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WORKSHOPS & COURSES

We offer a selection of experiences for individuals, families and groups. Join us in our outdoor and indoor workshops learning traditional country crafts and skills and create memories you can treasure forever.

We have a selection of courses each offering a unique experience, held at various locations in and around Surrey Hills and Sussex. We are continuing to add new courses on a regular basis so do visit this page regularly or sign up to receive updates via our newsletter and blog posts.

Our key locations include:

We also facilitate private parties and group bookings, click here for more information.

Willow Crafts

Willow weaving is a mindful, relaxing craft that can be used to not only make practical pieces but to create beautiful sculptures large and small. We offer a selection of morning and afternoon workshops throughout the year. 


Plant Support Workshop

Join us for a half-day or full-day, outdoor craft workshop and make a selection of plant supports including a Willow Obelisk and/or a garden Willow or Hazel Trellis you can be proud of! 


Mini-Wattle Hurdle Workshop

Join our Mini-Wattle Hurdle Workshop and learn the weaving technique used to create hurdles of all sizes!  You can use either Hazel or Willow to make your 6ft long hurdle panel.


Woodcraft Workshops

Join us for a full day or half-day Wood Craft Workshops, learn new skills and make heirlooms you can treasure!


There is something about creating art using natural, tactile materials that makes you feel at one with nature! Experience the art of decoupage onto wood using dried flowers, petals and foliage gathered locally.

Decoupage Workshop


Hedgelaying & Coppicing Training Courses

A fantastic two-day course set in a coppice in Surrey. You will learn the traditional skill of coppicing and Hedgelaying using authentic tools, learning from an award-winning hedgelayer!


Hazel Wattle Hurdle Training Course

Enjoy the experience of learning a heritage skill! Learn the art of Coppicing and making traditional Hazel Wattle Hurdles. This two-day training course is set within a woodland coppice in Surrey Hills. Learn more ..

Bushcraft Skills for Beginners

Experience a full day in our outdoor workshop learning something different! As a novice trainee, we will introduce you to basic Bushcraft skills.

Halloween Workshops

Ghouls and boys, join us if you dare for a Halloween scare… We’re calling all goblins, ghosts and creatures of the night! Dress up if you like and give us a fright! Just creep, float, crawl or hop and join us for a Halloween Workshop!

Christmas Workshops

Join us for mulled wine, mince pies and Christmas cheer! We have a wide selection of Christmas Workshops for you to choose from this year including more events coming soon!


NEW FOR 2021 – COMING SOON!

We are currently developing further training courses and workshops to bring you in 2021, these include the following:

> Tree & Plant Identification
> Mushroom Identification
> Sweet Chestnut Gate Making Courses

If you would like to inform us about a course or workshop you would like to see us offer please do make contact and let us know your thoughts! MAKE CONTACT

COVID 19 secure organisation

We would like to assure our visitors and trainees that we run COVID 19 secure events and have put together a list of procedures that we would like our visitors and staff to adhere to. Please see here for further information:  Health & Safety

Hedges & Hurdles reserves the right to alter or vary the programme due to events or circumstances beyond its reasonable control without being obliged to refund monies.

If the course is cancelled by the organiser for any reason we will contact you as soon as possible and will always endeavour to reschedule your booking for another date, however, if this is not possible a full refund will be provided.

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