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Escape to the Country

August 22


Leaving City Life for a Life in the Country

If you want to give up your jobs for a lifestyle shift to start a small holding,  a farm, an events business, glamping or accommodation business and don’t know where to begin, this course is for you

This course is run by Paul & Kesri owners of Drovers Rest who left their corporate jobs in London in 2005 with a dream to move to the country and buy a farm.  Drovers Rest has been a success and has run for 10 years now

In this hands-on course we will be not hold back on any of our learnings

  • We will take you through our journey to get to where we are today. Share the insights that will help you avoid the pitfalls and the advice that could make your journey easier
  • Hear your ideas of what you’d like to do.
  • Look at the pros & cons and how to make your ideas into profitable businesses
  • Talk through what to look for in a property based on the ideas you have in mind
  • Talk through the practical steps of setting up a business and starting a Brand.
  • Offer Guidance and advice to help shape your idea and your brand into a profitable successful business.

Practical details: This course will run from 10am until 4pm and includes a delicious farm lunch. And hot & cold drinks. Check Weather and prepare accordingly. Warm outdoor clothing is recommended so we can do parts of the course outdoors. Courses go ahead no matter the weather. Parts of the course will be indoors and parts outdoors.

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Dates: TBC (register interest)


August 22
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Drovers Rest
Drovers Rest Llanycoed Farm, off Watery Lane Hay on Wye United Kingdom + Google Map