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Dry Stone Walling Competition

The Cotwolds Conservation Board holds an annual dry stone walling competition in partnership with the Cotswolds branch of the Dry Stone Walling Association of Great Britain. Winners in each class receive prize money and a trophy and 2nd and 3rd places receive prize money. The competition is free to enter and has the following classes:

  • Professional
  • Amateur/ Part-time Professional
  • Novice
  • Beginners Pairs

2016 date and venue to be announced soon

Please check for updates.

2015 Dry Stone Walling Competition 
Competition sadly cancelled due to low competitor turnout

Cotswolds Conservation Board is holding the 2015 annual dry stone walling competition at the Whitehill Quarry, Burford on Sunday 20th September 2015  from 8.30am - 4.30pm

Competitors will repair an average of 2 metres of wall each and will have the chance to win the top prize of £120.

All competitors completing their section of wall but not receiving a trophy or prize money will receive £10 for finishing.

Spectators are very welcome and refreshments will be available throughout the day. 

Registration documents

To register for this years competition download the registration form and rules and regulations below

Download the Registation form >

Download the Rules and Regulations >

Please return the completed form no later than Tuesday 16th September 2015 to david.molloy@cotswoldsaonb.org.uk or by post to:

David Molloy 
Cotswolds Conservation Board
GL54 3JH

Tel: 01451 862000  Fax:  01451 862001

Contact us

For more information please contact David Molloy our Rural Skills Officer on 01451 862002. david.molloy@cotswoldsaonb.org.uk