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Come and try drystane dyking - Mine Woods 20th October

posted 11 Oct 2012, 05:27 by Communications TEAM
Come and try the ancient craft of Drystane Dyking with Stirling Councils Countryside Service on Saturday 20 October at 9am.
  
For only £15 volunteers can spend the day with two members of the West of Scotland Drystone Walling Association and other enthusiastic beginners to learn how to strip down and rebuild a section of a drystane dyke. drystane dyking

Stirling Council Area Countryside Ranger Claire Bird said: "This is a great opportunity to get an insight into this ancient art and the skills involved.  We'll be continuing work on a section of boundary wall between Mine Woods and Bridge of Allan Golf course.  People who have previously taken part have found it so useful they've gone back home and built walls in their own gardens!"

Refreshments and all tools will be provided however, places are limited and booking is essential please e-mail countryside@stirling.gov.uk or phone us on 08452 777 000 to book your place.

Pictures Show: Volunteers who took part in the Drystane Dyking course held in March this year 
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