hedgelaying course – 2 days
|date:||24-25 Nov 2018|
|overview:||A practical, hands-on course, suitable for beginners and improvers
Use our coppiced stakes and binders (cut during the coppicing course earlier in the season), and undertake an ancient hedge restoration and stock-proofing technique. An immensely satisfying and effective weekend.
|start time:||day 1: 9.30am tea/ introductions for 10am start
day 2: 10am
|lunch:||approx 1pm - 2pm
please bring a packed lunch. Hot drinks will be provided.
|finish time:||approx 4.30pm|
|cost:||£130 per person|
|cancellations:||we will provide a full refund if you cancel your place more than 14 days in advance of the course start date. Please note that we will be unable to refund your course fee or transfer you to another course if you cancel your place less than 14 days before the start of the course.|
|what to wear:||Wear sturdy shoes or boots at all times. Please also wear warm, comfortable clothes that are suitable for the current weather conditions. You will be outside for most of the course.|
|course size:||maximum of 10 participants|
|what to bring:||Although all tools and materials will be provided, please feel free to bring along your own bill hook to avoid the need for sharing. Also you might find it more comfortable to wear knee pads if you have some.|
|how to book:||Booking Form|
|location:||Courses and volunteer days are held at Bore Place, between Edenbridge and Sevenoaks, Kent. Bore Place is an environmental and educational charity on a 500 acre organic dairy farm, set in beautiful low weald countryside. Converted farm buildings and a Jacobean Manor House offer accommodation if required, with walks and local pubs to enjoy when you’re not wooding! Directions will be sent to you once you’ve booked on a course and can also be accessed from the Workshop Directions Page.|
|accommodation:||Camping facilities are available (toilet and shower) for £25 per night. Please contact Bore Place for more information.
Limited Bed and Breakfast options are also available, with prices starting from £83.40 per person. For B&B, please contact Bore Place for more information.
There are also two beautiful yurts on site - see Free Range Glamping for more information.