Course Information



Expertise and Integrity

With more than 30 years experience of delivering courses and training, Small Woods has gained a reputation for high quality teaching and professionalism. Most courses take place at the well-equipped Green Wood Centre in Coalbrookdale, Telford. We have indoor and outdoor teaching areas that provide versatile spaces for our diverse range of courses.

We work in partnership with approved external providers to deliver courses across the UK. We expect all courses to meet the high standards that have been established over the years and  use only experienced professionals and woodland practitioners as tutors.

Small Woods strives to ensure the best quality learning experience by keeping numbers low. Our courses, unless otherwise specified, are suitable for all levels of experience and ability. 


Accredited Training

Small Woods are keen to ensure skills in Green Wood Crafts, Woodland Management and Social Forestry are taught to a high and consistent standard and have developed a suite of Open College Network accredited courses.

All courses are taught by experienced tutors who are practitioners in the areas they teach. They are designed to provide the knowledge needed to allow participants to continue improving their skills and are suitable for anyone wishing to improve their knowledge to a recognised standard.

Also Included

Your course fee includes tools, equipment and materials.

Cancellation Policy

Please inform us as soon as possible if you have to cancel your booking. If we are able to fill your space, a full refund will be provided. 


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To book a place, please go to the calendar  – you can pay via BACS, PayPal or by cheque (or call and pay by credit/debit card). For any queries regarding booking, please email [email protected] or call 01952 432769.

Special offer for our members: 20% off all course fees!  Email [email protected] to book, and include your membership number.

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Spoon Carving

  • The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR
  • 13 Aug 2022 - 13 Aug 2022
Spoon carving is a great way to start carving and to learn about the properties of wood. Each spoon is completely unique and they make great presents! more...

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Summer WoodsMeet

  • Online 11am - 12.30pm
  • 11 Aug 2022 - 11 Aug 2022
Come along to our Summer Woodsmeet! Network with other woodland owners, hear about what Small Woods is up to and find out how you can contribute. Read More...