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Learn to build your cob home or garden studio 

Learn to build your own cob or earth house, garden studio or shed.

This course will teach you to make your dream home, garden studio or office a reality.

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You will leave empowered and confident to tackle your own project with all the practical know-how and theory you need. We share the latest research and regulations with you and will advise you on your own individual projects if you already have ideas or plans in mind. You will leave the course ready to make your dream a reality.
The 4-day cob course will take place  at our new bespoke cob training location in the hills in Uplyme, Lyme Regis. The course includes mouth-watering homemade lunches and cakes. We take the eating as seriously as the cob building so you can expect a delicious 4 days!

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Who is our course designed for?

If you’re a professional in the construction industry or serious about building your own home we cover all the essential topics of building regulations, planning and structural engineering details. If you are planning a smaller scale project we will inspire you to think creatively about what is possible. And if you are just after a new experience you can expect a great fun course packed with new information and friendly people. No previous building experience is required – the course is for everyone. People of all ages and walks of life come and join us here to learn about earth building.

Where exactly is the course? & What the 4-day complete cob building course covers:

Our workshops run at our own bespoke cob site in Uplyme, on the edge of Lyme Regis on the Devon/ Dorset border in the UK. The idea behind the 4-day course it that you will leave at the end and be confident and  fully equipped to go away and build your own cob or earth house, garden studio or shed. We will arm you with all the theory and practical skills to make your cob building dream a reality. We believe we are the most comprehensive and inspiring cob course out there – whatever your past experience or future plans we will empower you to build your own cob home or building. The cob workshop will be mainly practical with each participant given individual attention to enable them to feel fully confident and comfortable, building and sculpting with the cob medium. Each day will contain one to two hours of theory, and there will be plenty of practical demonstrations and hands-on experience. There will be ample time to ask questions and discuss your own potential cob projects and ideas. 

Dates for 23/24

Upcoming courses:

Friday 25th August -Monday 28th August (Bank Holiday)

Friday 15th  September – Monday 18th September

 next  years dates 2024

Friday 26th April- Monday 29th April


Friday 24th may - Monday 27th  May

Friday 14th June -Monday 17th June

Friday 23rd August -Monday 26th August

Friday 13th September-Monday 16th  September

Prices for 2023/2024

Our 4-day complete cob building course is £700, a deposit of £300 is required at the time of booking with the remainder of £400 due one month before the course. 


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