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Used by the National Trust across the UK as best practice guidance for all their Ranger community
Frequently Asked Questions
About "Dry Stone Walling"... Great book. Full of detailed drawings and text explaining in detail how the walls are constructed. Covers walls from all around the country. Very well written and nicely produced. Probably one of the best books on the subject.
About "Fencing"... Great book with all the detail you need regardless of fencing ability. Very intuitive with detailed diagrams and descriptions.
About "Footpaths"... Excellent! Clear and concise and exactly what I needed and will need in the future. I highly recommend this book!
About "Dry Stone Walling"... It is an excellent manual with clear illustrations showing both best practice and the pitfalls to avoid. It goes from basics right through to advanced features and covers the range of British walling styles. A brilliant book.
About "Hedging"... this is simply the best book it covers everything from the history of hedging to the present day. Hedge laying is a dying trade & to find a book which covers all the technique is a real bonus.