Hedge Laying Course

An introduction to hedge laying using axes and billhooks where you will learn how to lay a Midland style hedge.

  • Booking essential

The course content includes the proper use of hand tools, side up and remove unwanted branches and stems on the hedge, cut and lay the pleachers with axe and hand saw, how to stake the laid hedge, and how to bind the stakes with withies


Event ticket prices
  • Adult £90.00
    includes tea, coffee and lunch

The basics

Booking details
Call 0844 2491895
Not suitable for children
Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
Meeting point
Meet at the front of the Stable Block
What to bring and wear
Wear warm clothing and sturdy footwear. Tea, cofffee and lunch is provided at Home Farm but when hedge laying please bring a flask of tea or coffee as we will not be near any facilities


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
22 October 2016 10:00 - 16:00

Contact Info

NT Central Box Office
Call 0844 249 1895

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