Traditional hedge-layingPeak District, Derbyshire
- Dates30 October 2020 to 1 November 2020
- Holiday typeShort break
- AvailabilityNo longer available
- Activity type Coast and countryside, Rural skills
- Holiday code20ESZ233
- AccommodationDalehead Bunkhouse
About Traditional hedge-layingLearn 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.
Facilities: drying room, garden, open fire/woodburner, pay phone.
Bedding: Only mattress cover provided.
Notes for guests
There may be some walking to site and the weather in the Peak District is unpredictable.
A standard kit list can be found on our Essential Information page.