Learn how to build a dry stone wall at Kate Humble's farm Humble by Nature in Monmouth South Wales
Learn how to build a dry stone wall at Kate Humble's farm Humble by Nature in Monmouth South Wales Learn how to build a dry stone wall at Kate Humble's farm Humble by Nature in Monmouth South Wales Learn how to build a dry stone wall at Kate Humble's farm Humble by Nature in Monmouth South Wales

Course Agenda

10:00
Arrive and welcome
Enjoy a cup of tea or coffee before heading outdoors to get started
10:15
Time to get started outside
Ken will talk you through the principles of dry stone walling before showing you how to get hands on building a wall
13:00
Lunch
Dry stone walling is hungry work and you'll enjoy a hearty lunch to keep you going
14:00
Back outside
Ken will show you how to pack and finish a wall before you have a go yourself
16:00
Course closes
Finish the day by admiring your handiwork with a well earnt cup of tea or coffee and slice of cake.

Dry Stone Walling: 1 day Introduction

Date
Spaces
Cost
 
Saturday 23rd Sep 2017
Last few
£105.00

Get to grips with the basics of dry stone walling in this one-day course.

Dry stone walling is an ancient and beautiful art. Ken will talk you through the principles of dry stone walling and how the walls are built, from foundations to finishing. Then you'll have a go at building and packing one of your own.

There's a satisfying feeling that comes with learning a new skill and this day with Ken will certainly leave you feeling pleased. We know that Ken's teaching style combined with hands-on practical experience will inspire many walls to come.

If you would like to learn about dry stone walling in more depth, take a look at our two-day course.

To make sure you get plenty of hands-on experience we have strictly limited the number of spaces on this course.

Learn Dry Stone Walling at Humble by Nature Kate Humble's farm in South Wales

Learn how to master the ancient technique of Dry Stone Walling in this two-day course.

What to bring and other essential info

This is a one-day course which will cover the basics of how to build a stone wall. 

 

We will provide all the equipment required for this course but you will need to bring heavy weight gardening gloves to protect your hands and steel toe cap boots. This course is outdoors please check the weather for NP25 and dress appropriately.

 

Dry Stone Walling is physically demanding and not suitable if you are pregnant or have back problems.

Reviews & Tweets about this course

Thank you for a really great and enjoyable course. Ken was a great instructor and all the participants appreciated the effort he put into teaching us the rudiments/complexities of this long established rural skill.

Philip
 

Wonderful guidance on building a wall.

Sue
 

An excellent, enjoyable couple of days. Very patient instructor and good food.

Andy
 

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