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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

Hedgelaying - Beginners (Somerset Style)
8th November 2014 - 9th November 2014 - Luckington, Wiltshire
This course is suitable for anybody with little or no experience of hedgelaying
Flax Making Workshop
8th November 2014 - Northleach, Gloucestershire
A chance to learn the art of processing flax for spinning and weaving
Hedgelaying - Beginners (Midlands Style)
22nd November 2014 - 23rd November 2014 - Naunton, Gloucestershire
This course is suitable for anybody with little or no experience of hedgelaying
Cotswold Tile Roofing - Beginners
22nd November 2014 - 23rd November 2014 - Naunton
Learn some of the techniques and skills of traditional Cotswold tile roofing. No experience required.
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