Community Coppicing Day at Great Wood

Contact

Organizer: National Trust Borrowdale and Buttermere Valleys

Name: Keswick

Phone: 017687 74649

Email: northlakes@nationaltrust.org.uk

Website: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/borrowdale

Address

Cumbria
Keswick
CA12

Price Notes

Free, normal car parking charges apply, National Trust members park for free

Direction

Take jct 40 from the M6 onto the A66 from Penrith to Keswick.

Details

Need bean poles for your veg plot, or a rustic walking stick? Bring your own hand tools to learn the traditional skill of coppicing, harvest material and improve Great Wood's wildlife habitats.

Borrowdale is shaped by woodlands its character and its human history are intertwined through centuries of management. This is an opportunity actively work in the woodland and take home produce from your endeavours.

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.

Event Details

Start Date End Date Times
08/12/2019 08/12/2019 10am-2pm