Hedge-laying to competition standardWest Dorset, Dorset
- Dates8 November 2019 to 15 November 2019
- Holiday typeTrust
- AvailabilityLimited places
- Activity type Coast and countryside, Rural skills
- Holiday code19ATZ261
- AccommodationStone Barrow Bunkhouse (formerly Golden Cap)
About Hedge-laying to competition standardLearn 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 week of hedge-laying and learn the skills behind this rural craft under the expert guidance of our award-winning rangers. By the end of the holiday you too could be up to competition standard.
About the accommodation
Offering peace and tranquillity in a unique location. 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. 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.
Notes for guests
A standard kit list can be found on our Essential Information page.
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