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Workshop/Course, Mon 23 - Fri 27 Sep 2019, £460-£620

Denmark Farm Conservation Centre,
Betws Bledrws,
Lampeter,
Ceredigion,
SA48 8PB

Details

Utilize the natural beauty and low impact nature of roundwood timber framing to create structures ranging from simple sheds and shelters to your own home or barn.

If you’ve always dreamed of building your own bespoke home this five day roundwood timber framing course will provide you with all the skills that you need. Under the expert tuition of craftsman Jamie Miller of Ty Pren, you will learn all the basic techniques for design and construction of your own project.

Course Programme:

Day 1. Why roundwood? a look at the woods, timber selection and grading. Stripping poles for construction.
Day 2. Framing bed and layout of frame. Marking up and position of joints.
Day 3. Work on frame.
Day 4. Bracing and Truss work.
Day 5. Finish frame and raise.

Workshop location is in a woodland in Llangybi (not at Denmark Farm Conservation Centre). Location details and meeting point will be confirmed after registration. Max 8 participants per course.

Coach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Event details

Dates Times
Mon 23 - Fri 27 Sep 2019

Prices

£460 per person (includes lunches with no accommodation)
£510 per person (includes lunches with 5 nights camping at Denmark Farm – bring your own camping gear)
£550 per person (includes lunches with 5 nights in a shared dormitory at Denmark Farm)
£620 per person (includes lunches with 5 nights in a private en-suite bedroom in the Eco Lodge at Denmark Farm)

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Address

Denmark Farm Conservation Centre,
Betws Bledrws,
Lampeter,
Ceredigion,
SA48 8PB

Location and nearby places

Directions

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Map reference: SN 586543  Lat: 52.16879 Long: -4.06894

By Car: The Grid Reference for Denmark Farm is SN586537. If you are travelling from Lampeter on the A485, take the turning left (after a stone bridge) signposted Llwyn-y-groes. Alternatively, in the hamlet of Betws Bledrws, take the minor road opposite the chapel and the telephone box.

Public Transport: Go to www.traveline-cymru.info for details.

Parking: free

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system
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