BSO Try Your Hand At Dry Stone Walling


Have a go a Dry Stone Walling

Suitability: Minimum age 14yrs, under 16s must be accompanied by and adult

Strewn across the peak district, it's impossible to step outside of your front door without remarking on the beauty and ingenuity of dry stones walls.

The dry stone wall is a signature feature of the UK's national park landscapes.

In this session you'll learn the ropes of the ancient craft of dry stone walling and discover the simplicity and creativity of constructing walls using only locally available rock.


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Meeting times and logistics

Please head to the SofA desk 5 minutes before the start of your course

Course info card Description
Provided By Peak District National Park Authority
Student / Instructor Ratio 10:1
Location Thornbridge Outdoors
Min age None

General advice

  • The School of Adventure is run by the Alpkit Foundation and all courses are with qualified instructors.
  • To participate in School of Adventure activities you must have a valid Big Shakeout weekend ticket.
  • Any orders for activities without a Big Shakeout weekend ticket may be cancelled and refunded.
  • Course times indicate the time you will be leaving from your meeting point to returning to it.
  • Your instructor will require you to sign a participation form before your activity commences. Children under 18 must get their form signed by their accompanying parent or guardian.
  • For courses offsite you will have to provide your own transport.
  • Courses will start without you if you are late.
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