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Training courses

“Overall, it was a well-received training day!  Well done!”  Attendee at a combined commons and village green training day, SDNPA 2017

Did you know we provide professional training to local councils, national park authorities, access users, commons managers and anyone with an interest in our commons, greens and open spaces, including whole day courses tailored to your requirements?

Common land training course

Village green training course

Commons management for land managers

Commons – management, governance and sustainability – New distance learning programme

For further information on any of our training courses, please email us.


Restoring the Record – Rights of Way Training

Following publication of the 2nd edition of their book, Rights of Way – Restoring the Record, our trustee, Phil Wadey, and his colleague Sarah Bucks have resumed training on how to apply the methods in their book. The book and training aim to enthuse, enable and empower rights of way researchers to make definitive map modification order applications to ensure that routes that would be extinguished in 2026 are saved from the cut-off date.

Two training days have been planned as follows:

12 May 2018 at Glyme Hall, Burford Road, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire OX7 5DZ

13 May 2018 at Newlands Park, Southam Lane, Bishops Cleeve, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL52 3PE

Both workshops are free of charge but places are limited so must be booked in advance.

Arrival 09.00 for 09.30 start, finish 16.30.

Tea & coffee is provided on arrival but lunch is not provided. Delegates should bring a laptop (wifi available) and OS maps of their local area. Tablets and smartphones can also be used but may not be suitable for some training exercises.

These training days are being organised by the British Horse Society. Please contact Hannah Marsh at BHS to book your FREE place:

email: or tel: 02476 840720.