Charcoal Making, Experience Day

Charcoal Making, Experience Day


Enjoy your time in a peaceful conservation area on the Norfolk Broads exploring the ins and outs of charcoal making. During this interactive and experiential session, you will have the chance to get hands-on with the charcoal making process with the opportunity to learn useful techniques and ask plenty of questions.

All wood is sustainably sourced during conservation work on Alderfen Marshes

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

You will experience:

The art and science of making charcoal
Selecting, preparing and storing wood for making charcoal
Loading and firing the charcoal retort and char kiln
Grading and bagging the finished product


Stephen Ferrey at Alderfen Marshes


Alderfen, Common Road
NR14 7AW

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Father's Day
  • Mother's Day
  • Romantic
  • Suitable for beginners


5 hours (flexible times to suit)

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