Date(s) - 08/12/2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm


Conservation & Wildlife

National Trust Community Coppicing Day at Great Wood

Need bean poles for your veg plot, or a rustic walking stick? Bring your own hand tools to learn the traditional skill of coppicing with the National Trust woodland rangers, harvest material and improve Great Wood’s wildlife habitats.
Borrowdale is shaped by woodlands its character and its human history are inexorably intertwined through centuries of management. This is an opportunity actively work in the woodland and take home produce from your endeavours.
This is a free event, normal car parking charges apply in Great Wood, National Trust Members park for free. Meet at National Trust Great Wood car park CA12 5UP, grid ref NY271222
Please bring gloves and protective clothing suitable for the weather conditions. Hand saws suitable for cutting small round hazel branches and stems. No powered tools, loppers available on site.

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