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Unieke activiteiten in Warwickshire

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Alle activiteiten in de buurt van Warwickshire

Foraging walk for beginners
- Short introduction into the foraging code and what to look out for - Exploring the local area by foot where I will show you around 50 (!) different edible wild plants plus a few poisonous ones - Finding and identifying wild plants - Information and recipe ideas how these wild plants could be used - Every guest gets a booklet with valuable information on wild plants, selected health benefits and further study ideas - The walk also includes the sampling of foraged food/drinks and homemade natural skin salves/creams LET US GO ON A LITTLE FORAGING MISSION TOGETHER! Please note: You can also request availability if you cannot find a suitable time slot for your group…
Traditional Cream Tea Experience - Baking Class
This is a mini version of our Afternoon Tea Experience for the travelers who has limited time! You will get a chance to bake different variations of sweet & savoury scones (traditional ones and seasonal/experimental ones) and then we will enjoy our meal with clotted cream, different flavors of jams, dips and tea. We will be using only organic ingredients but most importantly, we will have so much fun! There will be many scones made so you will take the extra ones with you! Once back home, you will be able to practice what you have learnt. We will give you written recipes and lots of tips! Please message us for alternative dates and times. PLEASE ADVISE IN ADVANCE IF YOU HAVE ANY FOOD ALLERGIES OR RESTRICTIONS. www.thedoughhouse.co.uk
Baking Scones in a Cotswold Cottage
Step inside a 16th century Cotswold thatched cottage to learn to bake English scones. See how the owners of the cottage have lovely restored the old farm labourer’s home and hear stories of the cottage’s ancestry. Whist enjoying making the scones using vintage cooking utensils in the cottage kitchen, there is also chance to sample some local English wine, while waiting for the scones to bake in the oven. While the scones are cooling, enjoy a short guided walking tour around the Cotswold ironstone village of Hanwell, visiting a 13th century church and a castle where King James l and Oliver Cromwell both stayed, followed by your cream tea picnic with homemade jam and clotted cream in the Oxfordshire countryside. Come hungry for history, heritage and of course scones with lashing of homemade jam and clotted cream! Yum!
Forest Bathing & Meditation at Buzzard Valley
Join us for a morning of Forest Bathing & Meditation in the woods as you connect with nature and allow yourself to slow down. We start with a session of Meditation and Relaxation where you can leave all of the cares and troubles of the week behind you and prepare to start the weekend fully relaxed. This session incorporates meditation and mindfulness techniques, breathwork and gentle yoga. After that you will take part in a Forest Bathing (Shinrin Yoku) experience. Shinrin Yoku is the Japanese practice of engaging in a forest/natural setting through all of our senses by responding to invitations that the forest presents. You will engage with nature in a mindful way, lead by Faye, receiving all of the physical and mental benefits that nature has to offer, relaxing in a natural setting and deepening your connection to nature. We will finish with a tea ceremony with herbal tea and a chance to relax in the company of like minded people. Whilst not join us in the afternoon for a wonderfully mindful session of willow weaving where you will learn basic techniques and create your own garden decoration from willow to then take home with you on the day. Whilst there is a short walk, it is not physically demanding but may be unsuitable for those with physical challenges. Please get in touch to discuss if you are not sure.
Have a go on a potters wheel
I specialise in slipware pottery thrown on a potters wheel (of which there are 4). The pots are decorated with the coloured liquid clay (slip) that provides a wonderful fluid palette to create a wide range of decorative styles. The great benefit of this course is that by using slips we are able to make and decorate the pots in the same lesson as the pots are decorated in their raw, unfired state. You therefore don't need to return to decorate the pots at another lesson, unless you want to of course! The one-off lesson is suitable for adult absolute beginners as well as those revisiting skills that may have got rusty. If you have a particular project you want to try out (e.g. flower pot, mug, jug) then we will discuss how you can achieve that in the time available but feel free to let me know beforehand with ideas / pictures. Pottery is a very broad subject and it can sometimes be difficult to know where to start, but if you just want to “have a go at pottery” then we can generally fit in a go at throwing some pots of different styles / forms. The aim will be to have made at least one decorated pot you can either take home (in raw clay state) at the end of the lesson or wait for it to be fired (approx. 3 weeks) for collection or posted at cost. Other things to note Clay can be a messy business! I have aprons and towels but you may want to consider the following: • Clothes - the oldest you have. We’ll be using earthenware clay which is quite unforgiving on clothing. • Nails - best if cut but not a real issue.
