"Beautiful location. Excellent instructors" - Alan (Burford, Oxfordshire)

 

Woodland Coppicing - COURSE FULL

23rd February 2013 | Limpley Stoke, Bath
| £49
Course Provider: Cotswold Conservation Board
Spend a weekend in the picturesque semi-natural ancient woodland of 'Heartwood' learning the skills and techniques of woodland coppicing. This course is suitable for those with little or no experience of woodland coppicing.

Course Description

 An introductory 1 day coppicing course, covering basic theory and providing hands-on practical experience, including tree identification and coppice produce session. 

Lunches provided around an open fire or around the cob oven if the weather is wild. 

The sessions are set at the Heartwood Project in an ancient semi-natural woodland , within the Cotswolds AONB, near Bath, Somerset.

The Instructors

In 2010 Adam and Karen set up the Heartwood Project, a community based scheme established to educate people about sustainable living and woodland life. With a keen interest in green woodworking from a young age, Adam has many years experience in this field and as well as running Green Woodworking and Charcoal Making courses for the Board, Adam and Karen also lead local volunteer groups on woodland coppicing tasks in Heartwood.

What to Bring

Please bring to the course;

- strong footwear

- old clothes that you don't mind getting dirty

- a drink

- gloves (optional)

What we provide

We will provide;

- lunch

- all tools and materials for the course

- gloves

What Others have said about Heartwood

"Brilliant day, thanks very much, totally inspiring" - Sarah (Somerset)

"Inspiring, life changing, liberating" - James (Bath)

"Wonderful, magical day, this place should be on prescription!" - Suzanne (Somerset)