Archipelago Folk School
Location: All over Scotland, mostly on the west coast
Craft: Boat building, blacksmithing and more
Prices: Between £1,000 and £1,500 for a week, include tuition, accommodation, food and materials
The Archipelago Folk School emerged out of a Glasgow charity, and now operates on the Isles of Mull and Iona. Its expanded programme for 2019 offers courses in everything from spoon-carving to kayak-building, and includes women-only sessions. Accommodation ranges from an eco-farm and homestays to campsites, bothies and luxury yurts.