Hedge-laying taster

West Dorset, Dorset
Hedge-laying at Golden Cap, Dorset
The exterior of Stone Barrow, Dorset
The sitting room at Stone Barrow, Dorset
A bunkroom at Stone Barrow, Dorset
Hedge-laying at Golden Cap, Dorset The exterior of Stone Barrow, Dorset The sitting room at Stone Barrow, Dorset A bunkroom at Stone Barrow, Dorset

At-a-glance details

  • Dates22 November 2019 to 24 November 2019
  • Holiday typeShort break
  • AvailabilityPlaces available
  • Activity type Coast and countryside, Rural skills
  • Cost£100
  • Physicality7
  • Holiday code19ASZ270
  • AccommodationStone Barrow Bunkhouse (formerly Golden Cap)

About Hedge-laying taster

Learn the art of hedge-laying with instruction from award-winning rangers.

Hedge-laying is an ancient rural skill that has been used to preserve Dorset hedgerows for centuries. Come and join us for a weekend of hedge-laying to get a taster of how to do it and learn the basic skills behind this rural craft under the expert guidance of our award-winning rangers.

About the accommodation

Offering peace and tranquillity in a unique location. The basic accommodation has two bedrooms with bunk beds, lounge, dining room, kitchen and bathroom. There is a garden area with picnic benches and a barbecue. Situated in an elevated position on Stonebarrow Hill with magnificent views overlooking Lyme Bay and across to Golden Cap and Chesil Beach. As part of the Golden Cap Estate it offers access to over 25 miles of footpaths including the South West Coast Path. 

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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