Slash and burn

Snowdonia and Llyn, Conwy
Volunteers burning vegetation on a working holiday
The exterior of Hendre Isaf, Wales
The sitting area at Hendre Isaf, Wales
The bunk room at Hendre Isaf, Wales
Volunteers burning vegetation on a working holiday The exterior of Hendre Isaf, Wales The sitting area at Hendre Isaf, Wales The bunk room at Hendre Isaf, Wales

At-a-glance details

  • Dates6 October 2019 to 12 October 2019
  • Holiday typeTrust
  • AvailabilityPlaces available
  • Activity type Coast and countryside
  • Cost£160
  • Physicality6
  • Holiday code19KTP238
  • AccommodationHendre Isaf Bunkhouse

About Slash and burn

Clearing and bonfires galore as you help the rangers to improve habitats for wildlife.

Spend a couple of days on to the Ysbyty Estate carrying out a variety of woodland tasks to improve habitats for wildlife, from woodland clearance and brashing to thinning out newly planted plots. Then head off to the Meirionnydd properties, where we'll be cutting and burning gorse to improve grassland habitats on some of the National Trust's most scenic properties.

About the accommodation

Set in a peaceful part of Snowdonia, this 400-year-old converted barn sleeps 17 in two dormitories over two floors. The stone and slate construction has retained much of its original charm and there is also a barbecue area and picnic table to enjoy the location on the Ysbyty Estate.

Notes for guests

Steel toe-capped boots and gardening gloves recommended and please bring appropriate outdoor/work clothing bearing in mind we will have bonfires.

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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