Have a Go: Scything

Enjoy a hands on tools day. We will be using traditional scythes to cut winter grass at our heritage orchard to improve its health and habitat for wildlife.

  • Booking advisable
  • Free event

Enjoy a hands on tools day. We will be using traditional scythes to cut winter grass at our heritage orchard to improve its health and habitat for wildlife.

Maximum 6 adults. Other tasks suitable for children 8 years plus. Bring outdoor clothing and packed lunch. Meet at Kearney Village car park. Booking Advisable

Contact 028 4278 7769

10am–1pm

No Charge Donations Welcome

The basics

Booking details
Call 028 4278 7769
Suitability
Other tasks suitable for children 8 years plus.
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Meet at Kearney Village car park.
What to bring and wear
Bring outdoor clothing and packed lunch.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
20 April 2019 10:00 - 13:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Ranger Team
Email
mountstewart@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 028 4278 7769

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Have a Go: Scything

Sat 20 Apr 2019
10:00-13:00
Enjoy a hands on tools day. We will be using traditional scythes to cut winter grass at our heritage orchard to improve its health and habitat for wildlife.

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