Cleft Gate Making

19–20 September

Course Cost: £180

Venue: The GreenWood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR


Design and build a unique and beautiful garden cleft gate using either oak, chestnut or ash you will use traditional tools and techniques to create a gate to be proud of.

You will learn:

  • Designing your gate
  • Selecting suitable wood
  • Cleaving and shaping
  • Joints and building
  • Finishing

Participants are advised to measure the vehicle they intend to transport their gate home in. As a guide a single gate approximately 3ft – 4ft square is achievable in the time allocated.

The tutor for this course will be Neill Mapes.




BOOKING OPTIONS: Contact the Office 01952 432769 or email 

* Due to Covid-19 we will not be taking any payments until we can be sure that the course will be able to run. Bookings will still be taken as usual and payment  will be requested closer to the  course date when we can confirm the course is running

FURTHER INFORMATION: Contact Richard Thomason 01952 432769/07964 934556

Special offer for our members: 20% off all course fees! Please contact the Office on the details above to get your discount.