Category: Countryside

  • A traditional hedge

    How to plan a wildlife hedge

    January 8, 2020
    Wildlife hedges are planted mainly for their wildlife value. Their use in controlling stock or people is not necessarily important.…
  • Signposts, gate and stile in a dry stone wall

    Why improve access?

    November 21, 2017
    The network of around 130,000 miles of public rights of way in the UK, is one of the country's greatest…
  • A dry stone wall in the Peak District

    Dry stone walls – why build and look after them

    October 6, 2017
    We have lost more than 5,000 miles of dry stone walls in England and Wales since 1947, mainly due to…
  • How to build a fence

    September 19, 2017
    Fences are sometimes used to protect newly planted trees or to enclose areas which need to regenerate. They control access…
  • How to improve access in the countryside

    September 19, 2017
    Access work makes it easier for people to get around in areas of open space or countryside. It includes building…
  • How to build or repair a dry stone wall

    August 15, 2017
    Learn the art of dry stone walling... Building with dry stone is one of the earliest skills developed by humans. Dry…