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

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • Adult £90.00
    Lunch included

The basics

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

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
21 October 2017 10:00 - 16:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
NT Central Box Office
Email
ticketingsupport@iristicketing.co.uk
Telephone
Call 0844 249 1895

Upcoming events

Hedge Laying Course

Sat 21 Oct 2017
10:00-16:00
An introduction to hedge laying using axes and billhooks where you will learn how to lay a Midland style hedge.

Heavy Horse Driving Course for Beginners

Sat 21 Oct 2017
10:00-16:00
The day includes an introduction to the horses, then learn how to harness your horse. Moving out to the field you will work your horse on long reins, walking behind them, giving directions and verbal instruction, as well as driving a sledge...

Pumpkin Carving at Half Term

Sat 21 Oct 2017
11:00-16:00
Create your own spooky masterpiece by carving a pumpkin at Home Farm this half term, normal farm admission applies plus minimum £2 charge for the pumpkin (prices vary dependant on the size of each pumpkin)

Nordic Walking - four week course October 2017

Sun 22 Oct 2017
10:00-11:00
Join qualified British Nordic Walking instructor Mandy Coar for an hour long Nordic walking four week course to master the basics.

Sunday Stroll - A Brief Walk in History

Sun 22 Oct 2017
11:00-12:30
Join us on a 1.2 mile parkland walk and uncover the stories at the heart of Wimpole

Wimpole's Wednesday Walk

Wed 25 Oct 2017
11:00-13:00
Join us for a different walk each week, showing off some of the best views, woodland paths and secret seats in and around Wimpole's parkland.