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Dry Stone Walling Training (1st sunday of the month)
Monthly Event - First Sunday of every month: 9:45 AM to 4:00 PM (BST)
Meet Local Dry Stonewalling Expert at Brendon Two Gates (see view map below.)
There is then an approximately 2km (45mins) walk to the stream side worksite at Hoccombe Water, one of the most beautiful and remote sites on Exmoor. In bad weather the work site may be changed to get more shelter. In this event you may have to drive a short distance (5-10 minutes) to get to the new site.
Suitable for sensible 10 year olds and over. (under 18's with a parent or guardian)
You will need to bring
- Sturdy footwear (preferably steel toecaps).
- Gardening clothes including a waterproof and a warm layer.
- Packed Lunch and drink.
- Sunscreen and waterproofs!!!!
Meet at Brendon two Gates on the B3223 between Simonsbath and Lynton arrive a 0945 for a 1000 leave. View Map. the day should finish by 4pm but will be flexable depending on weather and other factors.
This is a lottery funded course that lasts for one year, you do not need to attend all the sessions but you can dip in and out as you please. However to get the most benefit it would be best if you attended regularly.
Please note booking finishes 5 days before the event and may be canceled if too few people are booked on, any monies paid will be refunded if this is the case but we take no responsibility for any other costs incurred.
Exmoor Volunteer, Training Session
Exmoor training events are free to all active Exmoor Volunteers. Most are also free to CMA members although in some cases where an external trainer is being used there may be a charge. If you don't qualify on either count you can still come be paying the appropriate fee normally around £5 however some courses such as first aid will be more. (see individual event page for more details)
By attending any sessions you agree to abide by the Volunteers Code of Conduct