featured location: the Scottish Islands

Aug 19, 2018

Was there ever a more beautiful place to WWOOF, with rugged landscapes, changing seas and breathtaking mountain views, than the Scottish Islands?


As WWOOFers you can enjoy enriching experiences at a vast array of hosts, including large cattle farms, woodlands, social enterprises and gardens! Immerse yourself in tight-knit communities whilst experiencing life on a fifth generation family croft (#95527).

Help out on an oyster farm (#27083) or help care for seals and otters at a wildlife sanctuary (#27059).

Whether you want to learn about organic gardening and veg box schemes, permaculture or harvesting seaweed, there seems to be endless opportunities on these stunning islands.

Have a look for yourself by clicking on Central and Northern Scotland on our home page map and start arranging the trip of a lifetime now!

Opportunity: Start your own small dairy

Opportunity: Start your own small dairy

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New beginnings: first time WWOOFing in Wales

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Growing Roots in the Local Organic Farming Scene

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