Kit list


  • Thermos flask/Waterbottle – so you can take tea/coffee and water to the worksite.
  • Sandwich box – to avoid using plastic sandwich bags.
  • Work boots – preferably with steel toecaps. Wellingtons or walking boots are OK, but not trainers.
  • Tough gloves (e.g. gardening gloves).
  • Waterproofs – preferably a jacket and trousers, as it might rain.
  • Warm, outdoor clothes – ones that can get dirty and muddy on the worksite.
  • Clean change of clothes – for after your shower!
  • Nightwear.
  • Wash kit and towel.
  • Sleeping bag and pillow.
  • Torch – for finding your way round the bunkhouse¬†in the middle of the night, or lighting your way back from the pub.

Nice to have

  • Alarm clock – though we may bring you a cup of tea before breakfast.
  • Camera.
  • National Trust admission card – if you have one.