Drystone wall


11th June 2024 - 12th June 2024

Dry stone walling for beginners

A two-day weekend course for beginners learning how to restore a dry stone wall under the expert guidance of an accredited instructor.


11th June 2024 - 12th June 2024 9:15 am - 4:00 pm

Restoring a dry stone wall is a positive and relaxing experience which promotes mindfulness and boosts wellbeing in an inspirational natural environment.

Join us for a fun and informal dry stone walling course building a real dry stone wall in a stunning countryside setting. Get out in the fresh air, be next to nature, and restore an important feature that defines the British landscape.

Delivered by highly qualified craftspeople and instructors, this event spans over two days. The course is open to all abilities aged over 16 and involves the rebuilding of a dilapidated dry stone wall. During the two days you will learn the basic principles of how to strip out, prepare and restore a traditional dry stone wall to its former glory, a truly exhilarating, tangible and rewarding experience.

Stand back at the end of the session, invigorated, and admire your work, a dry stone wall that will last for hundreds of years!

The courses are run within the Chatsworth Estate and have ample parking, shelter and toilets. You will be taught by DSWA accredited instructors who are full time experienced dry stone wallers.

Be prepared, the weather can be changeable and our countryside locations are exposed.

Event details

Saturday 13 & Sunday 14 April
Saturday 4 May & Sunday 5 May
Tuesday 11 June & Wednesday 12 June

9.15am – 4pm

£200 per person

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