Charcoal making at the Green wood workshop

Saturday 10th October 9:30am - 4:30pm

Make your own charcoal!

Learn the art and science of converting low-grade wood into high-grade BBQ charcoal.  You will load, burn and shut down a kiln, grade the coal and bag it up, all in 1 day.

Tutor:  John Shepherd

Start: 9.30am tea/ introductions for 10am start.

Lunch: approx 1pm - 2pm. Please bring a packed lunch.  Hot drinks will be provided.

Finish: approx 4.30pm


The course is organised by John Waller, Underwoodsman at Bore Place and owner of the Green Wood Workshop. Full details including booking forms and course reviews please go to John's website

Make a weekend of it!

Depending on availability, we can offer B&B at Bore Place for course participants from £61 per person/night. Camping opportunities are limited; we have a hot shower and toilets, but no cooking facilities. It is essential that you contact us in advance to book either camping, or bed and breakfast. Please call 01732 463255 or email

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