Starts 10am. Ends 4pm. 10am-4pm every day for 4 days.
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In this 4-day intensive introduction to drystone walling you will learn how to repair and build field walls and drystone garden features. This is an introductory course for those wishing to learn the basics of drystone walling and be able to safely build drystone walls and features at home.
This course is suitable for anyone aged 14 or over. Please contact us for information if you have a physical disability which would affect your ability to use hand tools or lift and carry stone.
You will learn how to:
- Select and grade stone
- Select and use drystone walling tools safely
- Build drystone wall foundations
- Set up A-frames and level lines
- Learn how to pin stones and ensure correct break jointing and hearting
- Set coping stones
Alongside a level 4 drystone walling qualification, you will receive core skills qualifications in Problem-Solving and Working with Others at level 4 – great for your CV!