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Straw Skep Making Course

29th July 2018


Sunday 29 July 9.30am to 4.00pm

Making straw skeps with Chris Park

This one day Course will provide you with expert instruction in making a classic straw skep.  During the day all aspects of beekeeping in skeps, ancient and modern will be discussed, as you make about one third of your straw skep.  You will take away the lipwork skills, materials and tools needed to finish your skep at home.

Please bring a waterproof apron and scissors.

The Course cost of £95.00 includes all materials and tools needed to weave your straw skep. Included also are refreshments, lunch, and VAT.  

Venue: The Yew Tree Inn, Peterstow, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, HR9 6JZ


  • Nature
  • Workshop


01989 769454

O/S Ref: SO 5924


Set in glorious Herefordshire countryside Ross is the perfect base for a visit to the area. Within easy reach are the Forest of Dean, Wye Valley and Symonds Yat, Goodrich Castle, Tintern Abbey, the Malverns, and several large centres such as Cheltenham, Hereford 

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  • Ross-on-Wye



Ross-on-Wye is a small market town in the south of Herefordshire offering excellent places to stay, eat and shop. Set in beautiful countryside it’s a great place for fresh air, walking and canoeing.

Attraction in or near Ross-on-Wye