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Coppice camp 2020

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About the Course

Coppice camp is an annual gathering to help restore an ancient coppice woodland.

This years coppice camp will be held at May Hill in the Forest of Dean. You are invited to lend a hand and help restore a precious woodland eco-system.

This will be a fun and sociable weekend, in the beautiful woodlands of the Huntley Estate. Meet new people, join the campaign to save coppice woodlands and learn the craft of coppice management using traditional tools and techniques, as well as getting a taster into some coppice crafts and green woodworking.

Evenings can be spent getting cosy around the log burner or fire, sharing music, stories and crafts.

Camping and hot meals provided.

This event is subsidised by the Small Woods Association. – further subsidies are available on request contact us for more details.

If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Your course fee includes tuition, tools and equipment, materials, refreshments throughout the day, and lunch unless otherwise specified. All courses start promptly at 9.30 am (feel free to arrive from 9 for refreshments)

All information about accommodation is available through the Shropshire tourism websites. You may be able to book online with some hotels.

We also have basic on-site accommodation. Limited camping and space for camper vans are also available to course participants, available only on request.

With more than 30 years experience of delivering courses and training, Small Woods courses have gained a reputation for high quality teaching and professionalism. Most courses take place at the well-equipped Green Wood Centre in Coalbrookdale, Telford. We have a range of indoor and outdoor teaching areas that provide a range of versatile spaces for our diverse range of courses.

We work in partnership with approved external providers to deliver courses across the UK. We expect all courses to meet the high standards that have been established over many years and to use only experienced professionals and woodland practitioners as tutors.

Small Woods strives to ensure the best quality learning experience by keeping course numbers low. Our courses, unless otherwise specified, are suitable for all levels of experience and ability. We have many years experience in enabling all groups to attend courses and will make every effort to ensure a satisfying experience for all.

We try and encourage car sharing and the use of public transport for participants on our courses. Please contact us if you need a lift or you are willing to offer a lift to someone else who is travelling here and the direction that you will be travelling. We can also offer to lifts to and from the train station. Please contact us if this is of interest to you.

Contact

Small Woods at Small Woods Association
May Hill
Forest of Dean
Gloucestershire
GL17 0NP
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Suitable for

  • Accommodation offered
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Hen dos
  • Parking provided
  • Public transport
  • Residential
  • Romantic
  • Stag dos
  • Suitable for beginners
  • UK Holiday

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Price:

£100

Duration:

4 Days


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