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Duke of Edinburgh Award

Available to people 14 - 25 years

We are an 'Access Provider' for the Duke of Edinburgh Awards

We provide for the 'Skills' and 'Service' certificate for bronze, silver and gold


Duke of Edinburgh and Volunteer work days usually 10am - 3.00pm on Wednesdays during holidays and 10.30 - 1pm on Saturdays. Participants will learn about wild flower meadows and other conservation projects and be involved in the development of the seven experimental wild flower meadows. Please check notice board for alterations

The scheme is sponsored by the Heritage Lottery fund

From September 2009 ON Saturdays we will be running a pilot project called NatureWORKS     See projects page

Activities vary but listed below are some of the conservation work you can expect to do

August Hay making and meadow Management
September Propagation
October Seed sewing
November Tree Planting
December Coppicing



SKILLS:  CONSERVATION - this will include, conservation, meadow making and management (propagation, cultivation, use of machinery, soil management, plant identification, development of wildlife habitats, woodland management)

VOLUNTEERING: ENVIRONMENT - this will include, helping to develop and maintain a conservation area and field study centre and fund raising)

SKILLS: Art and Design with professional artist Angela Hewitt - including a unique technique in drawing, watercolours and print making