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Enjoyable course with very pleasing results!

I am just back from a really satisfying two day silver course - my first visit to the Old Kennels... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2018
JaneB1293YX
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Taunton, United Kingdom
Brilliant woodworking course✨

Absolutely loved this course😍 Hannah was a fabulous teacher and Tracey as always whips up the best... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2018
georgie b
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Pure creative indulgence & relaxation in good company and beautiful countryside see our website for details of all our current courses. Classes are tutored by local, national and international professional craftspeople and are designed to be...more
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Reviewed 15 November 2018

I am just back from a really satisfying two day silver course - my first visit to the Old Kennels. The setting is as good as other people have said with views across the steep valley full of beautiful Autumn colours at the moment. Tracey...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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tracey b, Owner at The Old Kennels - Courses, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review! It was a pleasure as always to see what beautiful pieces you all make, everyones ideas are so different! Do hope to see you again on another course soon...probably only a week till next your course brochure...More

Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Absolutely loved this course😍 Hannah was a fabulous teacher and Tracey as always whips up the best lunches and is the hostess with the mostest🤗 Met some lovely new people that I’d like to class as friends....perfection🙌

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

Going on a 2 day stained glass window course was a chance to rejuvenate the senses whilst learning a new skill. The setting for the course was truly stunning. The instructor was patient, encouraging and extremely supportive. The shared lunch was absolutely delicious. Would highly...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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tracey b, Owner at The Old Kennels - Courses, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2018

Thank you so much for the lovely review, I am so pleased you enjoyed your course and will pass your kind words to our stained glass tutor :) Do hope to see you on another course soon, next years programme is almost hatched and will...More

Reviewed 16 October 2018

Spent a magical four days recently down at the Old Kennels near Dunkeswell. I was attending a Botanical Drawing course conducted by Linda Hampson. She was very inspiring and informative as always and I would love to attend one of her future courses. My husband...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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tracey b, Owner at The Old Kennels - Courses, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Thank you so much, what a lovely review! Will ensure Linda sees you kind words too. Do hope you are able to make it over to another course (realise its quite a distance to Devon from South Africa!) Kindest regards Tracey

Reviewed 3 July 2018

I love this place. This is the third course I have been to (printmaking, soap-making and botanical drawing). Every one has been excellent with good tutors and Tracey’s splendid hospitality. Get up there: enjoy the view and learn something new (or practice what you know...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Loved the stay here. Outside seating area drenched with beautiful roses and stunning view. Lovely ethical toiletries, super cosy bed and fantastic spot. Little copse is so picturesque for little stroll. Will be returning!More

Date of experience: June 2018
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tracey b, Owner at The Old Kennels - Courses, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Thank you Abbie, so pleased you enjoyed your stay! It would be fabulous if you didnt mind leaving a review on our accommodation page too - we have one for courses and one for accommodation ...i maybe ought to merge them! Look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 14 February 2017

I am still buzzing after my day workshop at the Old Kennels. I am a very busy self employed mum who spends a lot of time with a 2 year old and not much time with grown ups and certainly NO time doing anything for...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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tracey b, Owner at The Old Kennels - Courses, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2017

Thank you so much, what a glowing recommendation! You know we are always right here to refresh you whenever you need us :)

Reviewed 1 December 2016

For 2 years I've been searching for a course with Gladys Paulus to take my limited felting skills and ideas to a new level. It was so worth the wait! Gladys is an outstanding teacher - clear structure and rationale for the 2-day course, range...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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tracey b, Owner at The Old Kennels - Courses, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2016

Thank you for your lovely review! Gladys is a wonderful tutor, her passion and talent are immense, her intuitive support when teaching strikes just the right balance. We are very proud of the quality of tuition here at The Old Kennels, and very pleased that...More

Reviewed 27 November 2016

The old kennels is the perfect crafty day out. With a wide range of courses available throughout the year, hosted by professional crafts men and women, I would highly recommend it to anyone. I have learnt so much on the courses I have attended over...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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tracey b, Owner at The Old Kennels - Courses, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2017

Thank you, Im sorry visiting us is so addictive! But its always lovely to see family and friends so what better excuse! :)

Reviewed 15 November 2016

I so loved this course. Julian, our tutor, was very laid-back but oh so skilful! He encouraged us to learn together but to carry on with our own projects as we gained the skills to do so - with hai expert but hands off approach...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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tracey b, Owner at The Old Kennels - Courses, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2016

Thank you so much for the review and for coming on the course! Its really lovely to hear that you enjoyed it so much and I know Julian will appreciate your kind words too. We look forward to seeing you next year, the programme will...More

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