Silver Jewellery Workshop
Silver Jewellery Making Come and learn how to use silver metal clay to make your own unique solid silver Jewellery - the process is pure Alchemy! You will learn how to design ,make, fire and polish your pieces which will be ready to wear home at the end of the workshop. We offer half day taster workshops as well as full day experiences The workshops are held in our studio overlooking fields in the picturesque town of Market Bosworth-perfect for a relaxing day of crafting
Candle Making with Tea & Cake
Larkswold is a Cotswold Crafting destination for those who wish to experience a workshop in a relaxing and restorative environment, run by friendly, well-informed locals. During our Candle Making Workshop you will learn how to make poured candles, adding essential oils, colours & your choice of decorations to ensure your candles are totally unique to you. Ideal for gifts or to keep! CandleMaking is ideal for individuals, couples, families with children over 10 years and a brilliant activity for larger groups! Long wooden tables in our new garden studio allow plenty of space, and the coffee is always on to enjoy with our delicious homemade cakes, all included. Our aim is to send you away feeling rejuvenated, refreshed & happy with your creations, and with a wealth of local knowledge! Other things to note You do not need any experience to successfully make your own candles. We will lead you through the process.
Alpaca Walking Experience
Your alpaca walking experience will begin with some fascinating facts about alpacas before we set off to meet our furry, fleecy and feathered residents! You'll meet Misty our 'kissing llama' who loves to give kisses! Fabulous photo opportunity! You'll also meet our female alpacas including mamas, yearlings and this years babies. Tinker and Bell our emus also reside in this field! Eric - our gorgeous Valais Black Nose Sheep will no doubt trot over for food, giving you the opportunity to stroke their wonderfully unique curly coats! Then you'll meet our gorgeous goats (and maybe babies depending on the time of the year!), our rare breed Tamworth Pigs and more of our rare breeds - Grey Face Dartmoor Sheep (who also may have lambs!) We'll then harness up a fluffy friend for you and start our walk around acres of beautiful countryside. You'll have plenty of time to bond with your alpaca - one of the most peaceful, 'soft to the touch' animals you could hope to meet! We finish by hand feeding those hungry pacas. We have a gift shop so don’t forget to bring some change :-) Other things to note Alpacas are herd animals so experiences can only be booked for two or more people. Everyone should be confident walkers over bumpy/muddy ground. Children under ten share an alpaca with a parent (over 5's only). During busy periods adults may also share one between two.
Pygmy Goat Play and Walk plus meet other animals
After a warm welcome to our farm we'll start by saying hello to our lovely alpacas! I'll tell you lots of interesting facts about these beautiful animals. We'll then head over to our goat paddock to start the fun with the cheekiest of our residents! I'll fill you in on lots of interesting goaty facts and you'll be kept busy meeting, greeting and feeding our naughty girls and boys! We'll then pop them on a lead and head off for a gentle stroll around the farm. Of course when I say gentle I mean they'll walk and you'll follow! :-D Goats have a real mind of their own and if that bush looks tasty, that's where you and your new found friend will be heading! We also have baby goats at the moment, ready for a cuddle or two! There will be lots of time for photographs, and you can be sure there will be big smiles all round to capture that perfect memory. Whilst strolling you'll also see our rare breed pigs, sheep, emu and lots of other friendly animals. After the goats have been returned to their field we'll escort you back to your car and wave you goodbye until the next time! Other things to note This is a fabulous experience and you'll really get hands on with our wonderful animals. Please wear old clothes or waterproof over clothes and wellies so you can get the very best out of this lovely time with animals. Suitable for adults and children over the age of 8.
