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Traditional crafts vacation in Scotland

Traditional crafts vacation in Scotland

Award winning craft holidays in the Highlands of Scotland
From 895 to 1,045 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 30 Sep, 7 Oct
2018: 20 May, 18 Aug
100 off our Autumnal Retreat! (Sept 30th-Oct 7th) Join us in the Highlands for craft, gentle walking and optional morning yoga. Relax and unwind in beautiful, peaceful surroundings.
Scotland craft weekends, felt making & natural dyeing

Scotland craft weekends, felt making & natural dyeing

Traditional craft courses in the Scottish Highlands
From 150 2 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 21 Oct
Scotland traditional crafts vacation, dye to hand spin

Scotland traditional crafts vacation, dye to hand spin

Learn to dye and hand spin in the Scottish Highlands
From 895 to 1,050 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 30 Jun
Festivals of Ghana tour

Festivals of Ghana tour

See three of Ghana's most colourful traditional festivals
From 2,349 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 27 Apr
Japan tour, village traditions

Japan tour, village traditions

Rural activities and traditional crafts in central Japan
From US $3,000 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 28 Sep
2018: 17 May, 27 Sep
The enduring magic of Japan's rural traditions: late availability on our 28th of September departure!
Bulgaria traditional crafts vacation

Bulgaria traditional crafts vacation

Visit Bulgaria, land of culture, crafts and traditions
From 560 to 770 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 22 Sep
    Traditional crafts vacation in Scotland
    From
    895
    excluding flights
    Rosie worked tirelessly to make it the perfect vacation, from preparing the fleece, collecting the plants used in the dying, the dying itself, and of course, carding and spinning the wool. She and Alex made delicious, healthy meals and made sure the experience went smoothly. (more)Celia Winkler
    Going through the whole process of watching the sheep being sheared, working with the fleece, gathering plants to dye with, creating amazing colours and then using them to create my felted wall hanging. (more)Kathy Lovatt
    The experience was incredible, better than we imagined. It was magical to work with all the natural materials in such a beautiful setting. Ten out of ten. (more)Robin Lentz
    Bulgaria traditional crafts vacation
    From
    560
    excluding flights
    Excellent!!! (more)Haruyo and Neil Abramson
    The enormous warmth and helpfulness of the people we met surmounted the language barrier. (more)Rachel Ganz
    Scotland craft weekends, felt making & natural dyeing
    From
    150
    excluding flights
    Memorable parts? The location was superb with amazing views overlooking the glen. We learned fascinating traditional skills, collecting lichens and bracken fronds from the woods and making up a wide range of natural dyes, using open wood fires. We dyed fleeces and fabric, mixing our colours, which were astonishingly vibrant and ready to take on to the next step for spinning or felting. Rosie and her family were very welcoming and gave us wonderful outdoor lunches. Tips? Bring sensible... (more)Annie Hibberd
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