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It’s a wrap!

May Hill woodlands has packed down both of its safari tents for 2021, after a successful season which started in Easter of this year. Our business operates from April to September each year, and the woodland sites are rested over the colder, winter months. This year we added a second safari tent to our original […]

Qigong, Creativity and the Three Treasures

Qigong returns to the scouts field campsite with a short mid-week camp with time for connection to the Earth and love and respect for all life. A camp for self-development, enjoyment and a deep experience of Nature Dates: Tuesday August 31st – Friday September 3rd 2021 Nicola, Sarah, and Helen are very excited to have booked […]

Tent two with a view

May Hill woodlands launched its second safari tent in May of this year, and this one is located to take advantage of stunning, panoramic views across the Severn vale and over to the Cotswold. We call this tent Bredon view, as the site looks directly to Bredon Hill, which is all the way over in […]

Wow, what a hedge!

  We would like to sincerely thank Sarah Fairhall and Hanan Currah for their amazing work re-laying this hedge, with gained the admiration and praise of many passing locals and motorists on the road from the Glasshouse Inn to Cliffords Mesne. Hedge laying is traditional rural skill practised mainly in the United Kingdom and Ireland with […]

Qigong, Creativity and the Five Elements

A camp for self-development, enjoyment and a deep experience of Nature, held at May Hill Woodlands from Saturday 1st May  – Saturday 8th May, 2021.  This event includes a programme based on the five elements which will deepen our connection to nature using Qigong and creativity. The Programme Each day we will explore one of […]

Greenwood course dates released for 2021

May Hill woodlands has teamed up with Maurice Clother of Touch wood, to deliver a varied program of greenwood courses at May Hill. Courses will be held in the woodlands around the scouts field campsite, and include spoon and spatula making, milking stools, carving tree spirits, pole lathing and more. For the full program of […]

Coronavirus and May Hill Woodlands

May Hill woodlands was scheduled to launch their campsite and glamping pods in April 2020, to coincide with Easter holidays, however like so many other businesses and start ups across the world, we have not been able to do this due to the corona-virus pandemic and subsequent national lock down.  

Main campsite opens in Easter

We’ve been busy working on our main field campsite, getting ready to launch it as a commercial campsite during the coming Easter break. Our friend Jimbo from Redbreast Rustics has done a lovely job of creating toilet and shower cabins out of green sweet chestnut wood which is harvested directly from the woodlands for this […]

Wild camping dates released for summer 2020

Over the summer months of 2020, we will be releasing a few very exclusive wild camping nodes to more intrepid campers, for a limited number of dates. Wild camping is camping outside of campsites…in sites with no amenities, so all gear will need to be provided by the campers. The sites are 4 wheel drive […]

A successful coppice season draws to a close

From October 2019 to March 2020 we’ve been busy restoring a 1 hectare patch of over stood hazel and sycamore coppice within May Hill woodlands. We started a very busy coppice season with a really enjoyable coppice camp coordinated by the Small Woods Association. Over 20 people joined us over four days. They camped in […]