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The 2016 Durham Hedgerow Competition

is being held on Friday 7th October 2016 at Woodlands Hall Farm, Knitsley, Consett, DH8 9EY

If you would like an entry form or would like any further information please contact the Durham Hedgerow Partnership on 03000 267 143 or Email

For those of you that hold a trophy from last year’s event – please could you contact us prior to the event to arrange their return.

Please note – due to changes in the National Hedge Laying Society (NHLS) Insurance with which as affiliated members we use to run our competition – all competitors MUST be paid up members of the NHLS. Im assuming that this will be the case for ALL competitions this year. For further details on membership please visit

Other hedgelaying competitions happening over the weekend include:

· SCOTTISH - SATURDAY 08th October

Venue: Ancrum, Jedburgh

Contact: Jamie Scott T: 01835 830228

· NORTH EAST - SUNDAY 09th October

Venue: Longhorsley, Morpeth

Contact: David Boyson T: 07771721573


Lancashire and Westmorland Grand Prix 2014/15

Grand Prix Competition Calendar 2014 - 15
November 1st. - Arnside and Silverdale
December 6th. - Yorkshire Dales
January 10th. - Wyre and Myerscough
January 24th. - Friends of the Lake District
February 7th.- Westmorland County Show
February 21st. - Hy Fly
March 7th. - Forest of Bowland

All events have Juniors (6m);Novice (6m); Open (7m) and Championship (8m) classes

For further details contact David Whitaker 01524751276

Download flyer and registration form


Friends of the Lake District Walling Competition
Saturday 10 May 2014 (9am - 4pm)
Bradley Field Farm, Brigsteer Road Kendal

To enter the Competition please contact:
Jack Ellerby at Friends of the Lake District: 01539 720788 or
Download registration forms at


The final competition of the Lancacshire and Westmoreland Grand Prix 2013/14

takes place on saturday the 8th March 2014

Forest of Bowland event at
Whalley Corn Mill
Mitton Road

Download Map here


Sunny Bank Farm at Grayrigg, next to the A685 (Grid Ref 583973)
Sat 22 February 2014, 9.00 am - 3.30 pm

Download pdf info here


Cumbria Dry Stone Walling Grand Prix 2013
Saturday 4th May: Bradley Field Farm, Kendal
Saturday 27th July: Penrith Agricultural Show
Thursday 15th August: Brough Agricultural Show
Sunday 25th August: Dent

Proudly Sponsored by Eden Stonework Tel: 01768 353272
To enter any of the competitions please contact:
Friends of the Lake District, Murley Moss, Oxenholme Road, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 7SS
Tel: 01539 720788 email: Download registration form as a pdf here


Yorkshire Hedge Laying Association 21st Annual Competition

Saturday 3rd November 2012

By kind permission of Mr Tonm Ramsen, Lindrick Farm, Nr. Fountains Abbey, Ripon

Entries to: Ken Walmsley, The Old Stables, Risplith, Ripon HG4 3EP Tel: 01765 620378

Entry forms can be downloaded here: Yorks_comp_2012.pdf


Lancashire & Westmorland Hedgelaying Association Grand Prix 2012-13

November 17th - Arnside and Silverdale

December 8th - Yorkshire Dales

January 19th - Wyre and Myerscough

February 9th - Friends of the Lake District

February 23rd - Hi Fly Pressal

March 9th - Forest of Bowland

All events have Juniors (6m);Novice (6m); Open (7m) and Championship (8m) classes

For further details contact David Whitaker 01524751276

Entry form can be downloaded here: Lancscomp2012_13.pdf


The 34th National Hedge Laying Championship

Is taking place at The Brocklesby Estate, North Linconshire on Saturday 27th October 2012. The site is near the village of Great Limber, off the A18, Grimsby, North Linconshire DN41 8PN. NHLS members with a proven ability in hedge laying only but spectators are welcome; there are usually trade stands selling old tools etc. There are usually around 100 competitions in 12 classes (7 styles) each laying 10m of hedge.


Durham Hedgelaying Competition 2012 - Back by popular demand!

The 2012 Durham Hedgelaying Competition is taking place on Saturday 06 October 2012 at Barningham Estate near Barnard Castle. Post Code DL11 7DW

Entry form can be downloaded as a pdf file HERE. Deadline for entries is 28 September.

Spectators welcome. Refreshments available & a number of complimentary activities will be happening in Barningham Village with the support of voluntary and community groups on the day.

The Competition is being kindly hosted by Edward Milbank of Barningham Estate and supported by Heart of Teesdale Landscape Partnership, Trees Please, Thorpe Trees, Butterwick Tree Nursery and Durham County Council.

Cumbria Dry Stone Walling Grand Prix 2012


5th May- Shackland Farm

28th July- Penrith Agricultural Show

16th August- Brough Agricultural Show

25th August- Dentdale Show

Dowload details and entry form here Cumbria Grand Prix 2012.pdf


Friends of Lake District Hedgelaying Competition and Training Day; Saturday 4th February 2012, New Hall Farm between Staveley and Crook (Grid Ref: 467 969) Poster here.


Wyre & Myerscough College Hedgelaying Competition; Saturday 22nd January 2012. To be held on the Main Myerscough Campus Nr Bilsborrow and will be signed from the A6. Map here.



Details of the 2011/12 Lancashire and Westmorland Hedgelaying Association Grand Prix are now available to download here

Here is a video from one of the previous competitions








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