Latest Reviews

Set in an idyllic woodland setting the Hewnwood course is a very welcoming and enjoyable course. The teaching pace is good with plenty of hands on experience. All the work is done with hand tools which makes for a very pleasant working environment and also hones those all important hand skills. Having done some green woodwork and working in engineering...
By Ben Jermy - 7 years ago
A big thankyou to Julie for a great and interesting day learning to make a basket ! Julie is a very talented teacher showing us many different techniques in a small relaxed class , with Julie's patience and guidance I have learnt so much and also have to mention the yummy cakes that Julie made for us ,,,,, Thank you
By Joanna - 7 years ago
I dont know where to start! I booked the course with Dilys in order to be able to learn how to teach some basic enamelling to my secondary age students. The amount of help, advice and support I received was incredible. Dilys went above and beyond any prior expectations that I had in mind. She was so generous and so...
By Lorraine Bennett - 7 years ago
Rob: I booked a day course with Dilys as an anniversary surprise for my partner. I'm not particularly artistic or creative, but felt that it would be a day that we would enjoy together. I was not disappointed - Dilys made us feel welcome and her enthusiasm, patience and skill ensured that we both had an enjoyable and productive day...
By Rob & Philippa - 7 years ago
A really enjoyable day, learned some great new cutting techniques and useful tips....... Caroline is inspiring and talented. I would recommend this workshop for both beginners and more the more experienced who want new ideas and inspiration. Will definitely attend another one. Thanks Caroline x
By Debra Stuart - 7 years ago
Excellent course that covers the understanding of structure, the material and construction process of traditonal timber framed buildings. Brilliant tutelage from Alan, Connor and John, with fantastic food from Mary. Excellent!!!!!
By Gary Wise - 7 years ago
I booked this course for a birthday gift for my husband and we weren't disappointed. Nigel was a perfect tutor; informative and patient. He was keen to pass on his knowledge and inspired us by talking us through his own sculptural creations. We had a wonderful day learning new processes and techniques and I'd thoroughly recommend this to any one/couple...
By Jane and Steve - 7 years ago
Hi George Thank you so much for a really super day, and an amazing end product - my husband cannot believe that I actually made the bowl myself. I have never known a day to go so quickly. Please also thank your wife for the lovely lunch. I am sure my son would like to come so will contact you...
By Dianna - 7 years ago
Hi George Just wanted to say thanks for a great days tuition (Sat 05 July), I have learnt so much! Having never turned a thing in my life I was amazed that I was able to take a finished piece home - a lovely walnut bowl, now pride of place on the coffee table! So glad I booked up for...
By Neil Harris - 7 years ago
What a fantastic couple of hours. I learnt loads, the farm and workshop were lovely and the alpacas too. Mia was a great teacher and very friendly.
By Joann Boxall - 7 years ago