Walking the woods

Colby Woodland Garden, Pembrokeshire
Woodland path at Colby Woodland Garden
Little Craig Y Borion, Pembrokeshire
Woodland path at Colby Woodland Garden Little Craig Y Borion, Pembrokeshire

At-a-glance details

  • Dates6 June 2020 to 13 June 2020
  • Holiday typeHand picked
  • AvailabilityNo longer available
  • Activity type Coast and countryside, Construction, Gardening
  • Cost£200
  • Physicality8
  • Holiday code20KHW153
  • AccommodationLittle Craig Y Borion Farmhouse

About Walking the woods

Help to keep our woodland walks open for everyone.

Join the team at Colby in Wst Wales to help keep the 20km of footpaths across the estate and open to visitors, by clearing encroaching branches and scrub, and replacing worn out steps. You’ll work alongside staff and volunteers to open up the estate to visitors and give wildlife a boost, and then tidy up any debris and maintain the footpath network. You’ll be helping us to show off the beauty of Colby by keeping the woodland looking wonderful.

Colby is a haven for flora and fauna and has a wide range of habitats that include grassland, ponds and woodland, so keep your eyes peeled for voles, frogs, toads and more while you’re helping out. The various areas also mean that there will be a wide range of other estate and garden tasks available to keep things interesting. You’ll stay at the heart of the estate in a farmhouse surrounded by woodland and meadows that dates back 200 years, so when you get some time to yourself you can just chill out or even take a slow stroll to the beach at Amroth, only 30 minutes away through lush green woodland.

About the accommodation

Little Craig-y-Borion Farm sits at the heart of the 900-acre Colby Estate. The farmhouse dates back at least 200 years and is an old stone and lime-mortar building restored and refurbished in 2015. Accommodation is in three twin bedrooms.Heated by wood burners and solar panels with a newly replanted orchard and kitchen garden in the making, it sits in a beautiful location far from the road and surrounded by woodland and meadows. There is a large network of woodland paths right on the doorstep and the beach at Amroth is a 30-minute walk away through lovely woodland.

Facilities: garden, open fire/woodburner, washing machine, tumble dryer.

Bedding: all bedding/linen provided.

Notes for guests

What to bring: Tough boots and robust outdoor clothing advised.

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 8pm

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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