Here is a list of providers of training and courses that we have either had good experiences working with, or have had good recommendations about from others. Our local agents are adding to this list all the time. You can display the topic you want, or suppliers in your local region by clicking on the vertical bar on the right-hand side.
This firm has offered professional instruction in green woodwork since 1985.
Midlands, Online Sales
Tel: 01531 640005
Buschcraft skills: outdoor cooking, greenwood carving, tracking & basketry.
The Timbers, Hook Park Rd, Warsash
Tel: 0781 720 2755
Certified Woodland management and practical courses on coppicing and crafts offered from CAT's new woodland 'Coed y Gwern' and at the visitor centre in Machynlleth.
Tel: 01654 705981
Phil offers high quality chainsaw training, with courses tailored to fit individual needs. We are a small business and pride ourselves in a offering a personal and friendly service. If you have any questions about chainsaw training, don't hesitate to ring! Phil has twice won the British Chainsaw Championship and seven times the Welsh Treefelling Championship -so IF YOU WANT THE BEST, THEN TRAIN WITH THE BEST!
Tyn y Graig
Betws Gwerfil Goch
Tel: 01490 460611
Cumbria Woodlands is dedicated to the productive management of woodland in Cumbria. We give free advice on managing woodland, help woodland businesses, offer skills training and encourage the use of wood as a fuel. We also advise on funding to help you achieve your objectives.
Lower Mill House , Staveley Mill Yard
Tel: 01539 822140
Training in traditional woodland crafts and bushcraft, conservation management and planting.
8 Ledston Luck Villas, Kippax
Tel: 0113 2863701
Our friendly, experienced team offers basic, intermediate and advanced woodcraft, country and outdoor skills courses, based in 128 acres of private woodland in the beautiful surroundings of the famous Usk and Wye valleys of Monmouthshire. Our woodland site is purpose-built and maintained to accommodate the varying needs of our participating groups. Our aim is to transfer knowledge and skills in all aspects of country/woodland life in a friendly but structured manner through a programme of activities pre-selected and agreed before your arrival. We will design a course to suit each individual party and we invite you to accept our learning and “hands on” challenges at your individual skill level and to develop further through the outdoor experiences provided.
The Studio, Garden City Way
Grampus Heritage and Training Ltd is a non-profit making organisation based in the North West of England. Training projects in culture, heritage, archaeology and the environment including woodlands and forestry.
Tel: 016973 21516
Lakeland Permaculture offer help, advice, training and contracting on permaculture, woodland and forestry works, dry stone walling, estate management and rural crafts.
Coppice training at Ravenshill woodland reserve, a 50 acre privately owned nature reserve. Phil Hopkinson gives management advice to woodland owners, supplies woodland products and creates garden structures. Full public liability and indemnity.
Tel: 01684 574865
Plumpton offers full and part-time courses, but also short courses on chainsaw use and woodland management.
Ditchling Road, Plumpton
Tel: 01273 890454
Kitchen pharmacy, hedgrow medicine courses with Rowan McOnegal, medical herbalist.
Castle Orchard, Putley
Tel: 01531 670075
Lantra Award Approved Instructor NPTC approved assessor providing:- Chainsaw Maintenance courses Felling small/medium tree courses Climbing and Aerial rescue courses Advanced climbing courses Specialist rigging courses Stump grinding/chipping courses
Pound House, Sandy Lane
Tel: 01825 890370
Specialist college for forestry and arboriculture - they run some good safety and chainsaw courses. Both full time and part time courses are offered.
Tel: 01962 776441
Various health and safety courses available and one of the best forestry departments at a University in the UK, the School of Environment and Natural Resources. See the website for details and to enquire about courses.
School of Agriculture & Forest Sciences
Tel: 01248 382281
Courses on various topics of woodland management for small woodland owners
289 London Rd, Horndean
Tel: 02392 596720
Advice, information, education, training, training facilities, outreach visits and research & development in all aspects of timber use, woodland management and woodland conservation.
Online Sales, South-east
Woodland Enterprise Centre, Hastings Road
Tel: 01580 879552