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Willow Hurdles

Willow Hurdle

Duration: 1 day

Price: £85

Book with: Judith
at Small Woods Association

The Old Station
Station Road
Coalbrookdale, Telford
Shropshire
TF8 7DR

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About the Course

Using a traditional Somerset pattern you will how to make a woven willow panel to take home. The woven panels make attractive garden screens and the skills learnt will allow you to continue with future garden projects.


You will learn:

- Siting a hurdle clamp
- Selecting suitable hazel zales (uprights) and setting within the clamp
- Selecting and grading willow withies
- Building the bottom, infill and finishing weave
- Installation and maintenance techniques
- When constructed and maintained correctly willow hurdles are durable and long lasting and can be made all year round.

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What's included in the price?

Tools, equipment and refreshments are provided and participants are asked to bring their own food and appropriate foot wear and clothing. Free parking. Courses start promptly at 9.30 (feel free to arrive from 9 for refreshments).

Rustic huts on site, camping / campervan area with stocked kitchen and wash facilities and fire pit. Café on site too! Please ask us for advice on local B&Bs and hotels.

Small Woods use only experienced professionals and woodland practitioners as tutors. We have more than 20 years’ experience of delivering courses and training and a reputation for high quality teaching and professionalism.

Small Woods courses are suitable for all levels of experience and ability and we keep course numbers low. The physical nature and/or woodland location of some courses may make them difficult for people with mobility problems. We do, however, have many years’ experience in enabling all groups to attend courses and will make every effort to ensure a satisfying experience for all.



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Course Start Dates

Sunday 19th April 2020

  • Accessible by public transport
  • Accommodation offered
  • Romantic
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Suitable for stag and hen dos
  • Teen friendly
  • Weekends