Tree guards at Braithwaite Hall

Upper Wharfedale, North Yorkshire
Protective tree-guard
Exterior of Town Head Barn, Yorkshire
The sitting room, Town Head Barn, Yorkshire
The dormitory, Town Head Barn, Yorkshire
Protective tree-guard Exterior of Town Head Barn, Yorkshire The sitting room, Town Head Barn, Yorkshire The dormitory, Town Head Barn, Yorkshire

At-a-glance details

  • Dates9 October 2020 to 11 October 2020
  • Holiday typeShort break
  • AvailabilityPlaces available
  • Activity type Coast and countryside, Construction
  • Cost£100
  • Physicality6
  • Holiday code20GSQ219
  • AccommodationTown Head Barn Bunkhouse

About Tree guards at Braithwaite Hall

Help to plant another generation of ancient trees at Braithwaite Hall.

Helps us to build tree guards at Braithwaite Hall so we can plant another generation of open-grown trees in the spectacular Yorkshire Dales.  Using wooden posts, rails and wire we will construct robust guards and plant trees on this Dales farm, where large open-grown trees are a feature of the landscape.

About the accommodation

The accommodation is located on the edge of the village of Buckden and at the foot of 702m high Buckden Pike. It is a 200-year-old converted barn with a large living room with open views up to Wharfedale into Langstrothdale. It is an ‘upside down’ building with the living room, kitchen and one bunk room on the first floor and two bunk rooms and bathroom on the ground floor. Each bunk room has two bunk beds. One is en suite, the other two share a bathroom/toilet. Town Head Bunkhouse does not have a garden next to the building but there is a National Trust picnic area with a built-in barbecue just 100 yards away.

Facilities: drying room, open fire/woodburner, washing machine, tumble dryer.

Bedding: pillows and mattress cover provided.

Notes for guests

What to bring: Warm and waterproof clothing. Footwear suitable for working on uneven terrain.

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 - 5pm on bank holidays.

Email working.holidays@nationaltrust.org.uk

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