Conservation Working Holidays

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How does a conservation working holiday differ from a 'normal' holiday? 

This is an opportunity to volunteer your time and skills to help out, you pay for your travel and something towards your keep; it's also a fun way to gain new skills, make new friends. 

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Simple linage for general holidays is free for up to 50 words.  Standard linage (with the headers) is for holidays on specific dates and can include a description of up to 150 words at no cost. Any queries please contact us for more detail or advice:

Isle of Eigg Heritage Trust

Tree Nursery Weeks

Tel: 01687482402    Email:    Web:


London & West Middlesex NTV are an environmental conservation group who perform practical outdoor conservation work on National Trust properties at weekends, throughout England and Wales. Accommodation provided. Typical weekend cost: £10.

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Lundy Field Society

The Lundy Field Society sends three working groups to Lundy each year. The work is varied and sometimes quite demanding on very steep locations but is vital to the welfare of the island. Jobs include drystone wall maintenance and general tasks involving the eradication of invasive rhododendron.


Peak Park Conservation Volunteers

Throughout the year. Duke of Edinburgh Gold Residential Projects in the beautiful Peak District National Park with the Peak Park Conservation Volunteers. For more information and dates: 


Trees for Life

Our Conservation Weeks provide an opportunity for volunteers from around the world, to help protect Scotland's natural environment. You will spend a week in the beautiful Scottish Highlands, planting trees or carrying out other work help restore the ancient Caledonian Forest.

Find out more here


Volunteer Latin America

We provide affordable and worthwhile volunteer programs throughout Central and South America, as well as opportunities to learn Spanish.

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Canal Camps offer a unique opportunity to volunteer & learn new skills, whilst helping restore some of the country’s best-loved waterways. We have 35 holidays on 16 sites, offering volunteers the chance to restore a lock on the Grantham Canal or build a bridge on the Wey & Arun Canal.

Find out more: Jenny Black, 01494 783453 ext 604 or visit the website


World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF UK)

WWOOF is a network of organic farms, gardens and smallholdings offering food and accommodation in exchange for your help.  It is a great way to get your hands dirty and learn new skills by working alongside others.  You organise where and when, children are welcome at some farms by arrangement. Further information: 

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