About Woodland Skills Centre
The Woodland Skills Centre is based in the heart of the Clwydian Range Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
We have 50 acres of woodland with permanent Forest School sites, extensive workshops and a two timber-frame Centre buildings with meeting room, resource centre, kitchen and toilet, sheepswool insulation, lime plaster, wood-burner and photo-voltaic roof making it a model of sustainable construction.
We run a range of courses in traditional crafts, bushcraft courses, family holidays and courses for youth and community groups as well as Mindfulness courses as part of our health and well-being programme.
Woodland Skills Centre is owned by Warren Woods Ltd, a community-owned, not-for-profit Social Enterprise company.
Woodland Skills Centre – what we do
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Basket Making and Willow Work (15)
Family Holidays (5)
Gift Vouchers (4)
Greenwood and Coppice Crafts (27)
Live in the Woods 2022 (6)
Social Forestry/Social Prescribing (2)
Traditional Crafts (54)
Training Courses (8)
Woodland and Countryside Management (15)
Ash Splint Basket (September 2022)£130.00
Bushcraft through the Seasons – Autumn (September 2022)£150.00
Les Barker – Live in the Woods – Saturday 20th August 2022£12.50 per ticket
Make a Bushcraft Knife (October 2022)£200.00
Make a Rustic Chair (October 2022)£180.00
Mindful Woodland Wander – Sunday 21st August 2022£15.00
What Our Customers are Saying
I just wanted to thank you once more for a fantastic day yesterday. Everyone on the course enjoyed themselves, and really appreciated every aspect of the course.
I just wanted to send you a quick email to say Thank You. We has a wonderful time at the Bushcraft Course and I just wanted to say thanks for running a great centre and doing a great course!
The Woodland Skills Centre was very much enjoyed by the group.
In fact this was the best thing the Cubs said we did during this year.
Just being able to explore a beautiful woodland, cook over an open fire, foraging, understanding more about trees and nature.
Plus they certainly really loved learning from the experts on how to use various tools , making nest boxes, willow and gypsy crafts, so thank you all for this.
Denbigh Scouts and Cubs who came on a series of visits in 2014.
I wanted to say than you once again to yourself and Alan for what has been an absolutely splendid day. I honestly can’t remember the last time I enjoyed a learning experience so much.
I’ve just arrived home and had the whole family trying out my new ‘shave horse’ in the back garden, along with lots of curious looks from the neighbors!
Everything about the Woodland Skills Centre is brilliant, from the new training block to the incredible workshop and of course the skill and knowledge of the team, it’s like an explosion of sights and sounds that keeps you thirsting for more.
I will be back, and next time I won’t be alone!
Browse Our Full Range of Courses
A full range of courses suitable for all ages and all pockets ….