At Orchard Barn we specialise in traditional and natural building courses

Book onto an Experience Day and find out more


Natural Building Experience Days20th October

Spoon Carving 20th October

Timber Frame Restoration Skills Spring 2019 COMPREHENSIVE COURSE professional craftspeople cover Lime, Earth, Breathability/Damp, Greenwood and Timber Frame knowledge and skills - essential for home-owners and professionals alike!

Introduction to using Lime Spring 2019

Introduction to Timber Framing Spring 2019

The use of Wattle and Daub continues to make a come-back. We can teach you how to source your own clay and coppiced wattle sticks, and construct environmentally sound walls from totally natural materials. Read Sarah's Blog about reinstating 600 year old daub!

Step into our award winning off-grid teaching centre and rediscover the historic pace of life - hand tools and traditional techniques are perfectly at home in our renovated 17th century timber frame barn set within an ancient orchard.

Bespoke training organised and delivered at Orchard Barn and further afield. Please ask.

View our 2018 Calender of Course dates here

Traditional carpentry skills