Promotion and Training Workshops in Dry Stone Walling

Contact: John Holt 07749032680 :


Mission Statement:

Providing 'hands-on' workshops in the ancient heritage craft of Dry Stone Walling, inspiring people to engage in the natural environment.

Traditional Dry Stone Walling workshops with natural stone 

Private Commissions 

Gift vouchers available

10% Group discount on 5 + persons 

Workshop Locations:

Central London | Bedfordshire | France


    Oct Nov Dec


Mudchute Park and Farm 

Pier Street

Isle of Dogs

LondonE14 3HP

£85 per person

1st Saturday  in the month









Sat 2nd (Full)





Sat 7th (Full)






Ravensden Road


£65 Per Person

Second Saturday in the month


Sat 9th

Sat 14th 






London - Mudchute Park and Farm - ‘Hands-on’ workshops constructing Dry Stone Walls in one of the largest city farms in Europe. 

                  Bedfordshire - On-going project, 2m high, 'hands-on' experience constructing a permanent Boundary Wall. Probably the highest, freestanding DSW in the area !

     France - Rural hamlet of Boussac - near South West town of Figeac in the Lot Department, Midi Pyrénées  

Projects - retaining walls and stone steps

 These are unique opportunities to experience building with stone at different stages of construction.

             At the end of the workshops you will :-  be able to safely and confidently set out and construct a dry stone wall, steps or basic                feature - understand DSW heritage and terminology used - distinguish various stone shapes and their uses -

                                                        All our trainers are certificated by the Dry Stone Walling Association.

                                These practical, outdoor workshops are an inspiration for: DIY enthusiasts, landscape gardeners/designers, persons                                   looking for an interesting outdoor activity. Suitable for persons over the age of 16yrs.

    Practice the art and craft of Dry Stone Walling

Workshop Participants                                                                 Retaining wall to rebuild - France



                                                                                              Ha Ha under construction                                 


     London 'Hen' party group experience                Full workshop in action                              Certificates of Achievement



            Raised Flower Bed in progress                Beds boundary wall in progress                    300 yr old Olive Tree in it's own Planter                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           






(- Book Now -) see below 

Enquire direct for Group and Corporate bookings


Partner associates include:

Mudchute Park and Farm, Pier Street, London E14 3HP          https://www.mudchute.orgPhone:  020 7515 5901

Churchfield Stone Co. Ltd.  Harley Way   Oundle   Northamptonshire  PE8 5AU  01832 205004

Roots and Shoots,  Walnut Tree Walk, Kennington SE11 6DN

Phone: 020 7587 1131


For further workshop details please contact:

The Principal, John Holt BSc (Hons) 

Advanced Cert. Dry Stone Walling

Mobile 07749032680:   


London school of DSW CRB Checked DSWA Mudchute

Course Payments

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