"Beautiful location. Excellent instructors" - Alan (Burford, Oxfordshire)

 

Welcome to Cotswolds Rural Skills

The Cotswolds Rural Skills website is a one stop shop for  training courses and competitions in a wide range of rural skills and crafts throughout the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. By working with local instructors, organisations, community groups and landowners we ensure that these courses are not only informative and practical but also make a noticeable and lasting contribution to the Cotswold landscape. So whether you want to try your hand at blacksmithing, stone carving, rebuild a 200 year old dry stone wall, or have a go at the ancient art of thatching, then one of these courses could be for you!  Booking online is easy just click on the course you're interested in, register and pay.

 Hedgelaying - Beginners (Somerset Style)
8th-9th February 2017
*10% OFF NOW ONLY £98*

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Upcoming Courses

Great shots on your iPhone or iPad
26th January 2017 - Cotswolds Discovery Centre, The Old Prison, Northleach
This workshop is designed to get the best out of your phone or tablet. These devices have great cameras with many advanced features, there is much to learn.
Blacksmithing Taster Day **COURSE FULL**
29th January 2017 - Tetbury, Gloucestershire
Spend a day learning about the skill of blacksmithing through practising the use of the tools and techniques used by blacksmiths.
Hedgelaying - Beginners (Midlands Style) **COURSE FULL**
4th February 2017 - 5th February 2017 - Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
This course is suitable for anybody with little or no experience of hedgelaying
Stone Carving - Beginners *1 PLACE LEFT*
4th February 2017 - 5th February 2017 - Northleach
A fantastic two day course learning the art of stone carving with expert stone carver Sebastian Rasch
Hedgelaying - Beginners (Somerset Style) *10% OFF NOW ONLY £98*
8th February 2017 - 9th February 2017 - Sopworth, Wiltshire
This course is suitable for anybody with little or no experience of hedgelaying
Introduction to Digital Photography
16th February 2017 - Cotswolds Discovery Centre, The Old Prison, Northleach
This workshop is designed for beginners wanting to understand more about photography and their digital camera, any camera type.
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