Welcome! Moors Wood is a small private woodland owned and managed by Sarah and Ian Blenkinsop as a nature reserve and as a sustainably managed source of various wood products.

Sarah is a freelance Environmental Educator, Lecturer and Forest School Leader. Based at her own site at Moors Wood, Sarah provides fun natural/recycled craft workshops; play or storytelling sessions; eco themed parties; workshops on food preservation, setting up an organic garden, setting up a composting area or keeping chickens; or training courses in various woodcraft and play skills. These services are available for adults and/or children. Sarah is also very happy to come to you and deliver any of the above, or to give talks to groups.

Follow the links to find out more about what is on offer. Please click on the photos if you need to make them larger. Also visit Sarah's other site, The Compost Bin, for more general info and advice on sustainable living.

Cider and apple juicing.

One of the many workshops or talks I offer is on Preserving Natures Bounty. Some of it deals with apples and cider /juice making. I have all the equipment needed to demonstrate how to do this and can demonstrate what to do.

We had a bumper harvest this year. We picked hundreds and hundreds of pounds of apples.



This is just a selection!


I washed out loads of bottles


and apples ...

and then started to chop




Then we got busy with the scratter



 and the press




End result - 70 l of cider


and some pasteurized juice.

Hard work, but well worth it :)

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