This scything course will cover set-up, mowing technique and maintenance of the Austrian scythe. Suitable for beginners and improvers. We will give you a range of blades to try and will provide technical knowledge to allow you to scythe a variety of vegetation types easily and effectively.

What's included in the price?

Tea and coffee will be provided at break-times. All equipment is included.


2 days

Cancellation policy

Medium - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts


Danny has been working in the conservation sector for 15 years. He has a BSc in Countryside Conservation, was awarded a hedgelaying competency certificate from Hedgecraft Training and has passed his Mountain Leader Award with Mountain Training. He is fully qualified in Outdoor First Aid (level 3). He also has a bushcraft competency certificate from the Institute of Outdoor Learning. He has been teaching bushcraft and rural skills using hand tools for over 12 years. His Instagram is #indigenous_journey. He also has Lantra awards in Tractor driving, Dry Stone Walling (level 2) and NPTC awards in tree felling and Brushwood chipper operations.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Intermediate level
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There are toilets a short walk away from the course site. The walk to the toilets is steep and unpaved.

Accomodation is not provided, however, an airBnB can be booked.

No, lunch will not be provided. We invite attendees to bring a packed lunch.

Yes, you can book a single day course. If you would like to book just a single day rather than the two-day course, please message us via the 'message the tutor' button.


Glandwr, Llanveynoe, Longtown, HEREFORD, Herefordshire, HR2 0NH