With a variety of workshops and creative activities, Summer Lodge is the perfect place to relax, unwind and try something new.
Attend a green woodworking course at Guy Mallinson’s Woodland Workshop in Lyme Regis, about 15 miles south west of Evershot. Their green woodworking courses are suitable for everyone: novices and experienced woodworkers; interested amateurs or anyone just keen to try out something new.
Creative Country Workshops
Local artists and craftspeople share their skills at Highway Farm in Bridport, a 25 minute drive from Summer Lodge. One and two day workshops are available including willow sculptures, hazelwood garden furniture and, watercolour painting to name a few. These sessions are done in small groups and booking is essential. Gift vouchers are also available.
Kingcombe Environmental Studies Centre
Natural history, wildlife, archaeology and art & craft courses run all year at Kingcombe Environmental Studies Centre. Bookings are essential and gift vouchers available. The centre is a 20 minute drive from Summer Lodge.
Dorset Wildlife Trust
The Dorset Wildlife Trust runs a programme of walks, talks, workshops, work parties and other wildlife events. It is a 20 minute drive from Evershot.
Monkton Wyld Court
Monkton Wyld Court is a one hour drive from Summer Lodge and runs a programme of walks, talks, workshops & courses and other countryside events.
Watercolour, Acrylic and Mixed Media
Marilyn Allis is a water colour artist and runs classes from either The Studio, East Farm, Winterborne Whitechurch, Blandford (10am - 3.30pm) or The Studio, Unit 2a Lower Courtyard Rogers, Hill Farm, Briantspuddle (10.30 am - 3.30pm).