Learn traditional lime mortar pointing

Peak District, Derbyshire
Wall renovation
Dalehead Bunkhouse, Peak District
The sitting room at Dalehead Bunkhouse, Peak District
Dormitory at Dalehead Bunkhouse, Peak District
Wall renovation Dalehead Bunkhouse, Peak District The sitting room at Dalehead Bunkhouse, Peak District Dormitory at Dalehead Bunkhouse, Peak District

At-a-glance details

  • Dates15 August 2020 to 22 August 2020
  • Holiday typeTrust
  • AvailabilityPlaces available
  • Activity type Construction, Special interest
  • Cost£190
  • Physicality7
  • Holiday code20ETQ188
  • AccommodationDalehead Bunkhouse

About Learn traditional lime mortar pointing

Learn traditional stone building maintenance with an expert stone mason.

Our experienced building team will work with you on lime pointing the Dale Head bunk house from preparation through to completion.  Learn this traditional technique whilst working in the iconic Dark Peak area of the Peak District National Park.  There may also be opportunities to see some of the other works this team carry out to maintain and repair other grit stone buildings on our property.

About the accommodation

A fully converted farmhouse situated at the western end of Edale. The bunkhouse lies at the foot of the 538m Horse Hill Tor with views of Kinder Scout. It is surrounded by working farms and a wooded garden with a stream.

Facilities: drying room, garden, open fire/woodburner, pay phone.

Bedding: Only mattress cover provided.

Notes for guests

Will involve working from covered scaffolding with lime based mortar.

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 8pm
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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