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Scotland craft weekends, felt making & natural dyeing

Come and learn traditional crafts in the Highlands of Scotland. We run Natural Dyeing and Felt-making courses from Crochail woods, which is 100 acres of managed woodland, with views across Strathglass and glen Affric with Loch Ness just down the road. A stunning area perfect for getting creative. Our craft courses are quite unique, as we try and do as much as possible outside, whether that is making traditional dyes over an open fire or working your felt, looking across at the mountains. Of course if the weather is not great we also have a large barn to work in and an Iron age style round house, to snuggle in and have our lunch around the fire. Natural Dyeing Natural dyeing is really ...Read more >
From £160 excluding flights

Scotland traditional crafts vacation, dye to hand spin

On this Scottish traditional crafts vacation, you’ll combine learning a new skill with a vacation in a beautiful location. Our Dye to Spin week is run from Crochail woods, which is 100 acres of managed woodland overlooking Strathglass and Glen Affric, 10 miles West of Loch Ness. The woods are the perfect location to start the course as we spend most of the first half of the week outdoors; watching our Shetland sheep being hand sheared, sorting and washing the fleece, picking dye plants, making natural dyes and dyeing our fleece over outdoor fires. We usually make about 7-8 dyes creating about 25-30 colours and shades. The Scottish Highlands has a long and interesting history of natural ...Read more >
From £995 excluding flights

Yoga and relaxation vacation, Scotland

Created to revitalise and relax. Combining yoga, walking, craft and stunning scenery. We take an holistic approach to relaxation, combining beautiful landscapes, alternative therapies, physical exercise, healthy locally sourced food and creative arts. "There is an entire industry devoted to the art of relaxation, but Rosie and Alex delivered this retreat in a way that completely epitomised the worth of the concept." K Edgley (The Guardian). Our relaxation retreat is based at Polmaily Steading, which lies half a mile up a track on the hill side above Drumnadrochit, on the north shore of Loch Ness. The steading has been beautifully converted inside and out, with large open living spaces, ...Read more >
From £995 excluding flights

Traditional crafts vacation in Scotland

Enjoy a creative craft vacation and learn something new in a beautiful place. Take time to learn a whole process from scratch - from Fleece to Felt, while enjoying the stunning Highland scenery around you and learning about life in the Highlands. Scotland has long been revered for its inspirational landscapes, flora and fauna which is why this week-long craft course draws inspiration from the very best of both. Meet Rosie’s small flock of Shetland sheep, which live in the woods where she lives. Watch while Alex hand-shears them and then learn how to process the fleece. Learn what makes a good fleece and how to sort and wash it. Take time in the woods foraging for dye plants and learn how to ...Read more >
From £995 excluding flights
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