Beginners’ Courses

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

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



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



The cost for the weekend is now £90.00 and includes an invitation to join branch members at a members’ practice meeting.

The four courses & dates scheduled for 2020  and confirmed at the Planning Meeting in October 2019 are:-

14 – 15 March             : 9 – 11 May         

19 – 20  September   :   10 – 11  October

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

01229 776813    or     07771 767498

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