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Charcoal making course Warminster Wiltshire


Duration: One day (9.30am to 4.00pm)

Price: £55

Run by: Peter Codd
at Explore The Great Outdoors.

Office Address
The Old Workshop Brimslade Farm
Marlborough
Wiltshire
SN84NG

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About the Course

This one day charcoal making course is one of our most popular courses and will run from our Warminster site from 9.30am to 4pm.
The course fee is £55 per person.

This course is well suited for small woodland owners, community woodland groups and conservation groups or anybody interested in low-volume charcoal production.
The course will cover the following:
• The history of charcoal making
• Health safety
• Making charcoal using a small traditional Ring Kiln
• Making charcoal using 45 gallon oil drums
• Making Biochar using 45 gallon oil drums
• Bagging up the charcoal
• Marketing and selling charcoal

The kettle is always on for a hot drink. We will also provide crusty bread and homemade vegetable soup for lunch.
You will need to bring sturdy shoes or boots and wear suitable clothing for working outdoors.

Please note this course will run from our Warminster site.

‘Pete is a great instructor, very knowledgeable and passionate. He came to a site that the project I work for was working on as part of a heritage skills training course for landowners. He was very professional and we got loads of great feedback.’ Jake Dunsmore Living Landscape.

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?

All tools and materials are provided and no previous experience necessary.

The kettle is always on for hot drinks, which we will provide along with cakes and biscuits. Don't forget to bring a packed lunch.



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Pete is a great instructor, very knowledgeable and passionate. He came to a site that the project I work for was working on as part of a heritage skills training course for landowners. He was very professional and we got loads of great feedback.

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Course Start Dates

Saturday 31st August 2019

  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Weekends

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