COME ON A COURSE

An important part of our work is to hunt out inspiring stories about how to make natural landscapes work better.

And, throughout the year, we run a busy programme and courses and events, which are open to all.

These range from skill-based courses like woodworking and gate-making, to more ecological themes like bird watching and flower identification.

Come on a Course

An important part of our work is to hunt out inspiring stories about how to make natural landscapes work better.

And, throughout the year, we run a busy programme and courses and events, which are open to all.

These range from skill-based courses like woodworking and gate-making, to more ecological themes like bird watching and flower identification.


  • January 26, 2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Come and work alongside professional coppice workers. Learn how to restore a coppice woodland and how to add value with green woodcrafts. Coppice management Greenwood craft workshops Charcoal making Refreshments Bean pole and pea stick sale This day is free and open to all.  Booking is essential, for further information contact richardthomason@smallwoods.org.uk (more…)

Event Phone: 01952 432769


  • February 14, 2019
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This course is designed to equip woodland owners to take control of deer management within their woods. Course cost: £100 Understanding landscape scale management, the role a stalker can play in cull collaboration. Understanding levels of accreditation for deer managers and the minimum appropriate to activity, minimum levels of competency, proving competency, seeking references. Key (more…)


  • March 1, 2019
    10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Pruning is often considered a mysterious art and something difficult to master, as a subject it is very hard to learn from a book so whilst we look at the theory we will get hands on with some real pruning of young trees as well as discuss the management of ancient fruit trees. Led by (more…)

Event Phone: 01952 432769


  • March 14, 2019
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

A course suitable for woodland owners and managers who need to undertake controlled deer management.  The course will provide details on how to gather and assess the level of impact and how to implement and monitor control measures. The course will cover: Identifying a deer presence. Types of damage and the different effects on woodland. (more…)


  • March 29, 2019
    10:00 am - 3:30 pm

We will look at all the considerations in creating a new orchard, including fruit tree selection, roostocks, spacing, planting, aftercare, shaping and formative pruning of very young trees. Led by Wade Muggleton Includes a tour of Wade’s orchard as featured on BBC Gardeners World Lunch provided, please bring stout footwear and suitable clothing. (more…)


  • April 26, 2019
    10:00 am - 3:30 pm

We will look at the value of traditional orchards for wildlife of all kinds.  With the current emphasis on pollinators we will look at the role of blossom and its pollination and how we might all be able to do something to contribute.  Includes a farm walk in the afternoon.  Led by Wade Muggleton Lunch (more…)

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For more information about what we do or to enquire about our products events and courses, call us on

01299 488083

or email us: info@wyreclt.org.uk

St Georges Farm
Tanners Hill
Bewdley
DY12 2LS