You will have access to your own room in the house, use of the kitchen or shared meals with family by arrangement.
During the late Spring/Summer/early Autumn, we have an outdoor swimming pool on-site that successful volunteers are able to use at their leisure.
We have a small children's activity garden.
We are an English family of six, living in Scotland.
Our family structure is complex, with mum and 2 dads living together. We have two autonomously home educated children - one is in his second year of secondary education (13 years) and our baby in his fourth year of life, both male. We also have a young man who
You will be treated with the respect you give here. It is very rural life, but amazing. You will see the real Scotland here. In the house, you will have your own bedroom. We have a shared kitchen and bathroom here. Mostly we take turns to cook the evening meal, trying to sample food from other countries. You help yourself, within reason, to breakfast and lunch in the morning, then we sit down together for the evening meal.
We have a 50mb fibre optic internet connection that you will have access to for the duration of your stay.
There is a bus that leaves the local bus stop (15 minutes walk away) every 2 hours that goes directly to Glasgow (our nearest city, 1hr & 50 mins) or Dumfries (our nearest town, 20 mins).
Due to our remoteness, transport links are limited and mobile phone signal is poor.