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Willow Skep Making Course

12th August 2018


Saturday 12 August 9.30am to 4.00pm.

Weaving Willow Skeps (Alvearies) with Chris Park.

This is a unique Course, in which expert Chris Park will teach you how to weave a willow skep and how to cover it with cloom. During the day all aspects of beekeeping in skeps, ancient and modern will be discussed. The course cost includes all materials needed for your skep. Covering your skep with cloom is optional!

Please bring a waterproof apron and secateurs, and a bucket if you prefer to take home cloom to plaister your new skep at home.

The Course fee of £95.00 includes materials, 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