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Dry Stone Walling for Beginners

Rutland Water, Rutland

Run by: Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust

Dry Stone Walling is an ancient countryside skill that is still popular today because the walls, when built properly, can stand for decades!


Suitable for 14+

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Dry Stone Walling

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Come and learn how to build or repair your own in the beautiful setting that is Rutland Water Nature Reserve.

This two day course will give you the basic principles of the craft of stone wall building or repair and give you an understanding of the construction of a field wall. John Shone of Rutland Willows will be your instructor, a professional dry stone waller with many years of teaching.


Activities are not organised by the BBC unless stated otherwise. Neither is the BBC responsible for the accuracy of the information provided. If you are under 18, ask your parent/guardian before taking part in any activity.



Information about this activity is provided by The Wildlife Trusts


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Rutland Water

Rutland Water Nature Reserve, Egleton, Rutland, Rutland, LE15 8BP


This activity is organised and run by Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust.

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