Heritage Skills 2019: Introduction to Dry Stone Walling

Location: Hay Bridge. Postcode for Hay Bridge Nature Reserve: LA12 8JG

Join master stone-mason, Mike Thwaites, for an informative introduction to the skilled art of dry stone walling

Meal breaks: Please bring a packed lunch and a flask.

What to wear: Stout boots and warm, waterproof clothes.

Directions: The grid reference for the meeting place is SD 330 862 (7478) This is on the lane from Bouth towards Hay Bridge Nature Reserve, Low Hay Bridge, Ulverston LA12 8JG.

From the A590, turn at Haverthwaite crossroads towards Bouth. After 1/4 mile, turn left onto 'The Causeway'. On reaching Bouth village, turn right at the White Hart pub. After 1/2 mile, the road goes sharp left, but take the lane straight on, marked Hay Bridge. Drive 300m and park next to the first cattle grid.

Age Limit: Courses are designed for 18years and over. If you are under 18, please contact us on rusland.horizons@lakedistrict.gov.uk to discuss other opportunities.


It is your instructor's responsibility to ensure your safety. In the event of exceptionally poor or dangerous weather conditions the course may need to be cancelled.

Please note that we are unable to offer refunds for any part of a course altered at short notice because of the weather.

Please contact Rebecca at rebecca.oaks@btinternet.com or your instructor if you have any questions.

Concessions: Course Fees – Concessions we are not offering concessions this year but if you would like to attend and the cost is prohibitive please do contact us via email to rusland.horizons@lakedistrict.gov.uk to see if we can help.

Cancellation: In order to receive a full refund, you must notify us 30 days of the course start date that you are unable to attend.

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Rusland Horizons was a Landscape Partnership funded by the National Heritage Lottery Fund until July 2019. It is now being delivered by The Rusland Horizons Trust Limited. Company No. 2133450; Charity No. 519410; Registered Office: Bleacott Farm, Witherslack, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria LA11 6RZ.