Beginners’ Courses

Cumbria Branch normally runs four weekend training courses for beginners each year.  

The courses teach the basic techniques of drystone walling and include two practical sessions.

INFORMATION ON 2022 COURSES

12-13 March Beginners’ Weekend Course 1
DSWA Crooklands Training Site (Saturday) and on a field wall in South Lakeland (Sunday)
Co-ordinator: Paul Cliffin

 

23-24 April Beginners’ Weekend Course 2
DSWA Crooklands Training Site (Saturday) and on a field wall in South Lakeland (Sunday)
Co-ordinator: Paul Cliffin

 

21-22 May Beginners’ Weekend Course 3
DSWA Crooklands Training Site (Saturday) and on a field wall in South Lakeland (Sunday)
Co-ordinator: Paul Cliffin

17-18 September Beginners’ Weekend Course 4
DSWA Crooklands Training Site (Saturday) and on a field wall in South Lakeland (Sunday)
Co-ordinator: Paul Cliffin

 

15-16 October Beginners’ Weekend Course 5
DSWA Crooklands Training Site (Saturday) and on a field wall in South Lakeland (Sunday)
Co-ordinator: Paul Cliffin


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Courses are usually run at the DSWA Training Ground, Crooklands, and at Troutbeck Bridge, on the shore of  Windermere.

The cost for the weekend  includes an invitation to join branch members at a members practice meeting.

For further information and to book a place, contact the acting course co-ordinator,

Paul Cliffin

email  :~paul.cliffin@btinternet.com

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