Buscot and Coleshill Estates

Buscot and Coleshill Estates

Things to see and do

A child playing in the leaves

Summer Family Activities  

Come and join in the summer fun at the Buscot and Coleshill Estates every Tuesday in August.

Coleshill parkland

Walking Trails at the Buscot and Coleshill Estates 

You're spoilt for choice when it comes to finding a place to take a walk around the Buscot and Coleshill Estates.

Buscot and Coleshill Estates

History

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Get involved

Tree planting

Oxford Centre National Trust 

The Oxford Centre of the National Trust are an active and supportive group of people who fund raise and donate to various National Trust sites in the surrounding area. Click through to find out how you can get involved.

Buscot and Coleshill Estates

Learning

Child holding a small frog

Primary and secondary activities 

We've got lots of diverse learning sessions for your students to get stuck into here. If you're looking for something different, get in touch with our team and we'll help you create a tailor made programme.

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What's on

Upcoming events

An Introduction to Lime Plastering

Sat 09 Oct 2021
09:30-17:30
Led by expert tutors, this 2-day course presented by SPAB, in association with the National Trust, provides a practical introduction to traditional lime plaster and plastering techniques.

An Introduction to Letter Carving in Stone

Sun 24 Oct 2021
09:30-18:00
A practical weekend course, presented by the SPAB in association with the National Trust, introducing the art of letter cutting in stone led by award-winning carver Thomas Ball and sculptor Rory Young.

An Introduction to Lime in Building

Thu 11 Nov 2021
09:00-17:00
This one-day course, presented by SPAB in association with the National Trust, will introduce the different forms of lime available and explore its uses, such as pointing, plastering and lime washing.

An Introduction to Lime in Building & Hot Limes in Buildings

Fri 12 Nov 2021
09:00-17:00
Introduction to Lime + Hot Limes in Building course package - two workshops presented by the SPAB in association with the National Trust.

Hot Limes in Building

Fri 12 Nov 2021
09:00-17:30
This course presented by the SPAB in association with the National Trust, draws on recent research into hot limes to explore their use in building – mixes, techniques and applications.
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Our work

Tom Ball carving into clay models of the busts

Conservation Skills Centre 

Our Conservation Skills Centre based at the Home Farm is a hub for education and knowledge-sharing. With more than 1000 historic structures across 9000 acres, including in-hand forestry and river lands, we have a rich, diverse and beautiful training ground for historic building and rural skills development.

Homel Farm buildings at Coleshill, Oxfordshire

What is the Conservation Skills Centre? 

Our aim is to retain and develop conservation skills knowledge and expertise for the future. Through knowledge sharing we want to help others to protect and conserve their heritage assets and the natural environment around them.