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Workshops

We partner with the most amazing and talented people around us to bring to you the most amazing experiences. Centred around rural crafts, outdoor cooking and farming/small holders skills. You can attend as a day/night visitor or a guest holidaying with us can book or you may come to stay especially because of the activity and make more of your workshop by staying the weekend.

Small Holder Workshops

Looking to start a small-holding? Whether you are rearing animals as pets or for food, these courses are perfect for you. Led by experienced people you will learn everything from how to buy, what breeds to choose, the admin associated with keeping animals to how to look after and acre for them and all our courses are hands on and include a delicious lunch in our farm restaurant. We have barns so if the weather is bad these courses will still be able to go ahead. If you would like feel free to book a stay and fully immerse in day to day farm life before you embark on your own adventures

Bee-keeping for beginners

Chicken and Ducks for beginners

Sheep for beginners

Goats for beginners

Alpacas and Llamas for beginners

Pig Keeping for beginners

 

Rural Craft and Skills

These workshops are a unique opportunity to learn traditional rural crafts. If you love being creative and working with your hands these courses are for you. Why not make a creative weekend out of it by booking a stay here too.

Basket Weaving

Animal Felting

Wood Turning

Spoon Whittling

Pottery

Blacksmithing

 

 

 

 

 

Food and Drink Workshops

If you are a foodie, wanting to be more self sufficient or simply wanting to have the BBQ of dreams and would love learn these skills click here to find out more. All our workshops are hands on and you will leave confident with a few lush goodies to take home too.

Preserving through the seasons

Foraging

Fire Cooking

Butchery

Cider Making

Sourdough Bread Making

 

 

 

 

 

 

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