When your boss wants you to relocate to the country

Have you spent 2017 staring listlessly from your office window, daydreaming about being able to relocate to the country, a remote Scottish isle or an English seaside town?

Imagine your office view overlooking rolling green hills and let Progressive Travel Recruitment help you find a travel role that offers you the flexibility to hang your hat wherever you can find an Internet connection.

It’s not often you get to relocate to the country and work from home, but with the right travel job, you could be based literally anywhere, provided you’re ‘connected’ with the rest of the world.

Progressive Travel Recruitment work with many travel businesses that offer flexible working situations and are always on the look-out for new travel talent. They could help you to find your dream role whilst working from your location of choice.

Here are our top picks to relocate to the country and work from wherever – with an 80Mb fibre-optic broadband speed of course!

  • Isle of Skye, Scotland – One of the most popular and picturesque areas of Scotland, the Isle of Skye is situated of the West Coast and is renowned for its beautiful mountain ranges, captivating history and dramatic coastline.
  • Port Eynon – Located in the remote south-western corner of the Gower Peninsula, Port Eynon is truly a place to escape the rat-race. This seaside village is very small, with a number of little shops, a pub and a restaurant. It is close to the popular beach resort of Port Eynon Bay which is noted as an area of outstanding natural beauty.
  • Alresford, England – Alresford is a charming Georgian town of pastel-washed houses, riverside walks and unique boutiques and as it’s only a 15-minute drive from Hampshire’s bustling city of Winchester, you won’t feel too far removed from civilisation.
  • Bampton, England – If you’ve dreamt of living in the picture-perfect villages of Downton Abbey, then Bampton could be the location for you. Used for filming all the ‘village’ scenes in the popular show, Bampton is a quintessential Cotswolds hamlet, proud of its market square, creamy stone cottages, excellent butcher, good schools and great selection of pubs.
  • Banchory, Scotland – Located within travelling distance of the Cairngorms National Park and the stunning Northern Coastline, Banchory is the perfect place to immerse yourself in the beautiful Scottish countryside. It’s the perfect location for those looking for adventure, offering wild waterfall walks, winter sports and climbing.
  • St David’s, Wales – Technically classed as a city due to its beautiful cathedral, St David’s is, in reality, a small Welsh village known for its beauty and abundance of local wildlife. The village is surrounded by a number of stunning beaches, perfect for those with a passion for surfing or fishing.
  • Kirkby Lonsdale, England – A famously picturesque Cumbrian market town, renowned for its photogenic charm, Kirkby Lonsdale is snugly situated between the idyllic Lake District and the rugged Yorkshire Dales. The town itself is comprised of winding narrow lanes and a mix of elegant 18th century buildings and stone cottages.
  • Chagford, England – Located on the North-East edge of Dartmoor National Park, Chagford is an ideal location to explore Devon’s dramatic scenery. The small market town is a haven for artists and home to a number of festivals including; Chagford Film Festival, Chagword literary festival and the summer’s Chagstock Music Festival.
  • Pittenweem, Scotland – Pittenweem is one of the most active fishing ports in Fife and every morning locals flock to the historical harbour as the boats return and the daily fish market takes place. Famous for its beautiful Dutch architecture, the village has an abundance of Scottish seaside charm.
  • Dedham, England – The beautiful village of Dedham is located on the south bank of the River Stour and is lined with a number of beautiful Georgian and timber-framed houses. The village is lined with cafés, pubs, independent boutiques and restaurants.