"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.

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Upcoming Courses

Woodland Coppicing
14th January 2017 - Coberley, Gloucestershire
Suitable for anybody with little or no experience of coppicing.
Hedgelaying - Beginners (Midlands Style)
4th February 2017 - 5th February 2017 - Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
This course is suitable for anybody with little or no experience of hedgelaying
Hedgelaying - Beginners (Somerset Style)
8th February 2017 - 9th February 2017 - Sopworth, Wiltshire
This course is suitable for anybody with little or no experience of hedgelaying
Woodland Coppicing
18th February 2017 - Coberley, Gloucestershire
Suitable for anybody with little or no experience of coppicing.
Hedgelaying - Beginners (Midlands Style)
25th February 2017 - 26th February 2017 - Fosse Cross, Gloucestershire
This course is suitable for anybody with little or no experience of hedgelaying
Hedgelaying - Beginners (Midlands Style)
11th March 2017 - 12th March 2017 - Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
This course is suitable for anybody with little or no experience of hedgelaying
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