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Eco Lodge Dalavich, United Kingdom

7 reviews7

Help us with daily tasks and enjoy nature in the UK!

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This host has received 9 applications recently. We recommend you apply for other positions too.
Connect with nature
6 travelers recommend this experience for reconnecting with nature
Practice English
6 travelers recommend this host to practice English
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.
Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
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What you get


Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Pick Up
We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.
Language lessons
Take free language classes at our place.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

You will be helping with daily housework, gardening, small DIY jobs and looking after the animals. You will help 5 days per week and for 5 hours, having 2 days off together usually.

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  • Intermediate English
  • Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or pairs)

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
3 weeks

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Eco Lodge


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How this experience will transform you

6 Get in touch with nature

6 Practicing English

5 Meeting locals

4 Immersing in the local culture

3 Developing environmental awareness

3 Meeting international travelers



I don’t even know what to say, what a wonderful place, I had a great long time there and I can say it’s my second home now.
Everyone so welcoming and lovely, I made good friends.
The job isn’t hard, just can’t say that about the bunk beds 😂.
Thank you Irene, Georgia, and Chris for everything, I’ll miss u all mainly Hamish and Malk 🥰.
I’m certainly coming back, hopefully very soon.
I wish you all the bests, thank you ☺️

9 days ago



Dalavich is beautiful and the people are very friendly. The work is not difficult and the cities around it are charming. I thank everyone for the teachings and patience with me and you can be sure I will never forget this experience that entered the best moments of my life. I will miss everyone and the lovely dogs. God bless them!

3 months ago

Irene replied

Thank you Marianna
The dogs will miss you also. Hopefully you can come back again. Welcome



My second time at Mrs. Irene home. It was a great pleasure to be there again. We get along great, just like I got along with her right handman, Chris.
About the work it's something simple: cleaning cabins and changing some sheets. It starts at 10am and goes until 1:30pm~2pm. After that we got lunch time and get back to some laps with her dogs.
The beginning is difficult as usual as we have the time difference which affects me badly.
A PS for people that never heard about scottish people: don't be late, do your duty and try to understand their accent.
Dalavich is my second home.

10 months ago



This was my first volunteer experience and it was just wonderful. Irene is an amazing person, friendly, respectful and welcoming. She made me feel at home. Irene's friends are so nice and sociable too. The work isn't hard and walk the dogs is just perfect if you enjoy nature... There are a lot of beautiful paths nearby, you can easily see the falls or the loch. I highly recommend this experience. Thanks for eveything Irene, Georgia and Lauren, I really appreciate the time that I've spend with you. And a special kiss to Iona, one of the most lovely kids I've ever met <3

about 2 years ago



Irene is an incredible host and she makes you feel at home from the second you arrive. The work isn’t hard nor time consuming, so it gives you plenty of free time to go out on hikes with Malky and Hamish (two lovely dogs). You’re able to travel to Oban by bus and from there you can take the ferrie to any of the islands. This was my first experience as a volunteer, and it was excellent. Everyone in the village is so friendly and are always willing to help out or just have a chat with you. Thank you SO MUCH Irene, Georgia, Lauren and everyone I got to know in Dalavich for an amazing experience!

over 2 years ago

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