DofE Newton Stewart

Looking for a Gold DofE Residential?

If you are aged between 16 -25 and looking to complete your Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award we have a great opportunity for you!


October 15th to October 19th  2018


Minnigaff Youth Hostel, Newton Stewart, DG8 6PL

(We can pick up from Stranraer train station on the Monday and drop off on the Friday)

Meet other young people and volunteer together to help us make over our Minnigaff Youth Hostel inside and out. You can help us to design and paint inside the hostel, makeover the garden and create new information displays and activities too.  You’ll gain new skills, learn about Hostelling and have the chance to explore this unique part of Scotland. You will be provided with shared accommodation and will need to to plan and cook your meals as a group (you will be supported with doing this!)

You need to get yourself to the hostel (or Stranraer train station) and you need to contribute £40 for food costs for the week.

To apply please complete the application form on our website and email to:

Application Form