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Axe Workshop & Tree Interpretation


Axe Workshop & Tree Interpretation

£259.00

Course Location: Either Derbyshire, Oxfordshire, Leicestershire or East Lothian

Course Time: 13:00 Friday - 12:00 Sunday

Course Duration: 3 Days

Course size: 8 Persons Maximum

Course Age Range: 18+

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Axe Workshop & Tree Interpretation

Come and learn from us about tree identification, the language of trees, and then how to use your tools safely.

Using our many years of experience working in woodland environments, our team will work with you through this weekend on initially how to identify trees, utilising some of their unique "tricks" to open up the world of tree identification to you.

Of course, the practical aspect also includes a large amount of axe work during daylight hours. Here you will learn how to fell, limb, log up and split different woods using an axe. We also cover appropriate tool choice. We will cover the legal framework surrounding the use of sharp edged tools.

You will also learn on this course the language of trees, how they grow, how they react to environmental conditions, and then how they can be managed beneficially for the environment. All of these skills are learnt in a practical setting, there is no "death by PowerPoint" here! You will be in the woods, watching the woods, interpreting the woods, and truly connecting with the woodland environment.

Places on this course are severely restricted to ensure the quality and safety of the course information presented. We guarantee you an instructor ratio of 1-4.

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  • East Lothian- Scotland

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    Our courses in East Lothian run from Blinkbonny Wood, a 100 acre mixed canopy woodland, nestling on the edge of the Lammermuir Hills which provides easy access to hill and moor.

    Approximately 20 miles from Edinburgh and 5 miles from the historic market town of Haddington.

    It is close to Longyester, and therefore public transport to the area is easily achievable with international flights coming in to Edinburgh, as well as Edinburgh Waverley Train Station.

    The canopy is a mixed patchwork with birch, hazel and scots pine a plenty. Gorse throws in its usual colours in the year and at the woodland boundaries there are stunning views of the hills in one direction, the coast in another, and bordering farmland.

    Within our woodlands here you are likely to see Roe Deer, and we have regular sign of badger. There is also a variety of species of owl.

    We operate weekend and day courses from this woodlands and occasional longer duration courses that require access to the hill side. We also offer private courses for schools, parties, stag dos etc.


  • Oxfordshire

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    Nestling on the banks of the River Thames we have sole access to a 250 Acre Private Woodlands just outside the Village of Appleton, in Oxfordshire. With 125 Acres designated as SSSI (Site of Special Scientific Interest) there is an abundance of flora and fauna. With a mixed canopy throughout the woodlands and a mosaic of habitats this woodlands provides us with amazing resources, with Oak, Ash, Beech, Birch, Hazel, Hawthorn, Cherry, Blackthorn and more. We have resident populations of Muntjac, Roe and Fallow Deer. Plus a huge variety of other fauna with almost daily sightings of Stoat, Tawny Owl, Buzzard, Red Kite and so much more. We operate all of our courses here for individuals to book on to, including our Woodland Ways Weekend, we also offer private bookings, school bookings, stag do's and corporate events.

    Toilet facilities are available my means of composting toilets and a portaloo. There are central covered teaching area's within the woodlands comprising of timber and canvas structures.

    This wonderful wonderful woodlands is situated within 45 minutes of West London and the local train station (Oxford) is less than a 15 minute cab ride away. Please ensure when travelling to the venue you use the directions and not rely on Sat Nav in order to prevent getting lost.


This course can be purchased as an 18 month voucher, to book online choose "18 month voucher" from the options above and we will email the details over to you. Alternatively if you are purchasing this course as a gift we can post you a full colour gift presentation pack for just £4.25, just choose posted instead of emailed delivery option. Or contact us by phone to make the arrangements.

Call Us: 01234 351006 (09:30-16:30 7 Days) / 07843 064114 (Out of hours)

We’re happy to take course bookings and payments over the phone. Simply give us a call and we’ll place the booking for you before emailing through confirmation. Alternatively, drop us an email at info@woodland-ways.co.uk and we’ll call you back.

If your course booking is for a gift, no problem, just let us know at the time of booking and we’ll email you a personalised gift certificate or 18-month voucher to print at home. Or, for a small supplement, we’ll print out a gift pack and pop it in the post for you.