Habitat management and countryside skills

Brecon Beacons, Powys
Volunteers clearing paths on a working holiday
The exterior of Dan y Gyrn, Wales
The sitting and dining area at Dan y Gyrn Bunkhouse, Wales
A dormitory at Dan y Gyrn Bunkhouse, Wales
Volunteers clearing paths on a working holiday The exterior of Dan y Gyrn, Wales The sitting and dining area at Dan y Gyrn Bunkhouse, Wales A dormitory at Dan y Gyrn Bunkhouse, Wales

At-a-glance details

  • Dates27 July 2019 to 3 August 2019
  • Holiday typeTrust
  • AvailabilityPlaces available
  • Activity type Coast and countryside, Construction, Rural skills
  • Cost£170
  • Physicality8
  • Holiday code19KTQ191
  • AccommodationDan Y Gyrn Bunkhouse

About Habitat management and countryside skills

Learn skills that a countryside ranger needs to help manage and protect there properties.

Working from the majestic heights of the Brecon Beacons to the glorious parkland of Abergavenny and timeless woodlands, get stuck in with a range of conservation tasks, including scrub clearance, upland erosion control, footpath maintenance, painting and removal of invasive species. Some work sites are on steep hills with a 15–50-minute walk to get to them, but don’t worry, it will be worth it for the view. No experience is needed but a sense of fun is essential.

About the accommodation

Situated next to a farm at the foot of the Brecon Beacons, the bunkhouse has two dormitories and a living room, which have been recently refurbished, as well as a large kitchen. There is plenty of open space to enjoy the breathtaking views.

Notes for guests

A standard kit list can be found on our Essential Information page.

Enquire and book

Call 0344 800 3099

Opening times

Monday to Friday: 9am to 9pm
Saturday: 9am to 7pm
Sunday: 9am to 1pm
We are also open 9am to 5pm on bank holidays.

Email working.holidays@nationaltrust.org.uk

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