Your accommodation for the week is situated within the grounds of the old school, less than 25 yards from the workshop.

The accommodation consists of an entrance way where the small kitchen is situated.

The kitchen is equipped with a fridge, microwave and a two hob, counter mounted electric stove. All the cutlery, pots and pans etc that you will need are provided for you.

This entrance area also houses the shower, towels and toiletries will be provided for you.

The entrance leads into the main area of the apartment. This consists of a double bed, a fold out table that will seat four if needed, a comfortable reading chair and a tv and vcr. This room is wifi enabled so you will be able to pick up your email etc from here.

Leading off this room is the toilet.



5 day course with accommodation ,inclusive of materials £675

5 day course inclusive of materials £600

There are alternative accommodation options in the village itself, or the nearby town of Colchester, please contact me for further details.

If two people would like to take the course together, I will also make my shaft switching lervard loom available, so both of you can work on fully equipped rug looms.

The cost for two people with accommodation is £1250, without accommodation £1150.

The content of the course will be tailored to suit your needs as far as possible This retreat would be equally suited to an experienced weaver as it would be to a relatively new one.

The days need not run Monday to Friday, I will try to be as flexible as possible regarding this to fit in with your schedule.


Nayland is a small village situated on the essex/suffolk border in the stour valley. It is 8 miles away from the town of Colchester.


Colchester train station is approximately 45 - 55 minutes from central London. A ten minute taxi ride will get you to the village of Nayland from Colchester . There is a bus service between Nayland and Colchester which runs hourly.



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