Read about the life and work of the Attingham Wardens

Attingham Park is a National Trust property comprising of an 18th Century mansion set in a Repton landscape; the Park and wider Estate includes a deer park, walled garden, several miles of the rivers Severn and Tern, extensive farmland and woodlands.



Sunday, 27 November 2011

Hedgelaying

Every Wednesday we have a team of volunteer hedgelayers in at Attingham. Hedgelaying is a tradition dating back for hundreds of years and we have a programme of management for the hedgerows on the estate from planting to maintaining. Hedgerows are vital habitats for wildlife, providing homes and food for a wide variety of insects, small mammals and birds. They also provide shelter for stock as well as a strong barrier between fields.

Over the last few weeks the team have been working on a hedge at Betton Farm and volunteer Terry took the following pictures to show how its coming along:

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  1. It looks like in difficult task you have quite good fun.

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