Charcoal and coppicing

Grasmere and Great Langdale, Cumbria
Charcoal burning
Acland Bunkhouse, High Wray, Cumbria
The communal area at Acland, High Wray, Cumbria
A dormitory at Acland, High Wray, Cumbria
Charcoal burning Acland Bunkhouse, High Wray, Cumbria The communal area at Acland, High Wray, Cumbria A dormitory at Acland, High Wray, Cumbria

At-a-glance details

  • Dates12 October 2019 to 19 October 2019
  • Holiday typeTrust
  • AvailabilityPlaces available
  • Activity type Rural skills, Special interest
  • Cost£235
  • Physicality7
  • Holiday code19JTC242
  • AccommodationHigh Wray Acland Bunkhouse

About Charcoal and coppicing

Join local rangers in hazel coppicing and small-scale charcoal production.

Learn techniques for coppicing hazel, building protective cages and producing charcoal. For this small-scale charcoal production you will use a gasifier burner and also learn how to make char cloth and other charcoal products. Full training and equipment will be provided. No previous experience is necessary, just a good level of fitness and a willingness to learn new skills

About the accommodation

Located in its own peaceful wooded grounds above Lake Windermere with great fell views. The bunkhouse consists of two single-storey cabin-style constructions: the Longland and the Acland. The Longland is made up of three buildings with a large common room with log burner and separate blocks for the dormitories and shower block. The Acland is a self-contained single building. There are large private grounds with a fire pit and barbecue areas.

Notes for guests

A standard kit list can be found on our Essential Information page. 

Enquire and book

Call 0344 800 3099

Opening times

Monday to Friday: 9am to 9pm
Saturday: 9am to 7pm
Sunday: 9am to 1pm
We are also open 9am to 5pm on bank holidays.

Email working.holidays@nationaltrust.org.uk

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