Traditional hedge-laying

Peak District, Derbyshire
National Trust ranger hedge-laying
Dalehead Bunkhouse, Peak District
The sitting room at Dalehead Bunkhouse, Peak District
Dormitory at Dalehead Bunkhouse, Peak District
National Trust ranger hedge-laying Dalehead Bunkhouse, Peak District The sitting room at Dalehead Bunkhouse, Peak District Dormitory at Dalehead Bunkhouse, Peak District

At-a-glance details

  • Dates1 November 2019 to 3 November 2019
  • Holiday typeShort break
  • AvailabilityPlaces available
  • Activity type Coast and countryside, Rural skills
  • Cost£100
  • Physicality8
  • Holiday code19ESZ255
  • AccommodationDalehead Bunkhouse

About Traditional hedge-laying

Learn the traditional skill of hedge-laying with experienced rangers.

Come and learn the traditional skill of hedge-laying in the Snake and Derwent Valleys and help look after these crucial wildlife corridors. You will use traditional hand tools under the guidance of National Trust rangers. No previous experience is needed but be prepared for variable weather and rough terrain which can make the work physically demanding.

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. 

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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