Residential holidays,

Isle of Carna September 2020

Each 3 night course £550 pp all inclusive*, see below for details

During September 2020 we are offering two unique, three-night residential, all-inclusive stays on the Isle of Carna, Loch Sunart. Rural Conservation skills delivered by Wilderculture and an Art painting holiday in beautiful and inspiring surroundings.

Wildercarna includes morning and afternoon practical outdoor learning sessions combined with indoor sessions in our barn conversion classroom with Wilderculture Co founder and lead trainer Caroline Grindrod and Carna Conservation Initiative co founder Andy Jackson .

**Book the full week and combine your commitment to working against climate change with your passion for art. **

WilderCarna 12th – 15th September 2020

WilderCarna working party. Here we will be staying on Carna and spending part of each day working on regeneration projects leaving enough time for exploration, snorkelling or just relaxing!

We will be identifying specific areas of work nearer the time but all skills are welcome. This residential is also an introduction to the groundbreaking Wilderculture and wildercarna projects with regenerative agriculture consultant and co-founder Caroline Grindrod and Carna Conservation Initiative co-founder and Director Andy Jackson.

With a morning and afternoon practical teaching session these few days provide a brilliant opportunity to learn about the foundation of wilderculture and how it can help you improve your land, making it more resilient, productive and profitable. This short break is an ideal introduction for conservation workers, volunteers or indeed anyone with an interest or involvement with land management from town gardens to large estate management.

No previous knowledge or experience is necessary except for a love of nature and the outdoors.

All you need are good all-weather outdoor clothes and wellies or walking boots.

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Art holiday 15th – 18th September 2020

We are very pleased to be able to invite you to join us on this 3-night art holiday.

Staying in private room in one of the comfortable cottages with amazing views across and along the shore where frequent visitors are otters, seals and eagles soaring overhead.

There can be nowhere more inspirational than the isle of Carna.

An art holiday on the Isle of Carna is suitable for all abilities, we have an indoor studio and a large conservatory with hill and lochside views as well as amazing views from both cottages.

With everything provided all you have to do is concentrate on your art in the peace and inspirational space provided.

We welcome all abilities, levels and whatever medium(s) you prefer. In previous years we have had beginners to professionals staying and mosy have returned again and again.

Please bring your own paints, paper etc we will provide field easels, paint boards, masking tape, absorbent cloths. We can also buy in materials at cost price for your arrival if required.

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Please do note that places are on a first-come basis as numbers are very limited. We may be able to offer mainland accommodation if demand is high.

2nd person sharing £450 participating, £400 non participating. Non residents welcome £350 – both courses.

All inclusive includes the following;

Private Charter boat transfers to and from the island, all meals and refreshments. Breakfast, morning tea/coffee with homemade cake or biscuit, lunch, afternoon tea, 2-course dinner with a glass of wine, beer or soft drink. Tea or coffee. Tea and coffee are freely available all day, or even during the night for those who don’t sleep too well. Mainland off-road parking in our car park at our base at Laga Bay.

All inclusive excludes; Travel to mainland base at Laga Bay, PH364JW is not included.