Arbour Training
 Arbour Training 

Arbour Training is a not-for-profit social enterprise promoting the re-introduction of traditional coppicing to establish and manage sustainable woodland in the Forest of Dean.  Our New Leaf project provides training and support to help people into employment.  


Have you ever observed a skilled rural craftsperson at work, admired the quality of their products and wondered how and where they learnt these skills?  We have built a unique relationship with the Forestry Commission which enables us to offer wood-craft and coppicing training in this beautiful woodland ... read more ...

New Leaf project


The New Leaf project has been created with the support of the Forestry Commission in the Forest of Dean and is at the very heart of what we are aiming to achieve at Arbour Training ... read more ...  

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Refurbishment work is well underway at our Kensley site.

In collaboration with The Rewild project we can also offer short green wood-working and traditional craft courses. What we will do as craftspeople, is provide a fun learning experience that could turn into a life-changing one.  


All of our courses are run by professionally qualified and occupationally competent staff who are able to pass on their knowledge and skills in an enjoyable and engaging manner. 

Full details of all the craft courses we offer are available here. 

Alternatively, please contact us here for further information.  

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