Spring into action

Dinefwr Park and Dolucothi Goldmines, Carmarthenshire
Volunteer clearing scrub on a working holiday
The sitting area at Dinefwr Bunkhouse, Wales
The dormitory at Dinefwr Bunkhouse, Wales
Volunteer clearing scrub on a working holiday The sitting area at Dinefwr Bunkhouse, Wales The dormitory at Dinefwr Bunkhouse, Wales

At-a-glance details

  • Dates5 April 2019 to 12 April 2019
  • Holiday typeTrust
  • AvailabilityPlaces available
  • Activity type Coast and countryside
  • Cost£170
  • Physicality7
  • Holiday code19KTP127
  • AccommodationDinefwr Bunkhouse

About Spring into action

Spend a week helping the rangers get the properties around Carmarthenshire ready for the new season.

Variety, it is said, is the spice of life and variety is the core of this holiday. You could find yourself doing anything from path and step repair to painting a fence, clearing vegetation or clearing out old store rooms. You will spend most of your time between the upland estate of Dolaucothi, with its Roman goldmine, and Dinefwr Park, an 800-acre National Nature Reserve with a stunning deer park at its heart. 

About the accommodation

Dinefwr Bunkhouse forms part of a courtyard adjoining Newton House of the Dinefwr Park Estate. The combined living area and kitchen are homely and sociable, with large sofas and a wood-burning stove. Bedroom accommodation is in dormitories with 3 to 8 single beds each and modern, newly refurbished shower rooms. There are fantastic views over the seventeenth-century deer park from the patio which is reached from doors off the living area and has wooden bench seating and a barbecue. The old kitchen for Newton House is situated below, and the basecamp would once have been used for servants’ accommodation.

Notes for guests

Please bring gardening gloves.

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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