Scything

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Scything for Beginners

Location:
Learn the traditional techniques of scything in this one day beginners course.

Event details

Date

Time
09:30am - 3:30pm
A static map of Scything for Beginners

About the event

The art of scything dates back hundreds of years and is still a very valid form of land management used today. This course will discuss the reasons why we scythe and the best places that it can be done.

Tutor details

Mark Allery has taught these specialist skills for years and enjoys getting people started. He covers safety, tool maintenance and of course, the practical technique of scything.

Mark has all the tools needed to teach on the day. He also sells equipment should you wish to continue scything in future.

Booking

Price/donation

members 335, non-members £47

Suitable for

Adults

Know before you go

What to bring

Please wear trousers and sturdy boots (steel toed if possible).

Parking information

free parking is available.

Facilities

Toilets
Picnic area
Disabled toilet

Contact us

Adult Learning Team
Contact number: 01372379523