Handmade hazel baskets displayed

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Split Hazel Basketry

Location: Queenswood Country Park & Arboretum, Queenswood Country Park & Arboretum, Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6 0PY
Fully booked
Learn the techniques for making a traditional split-hazel frame basket, known as a 'swallow basket' due to its similarity to a swallows nest.

Event details

Meeting point

Visitors Centre


10:00 to 16:00
A static map of Split Hazel Basketry

About the event

 Over the day you will prepare all of the components, straight from rods of hazel, with a minimum of tools, before assembling then into a basket of your own creating. Booking:  




Know before you go


No dogs permitted


People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Wheelchair access

Wheelchair users please contact organiser in advance

Contact us

Contact number: 01432 530088