National Stone Centre

Opening Hours
10am - 5 pm Apr - Sep
10am - 4 pm Oct - Mar


Course Types

Dry Stone Walling
Dry Stone Walling Course for Beginners
Dry Stone Walling Course for Improvers
Stone Carving
Stone Carving Course (1 Day Taster)
Stone Carving Course (2 Days)
Stone Carving Course (3 Days)
Stone Carving Restoration Course (4 Days)

General conditions for all courses: All participants are accepted on the understanding that they are fit and capable of enjoying the course. The Dry Stone Walling courses involve frequent lifting of stone. All courses are offered in good faith but small changes may have to be made after the initial advertisement.

No refund of fees will be given after the course has begun but in the event of a course having to be cancelled, a full refund will be given or alternative dates will be offered. For all courses, tools and materials will be provided.

Suitable clothing: A number of these courses are held outdoors in all but the very worst weather, and it is recommended that suitable strong shoes/boots are worn and waterproof clothing brought to the course if the weather is unsettled.

Café area: A lovely range of food and drink can be purchased from the Discovery Centre while on these courses.

Gift vouchers: are available, a perfect surprising gift for family or friends! Contact us now for more information. Vouchers are 'open date' so that firm dates can then be booked by the recipient (subject to space being available).

Prices: please check individual courses for prices.

Please contact us for more details.