Want to learn more about Country Enterprise type skills and activities? Have a look at our growing diary of courses. Chose from some of the best providers of training in the UK. Bicton College is the 'premier college for the land and environment in Devon.' Plumpton College in East Sussex is famous worldwide for courses on land based skills including wine making. The Netherfield Centre for Sustainable Food and Farming in East Sussex is sited on two working organic demonstration farms.They all provide a great reason for a short break.

Some BICTON COURSES for 2008

Be a farmer for a day tbc tbc
Poultry keeping tbc tbc
Smallholding for beginners tbc tbc
Tractor Driving for beginners tbc tbc

Trailer towing (including horse boxes)

TBC tbc
Transport of livestock (new legislation) TBC tbc
Welding for beginners tbc TBC
Chainsaws: Small Tree Felling TBC TBC 
Hedgelaying TBC tbc
Beekeeping for Beginners 5 weeks tbc TBC
Beekeepers for Improvers 5 weeks tbc TBC
Right plant, right place tbc tbc
Summer beds & borders tbc tbc
Know the enemy tbc tbc
Alternative dates and group bookings can be arranged. Please contact Bicton at Farmhouse B&B nearby at Skinners Ash Farm, and Devon hotels in the directory.


Beekeeping Taster Course  TBC tbc
Survival Skills TBC  tbc
Soft Fruit and Fruit Tree Planting tbc tbc
Intensive Vinegrowing and Winemaking TBC  tbc
Chainsaw - Domestic Users TBC tbc
Calf Handling Practical  tbc tbc
Garden Design Day tbc tbc
Email East Sussex hotels in the directory.

Some NETHERFIELD Centre for Sustainable Food & Farming COURSES for 2008

Building Using Rammed Earth TBC tbc
Hedge Laying  TBC tbc
Managing a Sheep Flock tbc tbc
Bacon and Gammon Curing tbc tbc
Charcoal Burning TBC tbc
Willow Garden Structures TBC tbc
Email East Sussex hotels in the directory.