Traditional Scottish Hide Tanning Course
August 2022

Traditional Scottish Hide Tanning Courses August 2022

8th-11th & 12th-14th August 2022

(Tickets now available for both courses)

Join us in the heart of the Scottish Highlands for two exciting traditional Highland hide tanning courses this year.

This year we are running our traditional buckskin tanning course (8th-11th of August 2022) back to back with our traditional bark tanning course (12-14th). Which can be booked separately or together for a full week long immersion into traditional Scottish hide tanning skills.
(Discount on combined course bookings)

The highlights:

-learning ancient tanning methods practiced by our ancestors in Scotland
-producing your own beautifully tanned buckskin leather and bark tan sheepskins you can use to make traditional sporrans, bags, bed rolls and clothing…
-Learn to make your own sporran or pouches
-respectful animal processing
-crafting tools from stone and other natural materials
-relax in our wood fired sauna surrounded by Scottish mountains and fresh mountain air
-staying next to a Highland Loch surrounded by ancient woodland and beautiful mountains
-evenings around the campfire
-becoming part of a primitive skills community
-beautiful Scottish surroundings, including woodland hikes and ancient Scottish sites such as prehistoric stone carvings, the Falls of Acharn stone circle, iron age hill forts, Creag na Cailleach (the mountain of the Cailleach where stone axes were once mined) old copper sites and the Fortingall Yew (one of the oldest trees in Britain)

These courses are suitable for beginners, advanced tanners and previous participants.

Booking forms, ticket pricing and further info can be found at the following links:

Traditional Scottish Hide Tanning Course: Buckskin (8th- 11th August 2022)
Buckskin Tanning Booking Form Link

Traditional Scottish Hide Tanning Course: Bark tanning (12-14th August 2022)
Bark Tanning Booking Form Link

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