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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, 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.

Upcoming Courses

Dry Stone Walling - Beginners
30th May 2015 - 31st May 2015 - Broadway Tower, Worcestershire
Spend a weekend in the glorious Cotswolds landscape rebuilding a historic dry stone wall.
LANTRA Accredited Level 1 (Initial) Dry-stone Walling Course
8th June 2015 - 15th June 2015 - Northleach, Gloucestershire
Accredited Dry-stone walling course suitable for those who have attended a Beginners course or have some experience of dry-stone walling.
Cotswold Tile Roofing - Beginners
9th June 2015 - 10th June 2015 - Naunton
Learn some of the techniques and skills of traditional Cotswold tile roofing. No experience required.
Dry Stone Walling - Beginners
13th June 2015 - 14th June 2015 - Cotswold Farm Park
Spend a weekend in the glorious Cotswolds landscape rebuilding a historic dry stone wall.
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