Paul Blissett Hedgelaying

30 years hedging in Bucks, Beds & Herts
Twelve miles of hedge laid since 2000
The first and largest hedgelaying website

Useful Links

Andrew Mullenger's Hedgerow Conservation and Hedgelaying site
Contains useful sections on hedges and hedgelaying - well worth a visit.
Useful for anyone interested in billhooks.  Who would have thought the French had more patterns than us?
Blackdown Hills Hedge Association A very active local group organising their own competition and monthly training courses throughout the season
Countryside Jobs Service CJS is an ethical small business publishing free & low cost information to promote countryside careers in the UK & environmental conservation worldwide.
Devon Hedge Group An excellent resource for anyone interested in Devon hedges
Hedgeline can assist with domestic hedging disputes.  The culprit is normally rampant Leyland Cypress (leylandii)
Hedgelink Excellent resource for those interested in hedges. Includes a useful image library.
There is a useful page devoted to sources of hedge and hedge-related grant funding at
National Drystone Walling Association
Hedges and drystone walls are the two characteristic linear landscape features in Great Britain.  The DSWA provides an excellent source of information on all aspects of drystone walling.  The best way to try drystone walling is on a British Trust for Conservation Volunteers working break.
National Hedgelaying Society
The National Hedgelaying Society (NHLS) is a good source of information on hedge related issues, training and hedgelaying competitions.
Excellent resource for advice and guidance on practical conservation in the UK.  Their hedgerow section bravely attempts to interpret the 1997 Hedgerow Regulations
Oxford Conservation Volunteers
Very active and friendly local conservation group - known to do hedgelaying!
South of England Hedgelaying Society A very active society organising its own competition and training days
Somerset Hedge Group
Very interesting and comprehensive information about hedges in Somerset, including details of local course and hedgelayers.
Trust for Conservation Volunteers (TCV)
TCV organise volunteer activity which can include hedgelaying as well as other practical conservation skills.  Formerly known as BTCV.