Hedge Laying 2017/18 Season

Description of activity

During the 2017/18 season nine hedge laying sessions took place involving 38 people with a total of 424m of hedge laid between four sites:

Crook O'Lune, Lancaster - 91m

Fell View Campsite, Scorton - 136m

Higher Gills Farm, Rimington - 115m

Lane Side Farm, West Bradford - 82m

Encouragingly, the sessions attracted a mix of regular volunteers alongside some new faces.  Some people traveled a considerable distance to attend the days, which reflects the value these sessions are given.

The weather was particularly snowy/wet during the early part of 2018, which resulted in a number of sessions being cancelled and re-scheduled.

Poor weather also led to the cancellation of this year's Bowland Hedge Laying Competition, which is organised by the Lancashire and Westmorland Hedge Laying Association.

Activity date
8th November 2017 to 22nd March 2018