River restoration at Croome

South Worcestershire, Worcestershire
View of the Chinese Bridge at Croome, Worcestershire
View of the Chinese Bridge at Croome, Worcestershire

At-a-glance details

  • Dates19 May 2019 to 25 May 2019
  • Holiday typeTrust
  • AvailabilityPlaces available
  • Activity type Coast and countryside, Special interest
  • Cost£140
  • Physicality6
  • Holiday code19ETN149
  • AccommodationCroome Campsite

About River restoration at Croome

Don a pair of waders and pull reeds from the river to restore the reflective quality of the water.

On this Working Holiday you'll be with the Ranger team, pulling out reeds from the river by hand, in order to restore the clear open water that is intended on the river here. The river is not natural - it was man-made in the 1750s as part of the design for Croome by Lancelot 'Capability' Brown, who redesigned the whole landscape, including Croome Court for the 6th Earl of Coventry. The National Trust acquired Croome in 1996 and since then we have been restoring Brown's design. We will be camping so you will need to bring your own tents and camping equipment.

About the accommodation

Tents, camper vans and caravans can be brought onto the site, but no electrical hook-up is available. A cottage on the site has a shower and two toilets, along with a kitchen (with pots, pans, crockery and cutlery provided), dining room and lounge that can be used by those staying on site. The cottage is also used by the National Trust Croome staff during office hours.

Notes for guests

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

This is a camping holiday - please bring your own tent, camper van or caravan and all bedding. You'll be camping onsite at Croome next to a cottage which has bathroom and toilet facilities, cooking facilities, a dining room and a lounge. No electrical hook up is available. Waders, gardening gloves and any tools you need will be provided. 

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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