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SAT 1 NOV

Hedge Laying Course

Wimpole Estate - National Trust, Royston

Run by: Wimpole Estate - National Trust

An introduction to hedge laying using axes and billhooks where you will learn how to lay a Midland style hedge.

clock09:30–16:00

Suitable for 18+

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The course content includes the proper use of hand tools, side up and remove unwanted branches and stems on the hedge, cut and lay the pleachers with axe and hand saw, how to stake the laid hedge, and how to bind the stakes with withies.

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Cost

Adult £90.00.

Information about this activity is provided by Culture24

Venue

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Wimpole Estate - National Trust

Old Wimpole Road, Arrington, Royston, SG8 0BW

About this location

Mrs Elsie Bambridge, daughter of Rudyard Kipling, bequeathed Wimpole Estate in Cambridgeshire, including the Grade I Show more… listed landscaped parkland, to the National Trust in 1976.

Wimpole had a succession of owners from Lord Harley (1711-1740) to the Earls of Hardwicke (1740-1894) and Viscount's Clifden, before being bought by Elsie Bambridge in 1930's and has a roll-call of celebrated architects and landscape designers who have worked on it, each contributing their own layer to its varied history.
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Mrs Elsie Bambridge, daughter of Rudyard Kipling, bequeathed Wimpole Estate in Cambridgeshire, including the Grade I listed landscaped parkland, to the National Trust in 1976.

Wimpole had a succession of owners from Lord Harley (1711-1740) to the Earls of Hardwicke (1740-1894) and Viscount's Clifden, before being bought by Elsie Bambridge in 1930's and has a roll-call of celebrated architects and landscape designers who have worked on it, each contributing their own layer to its varied history.

Contact

This activity is organised and run by Wimpole Estate - National Trust.

Please register in advance.

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