Charcoal Making

Charcoal Making: Experience Days on Alderfen Marshe:

Spend the day on Alderfen Marshes exploring the ins and outs of charcoal making.  During this interactive and experiential session you will have the chance to get hands-on with the charcoal making process with the opportunity to learn useful techniques and ask questions to the expert.

During the day you will experience:

  • The art and science of charcoal making
  • Different uses for charcoal and biochar 
  • Loading and firing the retort and char kiln
  • Selecting, preparing and storing wood for making charcoal