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image for Arts & Crafts Event item typeBow Making Workshop at Castell Henllys Iron Age Fort

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Workshop/Course, Sat 1 - Sun 2 Sep 2018, £60

Arts & Crafts Event

Arts & Crafts Event


Bow Crafting Workshop - Come and learn the fine and primal art of crafting a bow with the Wild Earth Project. Learn how to make a flat/long hunting bow of around 20-25lbs. This is the crudest form of bow, which is the easiest and quickest to make. This skill would have vital for those who found themselves in dire circumstances on the battlefield! Johnny will give a full axe and draw knife safety lecture and explain how to use them properly, before you will start to work on your own piece of seasoned chestnut. You will be then be guided through all the processes of layering out the bow, shaping the profile and tillering. Under full instruction, you will slowly whittle away your own bow. By the end you should have a solid foundation of bow making from start to finish so you can go home and make more. 10am - 2pm Bow workshops £45.00 pp; 3pm - 5pm Bow string workshops £15.00.

Booking Essential - call 01239 891319.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groups

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Dates Times
Sat 1 - Sun 2 Sep 2018 10:00 to 17:00


Event price: Adults & Seniors £60.00.

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01239 891319


SA41 3UR



Plan route to Castell Henllys Iron Age Fort using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SN 118390  Lat: 52.01785 Long: -4.74403

Castell Henllys is signposted off the A487 between Newport and Cardigan.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 15 miles from Fishguard & Goodwick station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups