland glen surrounded by native pine forest and high mountains,we milk our cows to make butter cheese etc have pigs chickens goats ducks geese for eggs meat milk etc and we grow as much of our own veg as possible we have no mains electric so we rely on solar and wind power which we are developing all the time we also have a diesel generator, we also catch fish in the the rivers and hill lochs.For financial income we have a pony Trekking centre and offer overnight Trekking trips as well as by the hour treks, we also have a few budget accommodation cabins a pond with canoes and other small activities for visiting pony trekkers...appoligise to any one who has contacted us and not had a timely reply but our time on the internet is very slim so we do not always pick up messages very quic... more inside

            

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