Hedge laying training weekend with Martin Hales

From 9.30 until 16.00

At Hurstans, Sollers Hope, HR1 4RW by kind permission of Fiona and Chips Fyshe

This very practical course allows you to learn and practice the traditional craft of hedge laying using hand tools to produce a stock proof, environmentally friendly and sustainable field boundary. 

Martin Hales has many years’ experience in environmental training and woodland management including running successful hedge laying courses at Holme Lacy College.

Course Content also includes:

History of hedge laying                                                  Hand tools and their safe use

Hedge laying styles and ongoing maintenance         Staking and finishing off

Cost £140 per person

  1. Reserve your place with Herefordshire Rural Hub bookings@herefordshireruralhub.co.uk

or telephone 01432 353465

indicating which method of payment (cheque or BACS) you are using


  1. Your place will only be confirmed by the Hub when you have made payment by one of the following methods
  • cheque made payable to R A D Fyshe, Hurstans, Sollers Hope, HR1 4RW
  • BACS to 15-99-00 26849850     Acct name R A D Fyshe  Bank is C Hoare & Co


Bring your own packed lunch and drinks on both days

Wear suitable clothing and boots for outdoor work ie in a hedgerow on a muddy field. 

All tools needed will be supplied – but please bring any handsaws, billhooks, light axes, or thorn proof thick gloves that you are used to using and have been kept in good condition. 

This course is kindly being offered to Herefordshire Meadows members and is organised and insured through Fiona Fyshe and Martin Hales

other queries to Caroline Hanks, Herefordshire Meadows caroline.hanks@farming4wildlife.co.uk   07779 080940 www.herefordshiremeadows.org.uk