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Hedgelaying and Dry-Stone Walling Competitions

The Cotswolds Conservation Board holds two annual competitions:

The competitions are free to enter and have a range of classes based on skills and experience.


Last year's 2015 competitions took place on the following dates

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Thanks to the support of the Princes Trust, the cutting money for the 2015 Junior, Novice and Beginners class was been increased to £25 per competitor. The hope is that this will help attract new hedgelayers to this traditional craft.

More information

For further information about each of the competitions use the quick links below

Dry Stone Walling Competition > 

The North Cotswolds Hedgelaying Competition > 

Contact us

Alternatively you can contact our Rural Skills Officer on 01451 862002  info@cotswoldsaonb.org.uk