The Kingcombe Centre launches new programme of courses & workshops for 2019
Thursday 29th November 2018
Dorset Wildlife Trust’s Kingcombe Centre in west Dorset has launched its new 2019 programme of courses and workshops on a new-look website. The programme has 54 courses covering a wide range of subjects, from conservation to chocolate making.
New courses for 2019 include ‘How to be a successful smallholder’, and ‘Meadow Drift’, which is the first textile course run at the Centre, celebrating the meadows through the medium of textile. Other courses which have returned, include ‘An Introduction to Beekeeping’, ‘Macro Photography’ workshops, ‘Lino Printmaking’, ‘Early Summer Plants in Watercolour’ and the July Kingcombe barn dance.
The Kingcombe Centres’ Visitor Experience Officer, Steve Marsh said, “The Kingcombe Centre is a big part of the local community, serving those who live nearby, but it’s also a great destination for visitors from further afield. This new 2019 programme has something for everyone, with a wide-range of themes. All our courses are easy to book on our new website, and don’t forget to look at our accommodation options for those a bit further away to immerse themselves in the peace and tranquillity at Kingcombe, which is in the heart of west Dorset.”
The Kingcombe Centre has 11 B&B rooms on site, and a stunning living van ‘The Orchard Hut’ overlooking the rolling hills and valleys of Kingcombe. Visit the Kingcombe website at www.kingcombe.org to find out more about B&B options and visit Air B&B to book the Orchard Hut.
The Kingcombe Centre is nestled in a 450-acre nature reserve owned and managed by Dorset Wildlife Trust for over 30 years. The Kingcombe Meadows Nature Reserve offers inspiration and beauty in its wildflower meadows, green lanes and hedgerow habitat.
Click here to visit the new website and book your course today. The Kingcombe Centre is in Lower Kingcombe, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 0EQ, between Maiden Newton and Bridport.
Notes to Editor
For more information please contact Sally Welbourn at Dorset Wildlife Trust on 01305 264620.
Working for a secure future for Dorset’s wildlife enriching the quality of life
Dorset Wildlife Trust works to champion wildlife and natural places, to engage and inspire people and to promote sustainable living. Founded in 1961, DWT is now the largest voluntary nature conservation organisation in Dorset, with over 27,000 members and 44 nature reserves. Most are open daily and there are visitor centres providing a wealth of wildlife information at Brooklands Farm, The Fine Foundation Chesil Beach Centre, Lorton Meadows, Kingcombe Meadows nature reserve and the Kingcombe Centre, Brownsea Island Nature Reserve, The Fine Foundation Wild Seas Centre and the Urban Wildlife Centre at Upton Heath Nature Reserve. DWT plays a key role in dealing with local environmental issues and leads the way in establishing the practices of sustainable development and engaging new audiences in conservation, particularly in the urban areas. Dorset Wildlife Trust registered charity number: 200222.
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