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Budget crafting retreats in a country house in rural Hertfordshire

Budget crafting breaks in rural Hertfordshire. Sewing, knitting, papercraft, cardmaking, scrapbook

Duration: 2 days

Price: £220

Contact: Linda Gransby at Memories and Photos

35 Russell Way
Leighton Buzzard

Course Start Dates

Due to the uncertainty caused by COVID-19/Coronavirus, please contact the course organiser before finalising plans to attend this course.
Friday 30th October 2020
Monday 30th November 2020

About the Course

Crafting breaks in a country house in rural Hertfordshire.

This is a workshop style weekend where you bring your own papercrafting, scrapbooking or knitting, wool/needlecraft projects with you, with no formal classes.

Close to road and rail links, with 22 acres of beautiful grounds.

Do you never have time to craft and need some 'me time' to relax and get some of those unfinished projects done?

This break is for you.... Hosted by me, Linda, passionate crafter and owner of Memories and Photos.

* Large table for each delegate, plenty of room to scrapbook, knit, sew, stick & cut....whatever your craft is...
* Full board included, delicious home cooked food
* Twin and single ensuite rooms
* Unlimited tea, coffee, fruit teas, plus homemade cake and biscuits
* Uninterrupted crafting time, 24 hour craft room (if you choose!)
* Friendly atmosphere
* Onsite paper craft shop
* Free Wifi
* Close to M1, M25, Railway station (10 mins) and Luton Airport (20 mins)

Book your place with just a £50 deposit

Pay the balance by Direct debit in equal monthly instalments, or pay the full balance 8 weeks before..

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Its just £220 per person sharing a twin room with a friend, or pay £45 extra for a single room.

This is an all-inclusive price for the whole weekend, your ensuite bedroom, food, free wifi, personal crafting space in the conference room, and access to 22 acres of grounds to walk in.

Food includes:
Friday: Evening dinner
Saturday: Continental breakfast, lunch and dinner
Sunday: Continental breakfast and sunday lunch
Refreshments: Unlimited tea, coffee, hot chocolate, cake and biscuits
The chef can cater to all dietary requirements and the venue holds a 5 star rating for hygiene.
Disabled access, and adapted bedrooms are available.

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  • Residential
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Weekends
  • Wheelchair friendly

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