Authentic Indian Home Food- Cooking and Dinning experience
You are invited to experience the art of authentic Indian cooking and dinning experience of Vegetarian Food that’s prepared everyday in Indian homes. Food which is great in taste and excellent for health, digestion and also for weight loss. Introduction to Indian spices and vegetarian cooking - Taste and Health benefits Indian spices well-know as curry powder, however I shall run you through all the basic spices most Indian food is made of and the importance of each for our digestion and health. Vegetarian food options : majority of Indians are vegetarian and don’t fall short of options of veg dishes for all life - you will be briefed on the rich heritage of Indian cooking varieties of Dal and curry. You will learn to cook Authentic Indian 4 course meal cooked everyday in Indian homes. Dal- Lentils and a Curry ( mixed veg/ Chole ( Chick Peas) or Chana or Aloo Gobi/ Paneer or seasonal veggies) Sundries / bread - Chapati/ Puri Rice , Buttermilk, Salad & Raita Dessert -Halwa/Kheer Feast : we shall be relishing the food we cooked. You will receive recipe ( digital copy)
Traditional Afternoon Tea-Baking Class
First we will make our homemade mixed berry jam & clotted cream, a seasonal pudding and then start baking! You will get a chance to bake a rich and delicious chocolate fudge cake, Victoria sponge and different variations of sweet & savoury scones (traditional ones and seasonal/unique ones). We will be using only organic ingredients but most importantly, we will have so much fun! There will be many treats made so you will take the extra ones with you as well as a mini jar of jam and AN ANTIQUE PIECE OF CROCKERY AS A SOUVENIR! Once back home, you will be able to practice what you have learnt. I will email you written recipes and lots of tips! Please message me for alternative dates and times. Other things to note Guests ages 2 and up can attend with their parents. Please message me for alternative dates and times. PLEASE ADVISE IN ADVANCE IF YOU HAVE ANY FOOD ALLERGY OR RESTRICTION. www.thedoughhouse.co.uk
Explore the Hidden Gems of Cotswolds
*** Book for 2 gets a 25% discount. *** Book for 3 or 4 gets a 35% discount. *** %20 OFF for early-bird bookings (two or more weeks in advance). Experience the English countryside of the Cotswolds, an area known for its green landscapes, charming villages, and honey-coloured stone cottages on a private tour without worrying about missing the must-see places. Avoid the hassles of a DIY or large-group trip and relax on a luxury private tour of must-see towns and villages. See the historical homes of Stow-on-the-Wold and marvel at the honey-stoned Broadway and other precious villages like Chipping Campden, Bibury and Snowshill. Highlights: - Spend at least 6 hours exploring the best of the Cotswolds! - Visit iconic villages, historical towns and the beautiful countryside! - Have free time to explore each location! - Travel in a luxury car along the country lanes! - Learn about history and photography from your local guide! NOTES: ** I can pick you up from your chosen accommodation in the Costwolds. Please ask me! ** Picking you up from London and returning is possible for an extra £200 fee. ** If you would like to participate on a date that is not available, please send a request. I will do my best to accommodate.
Potter's Wheel Taster Workshop
In this fun introductory class you will get familiar with the potters wheel and learn what it is like to have a go at throwing. On arrival at our Studio, you’ll be warmly welcomed as you join the rest of your small group. The workshop begins with a full demonstration of the pot throwing process, given by one of our expert potters. You will then be individually assigned a potter’s wheel for the duration of the workshop and its your turn to get hands-on and have fun practising your pottery skills! An experienced tutor will be on hand throughout offering practical tips and guidance. You will learn the 5 basic steps in making a pot, from centering, opening out and pulling up the walls of your pots, using specialist tools. You may create as many pots as you wish on the session, using an unlimited supply of clay. As a beginner, your pots tend to be super wobbly and often collapse but it’s all part of the fun and the normal learning curve of a potter! At the end of the class you can chose your best pot(s) to take away on the day, which can be left to airdry at home and painted if you wish!
Birmingham City Centre Walking Tour
Get your bearings and discover Birmingham through a ‘Brummie’s’ eyes, with a local, expert guide. Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of the city as you travel back through the centuries to discover how our city exploded from a small market town, to the second largest city in the UK. On this 1.5 hour tour, you'll not only see and learn about our history, but you’ll also gain an authentic insight into modern life in the city today and explore some hidden gems along the way! From Birmingham’s boom during the industrial revolution, to our iconic canals, and of course, the home of Cadbury chocolate! There’s something for everyone on this unique experience. The tour includes: - St Philip’s Cathedral - Broad Street - Centenary Square - Symphony Hall - Victoria Square And many hidden treasures!
Exclusive Private Cotswold Tour
We will pick you up in our Chrysler Grand Voyagers, which carry masks and sanatiser. Pick up points are Moreton-in-Marsh train station, (perfect if you come up from London for the day on the direct train and you could always call in at Oxford on your return), The Lygons Arms in Broadway, The Plaisterers Arms in Winchcombe or The Queens Hotel in Cheltenham - with our guide and driver and take you on guided tour of the Cotswold villages and towns. The tour will last approx 4.5 hours. During the tour informative talks and information on each village/town we visit. Other things to note We can pick up from your chosen accommodation in the Costwolds