Courses & Treatments
There are plenty of opportunities locally for learning something new and being pampered locally. From yoga to massage, bread making to foraging, and bushcraft to outdoor adventure courses:
Sourdough bread making - During in your stay here Matt can teach you to make sourdough bread, guiding you through the different stages and sending you off with a loaf and sourdough starter so you can carry on baking at home. Pre-booking is essential – contact us to arrange before your stay.
Yoga and Reflexology - www.blackmountainsbarns.co.uk
Just over the fields is a fantastic yoga barn with daytime and evening classes, as well as occasional full days of yoga and private lessons. Reflexology appointments are also available. Live music and pop-up opera events also take place here!
Yoga with Sophia Neil – regular daytime and evening classes, plus private yoga and reflexology sessions available -
Yoga with Rowena Harris (regular classes usually on Mon and Thurs evenings, plus occasional full days on Saturdays) –
Massage available with Carina Jones in Dulas, a 10 minute drive - 01981 242044 / www.massageinhereford.org.uk
Printmaking lessons at Skirrid Print Studio / www.skirridprintstudio.com
You'll find a wonderful 'Warmth and Wonder' themed print in The Barn that was created by the talented Helen at Skirrid Print Studio. Based in Longtown, Helen runs bespoke lessons for families, friends or 1:1 session.
Outdoor Adventure Courses at Longtown Outdoor Centre www.longtownoutdoorlearning.co.uk
During school holidays Longtown Outdoor Learning Centre can run bespoke family sessions and often run caving, canoeing, climbing and hill adventure day sessions for children. Usually advertised at www.facebook.com/longtownoutdoorlearning/
Foraging with Forage Fine Foods / www.foragefinefoods.com
Liz Knight creates the most wonderful blends of flavours from foraged ingredients (available to buy here from the Foraged Mini-Bar or the local shop in Longtown) - and she can runs foraging courses, and by arrangement can lead a session just for you (pre-booking is essential).
Bush Craft and Woodland Skills with Woodlands Edge / www.woodlandsedge.co.uk
Simon, based in Longtown, runs courses and private sessions (which can be on-site). From family Bush Craft/Woodland Skills Days, Forest Children’s Parties, Outdoor Cooking to Spoon Carving and Woodland Craft Workshops.
Green Woodworking and Woodcraft at Llanvihangel Crucorney / www.crucorney.wales/woodland-group
The Woodland Group of the Crucorney Environmental Group, based at a woodland at Llanvihangel Court, offer green wood-working and wood craft courses, from chair making to spoon carving.