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If building cycle tracks is not your scene, why not try one of these working holiday alternatives?

The British Trust for Conservation Volunteers is Britain's largest conservation charity and organises a wide range of working holidays throughout England, Wales and Scotland as well as overseas. Activities typically include path building, dry stone walling, coastal erosion protection and inland waterways conservation. More exciting activities such as ancient rice terrace restoration in China or wolf tracking in Poland are also available. Accommodation ranges from village hall floors ...

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