Handmade by you in Wernog Wood

'The chair making course was a complete detox from a life over-burdened with electronics and mechanical tricks that ‘save’ us the bother, and true joy of hand crafting something as simple as a chair. There are easier and cheaper ways of adding a chair to the household inventory but most definitely none so satisfying'.

We are developing an array of traditional and contemporary craft courses, instructed by practicing artists and crafts people. Courses will be tailored for beginners as well as those with experience.

See 2019 courses below


Ranging from single day to week-long courses, you will learn your new skill within our charming woodland workshop, or at the jewellers bench.  There will be options for one to one tuition, small groups, or larger groups of up to eight people.


If you are staying for more than one day, we offer simple camping in our wildflower meadow... but watch this space as (subject to relevant permissions) we aim to develop a range of quirky accommodation to round off your woodland experience.

Courses planned for 2019 include greenwood chair making, timber frame building and jewellery. Based on popular demand, future courses may include painting, photography, wood carving, ceramics, upholstery, woodland crafts and many more.  

Please take a moment to tell us which courses interest you by taking part in this short survey. Or if you are interested in teaching a course, please get in touch.


Make a Windsor chair using

traditional green woodworking techniques


A change of pace, fresh air, breath taking scenery and a beautiful chair, handmade by you…

Taught by Ben Willis

Introduction to mortice and tenon timber frame building techniques

A collective learning experience to construct a traditional timber framed building full of character

Taught by Adrian, Joe & Fred Farey

Introduction to making

contemporary silver jewellery


A hands on and practical  approach to designing and making a unique piece of jewellery

Taught by Claire Acworth

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Wernog Wood

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