FAIRISLE IN DEVON WORKSHOP HOLIDAY
FAIRISLE IN DEVON WORKSHOP HOLIDAY
FAIRISLE IN DEVON WORKSHOP HOLIDAY
FAIRISLE IN DEVON WORKSHOP HOLIDAY
FAIRISLE IN DEVON WORKSHOP HOLIDAY
FAIRISLE IN DEVON WORKSHOP HOLIDAY
FAIRISLE IN DEVON WORKSHOP HOLIDAY
FAIRISLE IN DEVON WORKSHOP HOLIDAY

FAIRISLE IN DEVON WORKSHOP HOLIDAY

£500.00

FAIRISLE IN DEVON

16th - 21st March 2020

This special five night fairisle knitting workshop holiday will be held at the atmospheric Rising Sun Inn and Rock House in beautiful Lynmouth, Devon. The workshop each day will be held at Rock House and during our stay we will enjoy visits to the John Arbon mill, the British Wool Grading Depot, have high Tea at the lovely Highbullen Hotel and enjoy a walking tour of the pictureque villages of Lynton and Lynmouth, including a ride on the famous Funicular Cliff Railway.  The Rising Sun is a historic inn dating back to the  14th century and is renowned for it's delicious food prepared from the very best seasonal and local produce.

WORKSHOP HOLIDAY DETAILS

HOTEL LOCATION

The Rising Sun, Harbourside, Lynmouth, Devon EX35 6EG

www.risingsunlynmouth.co.uk

WORKSHOP & HOTEL LOCATION

Rock House, Manor Green, Lynmouth, Devon EX35 6EN

www.rockhouselynmouth.co.uk

DATES

Monday 16th - Saturday 21st March 2020

NUMBER OF PLACES

14

WORKSHOP TITLE

FAIRISLE IN DEVON - In this Fair Isle knitting workshop, you will start to knit POPPY SCARF from Marie's new collection GENTLE. This workshop is suitable for those knitters new to Fair Isle knitting or for those wishing to practise their stranded colourwork technique or to simply just to enjoy Fair Isle knitting with like minded people in a beautiful setting.

PRICE

All 14 rooms are priced the same. 10 rooms are available at The Rising Sun and 4 rooms at Rock House.  9 of the 10 rooms at The Rising Sun have sea views, only one is situated at the side of the hotel but is a larger room. All the rooms are individually decorated in keeping with the charm and character of the building. With all the modern comforts and cosy beds, each has an en-suite bathroom. The 4 rooms at Rock House have just been redecorated to a high standard, each have either a view of the sea, the river Lyn or the garden.

Rock House is a 18th century guest house which stand alone at the harbour entrance to Lynmouth and so enjoys amazing sea views. Each of the workshop days will be held at Rock House, which is situated opposite to The Rising Sun. Once you have started your project, you are  free to knit wherever you like at Rock House, in The Rising Sun or by the sea!

All prices include VAT at 20%.

TOTAL COST

£1200.00 - £500.00 DEPOSIT, balance of £700.00 payable week com. 6th January 2020.

If you wish to bring a partner then please email for the extra cost as there is a different room rate for double occupancy.

WHAT'S INCLUDED

18 balls of MARIE WALLIN BRITISH BREEDS yarn and the pattern for POPPY SCARF

A Marie Wallin goody bag

Workshop holiday hosted and taught by Marie Wallin, assisted by Gwynneth Allen

Room with ensuite bathroom (see below for room examples)

3 course dinner each evening at The Rising Sun

A choice of breakfast each morning, including a full English breakfast at The Rising Sun

Lunch at Rock House on two days or three days if not doing the walking tour.

Visit to the British Wool Grading Depot, visit to the John Arbon mill and high tea at Highbullen Hotel

Walking tour of Lynmouth and Lynton, a ride on the Lynton and Lynmouth Funicular Cliff Railway plus a Devon cream tea at The Cliff Top Cafe

Transport to and from the hotel on the day of the mill visit

 WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED

Drinks and any extras

Travel to and from The Rising Sun or Rock House on day of arrival and departure

Airport transfers are not included

 ITINERARY

Monday 16th 2020

Arrival after 2pm. We will settle into our rooms at the lovely Rising Sun Inn or Rock House. Anyone arriving earlier will not be able to check into their room, but can take advantage of looking around the pretty village of Lynmouth or relax in the bar area of the inn and enjoy a drink. We will meet at reception at 6.30pm for a welcome drink and an introduction to the workshop with an 'any questions' session. We will have dinner at 7.30pm at The Rising Sun.

Tuesday 17th March 2020

After breakfast at The Rising Sun, we will start the workshop at 10am at Rock House. We will break for lunch at 1pm and then continue the workshop until 5.30pm. Tea and cake will be served mid afternoon and dinner will be at 7.30pm at The Rising Sun.

Wednesday 18th March 2020

After breakfast we will we travel by minibus to the British Wool Depot in South Moulton. Here we will be given a talk and shown how the wool grading process works when it arrives from the farm. The wool for the BRITISH BREEDS yarn comes from this depot and as it is local, John has full traceability of his wool fibre. From here we take the very short journey to the John Arbon mill. Here we will be met by John and Juliet and you will be able to meet their very friendly team. John will give us a guided tour of the mill explaining the spinning process. Afterwards you will have a chance to look and buy from their new shop inside the mill. From the mill we travel to the lovely Highbullen House for afternoon high tea and then back to The Rising Sun for dinner at 7.30pm.

Thursday 19th March 2020

After breakfast at The Rising Sun, we will start the workshop at 10am at Rock House. We will break for lunch at 1pm and then continue the workshop until 5.30pm. Tea and cake will be served mid afternoon and dinner will be at 7.30pm at The Rising Sun.

Friday 20th March 2020

After breakfast we will be met by a local guide who will lead an optional walk around beautiful Lynton and Lynmouth - subject to the weather. We will also enjoy a ride on the historic Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Funicular Railway and enjoy a Devon cream tea at The Cliff Top Cafe. In the afternoon we will continue the workshop at Rock House and dinner at The Rising Sun at 7.30pm.

Saturday 21st March 2020

After breakfast, you will check out of your room and we will say our goodbyes.

For more information and to see the rooms at The Rising Sun and Rock House, details of the restaurant and the terms and conditions, go to www.mariewallin.com