Traditional English Yew longbow making

This course has past its finish date but this page will remain available until 23rd December 2017.

Duration: 2 Days

Price: £295

Run by: Tony Saunders
at Ynot coppice

07961 054 114

27 Dearden Close
Grange over Sands
Grange-Over-Sands
Cumbria
LA11 7HJ

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About the Course

Make a traditional English longbow in Yew, using only traditional tools and methods. You will learn how to craft Yew into this important historical weapon.
Set in the south lakes in an Ancient woodland nature reserve, secluded yet only minutes away from shops, pubs and hotels.
This can be a physical course, especially on day one. But you will learn how to use ancient tools and devices and create a Longbow and string, as well as shoot it at the end of the course.
You will also learn the history behind the longbow and even the wildlife that surrounds us.

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

What's included in the price?

All tools and materials are included as well as a cosy fire and sumptuous amounts of tee and coffee and snacks. All you need is lunch which can be cooked on the fire or BBq.



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Course Start Dates

Saturday 9th December 2017

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