Eco Lodge Dalavich, United Kingdom

10 reviews10

Scotland home assistant

Connect with nature
9 travelers recommend this experience for reconnecting with nature
Practice English
9 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 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.
Private Room
You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.
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

For this position you would be required to walk the dogs daily, general housework and cooking, minor diy, help with heavy shopping and clean holiday lets. We in return will offer the right candidate outings to see the stunning local area we live in.

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  • Beginner English
  • Under 80 years old
  • 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
2 weeks

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Hours & Tasks


Eco Lodge


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How this experience will transform you

9 Get in touch with nature

9 Practicing English

8 Meeting locals

7 Immersing in the local culture

5 Meeting international travelers

4 Developing environmental awareness



This was my first experience using WorldPackers and it was amazing! Irene is great, always cooking nice dinners and worried about if we had enough food. Chris was really nice too. The dogs walk is the best part of the experience for sure! I cried saying goodbye to them, they're gonna be your best friend if you're the only volunteer. The only thing that the appliers should know is that you walk the dogs every day, even in your day offs, but this is not a big problem because as I said it's so good to be with them. Thank you Irene, Georgia, Chris… hope to see you again sometime.

about 1 month ago



My first volunteering and it was a great experience, I really felt very good, I would have loved to speak more English and communicate better. Irene is a great hostess, I felt very comfortable at home, she is very kind and was very patient with me, the work is not heavy at all, the schedules are met and also the days off. Malky and Hemish the dogs are lovely. The place is fantastic, the lake, the mountains seem like a place from stories. Dalavich people are very friendly. I want to thank Irene, Chris, Georgia for this great experience and a hug to Iona, my little teacher.

4 months ago



This was my first volunteering experience. Irene is like a grandmother, she has a big heart and always makes us feel at ease. The work is not difficult, but it has to be dedicated. My favorite part was walking the dogs, Malk and Himish, I will miss them so much. I loved my stay, it was an amazing month, Georgia and Cris are very friendly. Hope to be back soon. I wish you all the best! It was a pleasure to be part of the team.

4 months ago



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 ☺️

6 months 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!

9 months ago

Irene replied

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

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Hosted by Irene

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