Learning and courses


The Wychwood Project runs lots of events from Drystone Walling courses, Learning walks, Volunteer parties, Scout movement events to Parents and Toddler groups. 

We support local interest groups such as Bird Aid, Flora Group, Walling Group, Scything Group, Hedgelaying Group, Learning Group, Swift Group; providing equipment, clothing and training if required.



Wychwood Whittling - Family fun carving, morning or afternoon session, Thursday 20th February 2020 - Witney Corn Exchange

Learn the art of whittling green wood with David Knight.  Starting with knife safety, sharpening and moving onto basic cuts and techniques this is a 2.5 hour session for adult and child designed to whet your appetite for the joys of carving and get you started.  Green wood selected from the local woodlands will be supplied, as will all the tools and safety equipment. Advice, resources and inspiration is on offer for your next steps. 

Book here for morning session 10am - 12.30am

Book here for afternoon session 1.00pm - 3.30pm

Go Wild with Wychwood - Campfire skills, two days to choose from, 15th & 16th April 2020 - Foxburrow wood, Milking Lane, Witney

Come and join us at Foxburrow Wood for a day of campfire skills.  Fire lighting without matches, feather sticks, natural tinder, charcoal making, camp cutlery whittling, nettle cord making.  Spend the day learning the basic skills you need if you wanted to survive on an adventure in the countryside. 

Book here for Wednesday 15 April 2020 session, 10am to 3pm 

Book here for Thursday16 April 2020 session, 10am to 3pm 




To book onto any of the events please contact us on info@wychwoodproject.org.uk  This will enable us to manage numbers and inform you directly of any changes.

See our Volunteering page for regular outdoor work parties that you can get involved with. If you are interested in joining a special interest group such as hedgelayers, drystone wallers and Bird Aid, see 'Our Work' page for more information or contact us on 07584 262437  or email info@wychwoodproject.org.uk