Women's drystone walling

A 2 day workshop that will help you to learn the skills to create a drystone wall. Certificated via the Drystone walling institute.


Lochview Rural Training, Lairg
(For price, check with provider)

Enquire via the Lochview Rural Training website.


We are delighted to be hosting our very popular drystone walling course based over 2 days you will learn the following Course details: The course covers the basics of dry stone walling including: - Explaining the structure of walls, stripping old walls down, preparing foundations, setting up frames and use of lines, building to 21”, placing of ‘through’ bands, building to top of ‘double’, placing cope stones, description of tools and terms, DSWA Certification Scheme You will need: outdoor clothing for manual work, steel-toed boots are recommended, work gloves, hat/cap. If you have them please bring walling hammer/lump hammer, tape/rule, and your own safety goggles. Please bring lunch and drinks to keep yourselves hydrated. Please also be aware we have no toilets onsite.

About Lochview Rural Training

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Lochview Rural Training is situated in the beautiful Sutherland landscape on a working croft. We are a social enterprise with the key aim to promote, organise and deliver rural learning, training and career opportunities, improving awareness, knowledge and access to our rural landscape and to promote an understanding of the value of rural life for social wellbeing for all. We hope to provide an informal setting for you to experience a range of activities that will help to develop your skills and knowledge of all that is rural.

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You will need to travel to the course location.




  • Lots of Hands On
  • No Reading & Writing
  • Some Watching
  • Some Listening
  • Lots of Socialising

Find out more, enquire or book via the Lochview Rural Training website.