Dot extracting timber

Framing a cruck frame with Henry Russell


Heavy Horses

The website of my partner, Doug Joiner; horse logging, timber supplies, training and neighbour of Clissett Wood

Creative Breaks Holiday breaks and creative courses in Herefordshire with high class and established arts and crafts tutors.


Associations and Course Providers

Association of Pole Lathe

Friendly, 500 strong grouping of pole lathers. Excellent newsletter and course information plus well organised events.Free insurance for members who demonstrate for charity or asan amateur.

Basket Makers

Excellent newsletter and course information.


The national organisation for timber framers and organiser of the annual 'Frame' conference and workshops.

Greenwood Centre Formerly the Greenwood Trust, now managed by the Small Woods Association. Woodland and craft courses in the Ironbridge Gorge

Anne Belgrave

Felt making, clay oven and bread making courses in Mid Wales

Val Michael

Leatherwork courses from this leading leatherworker and author.

Tool Makers and Suppliers

Tim Walton

Timber framing and green wood working tools.

Ben Orford

Former Clissett Wood apprentice, Ben specialises in custom made and hard to source green w/w tools to order. Excellent website.

The Woodsmith's Store, Maurice Pyle's web site with mail order for green wood and some timber framing tools. Online ordering and card payments.

Gransfors Axes

Interesting and informative site on the range of axes hands made in Sweden by Gransfors. For sales, go to Woodland Craft Supplies or The Woodsmith's Store.

Accommodation and Pubs

Rent our farmhouse for a rural break. Equine lets a speciality. Farm B+B

Self catering cottages near Bosbury.

Old Country House B+B

Excellent B+B near to Bosbury. Good food and quiet location. New timber framed building to book for groups and nice gates!

The Oak Inn at Staplow. Good real ale pub, food every night and new ensuite B+B rooms.



John Teale, Ledbury based photographer who photographed my recent work brilliantly.

Paul and Jo Morton, managing their own wood selling greenwoodproducts and more. Paul assists Gudrun in her summer courses and supplies Wych elm bark for woven seats.

Hinchee Hung, a former student of Gudrun's. Sculptures and site specific installations which defy symmetry and the straight edge.

June Tabor, stunning folk singer

Chris Nangle Furniture Chris produces a wide range of interior & exterior seating in green and seasoned oak.




to contact Gudrun:

by email:
by phone or fax: 01531 640 125
or by post: Gudrun Leitz, Hill Farm, Stanley Hill, Bosbury, LEDBURY, Herefordshire, HR8 1HE