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Bushcraft & forest school courses

Bushcraft courses, workshops and forest schools across the UK. Bushcraft courses cover survival training, wilderness and foraging skills. You'll learn about equipment, surviving in the natural environment and -most of all- the joys of having an outdoors adventure!

Bridge Meadows is a 10 acre site on the outskirts of Widdington, near Saffron Walden, North Essex. Less than one hour from London and 30 minutes from Cambridge. Available to course tutors for private hire. Please see the website for further detail.
Northumberland - Next course on 24th July 2019
Join us at Walltown and learn Bushcraft Basics on our next Wild Wednesday sessions. Try out your survival skills and join our Rangers on one of their Bushcraft sessions. Activities include fire lighting, den building and using tools. Accompanying adults go free.
Northumberland - Next course on 30th June 2019
Do you fancy trying your hand at Spoon Carving? Come along and learn safe knife skills in a comfortable environment and make your own spoon. No previous woodworking experience is necessary, though those with knowledge of working with wood will still find fresh challenges in the hand carved spoon. The joy of spoon carving is that we don't need expensive tools, workshops and work benches. Just our hands and a few simple tools. You will...
West Yorkshire - Next course on 23rd July 2019
A day of outdoor environmental and bushcraft activities led by experienced leaders. Come and set up camp and spend your day in the woods. We try to vary the activities as much as possible on each session, so the kids can try out new things with each visit. Past Bushcraft events have included: Shelter building, fire lighting, campfire cooking, field games, hammock making, wild food walks, wood work crafts, string making, bows and arrows, stalking...
Take a day with Totally Wild UK to grow your skills in cooking on an open fire and concocting meals from foraged ingredients. Fire making kits are provided and different techniques will be explored including flame grilling and adding wild herbs. The day begins with a foraging walk, harvesting a range of wild ingredients for us to cook up into a tasty lunch. There will also be some pre-made samples to try including jams and...
I am running a Practical Prehistory day-school at Ness Botanic Gardens (Neston, Wirral). The day runs from 10.30 am to 4.30 pm and comprises three parts. The first part is lecture based and will review how stone tools have helped structure our understanding of prehistory. The second part is an activity used to explore how to categorise and understand the stone tools themselves. The final afternoon session is creative and involves working through the process...
Tayside - Next course on 11th August 2019
Eco! Twine and willow workshop dreamcatchers : with Owen Pilgrim Dreamcatchers were originally crafted by Native Americans including sacred objects such as beads and feathers, to ward off nightmares and ensure a good dreams. Create your own personal dreamcatcher using all natural materials including hemp twine and willow, then decorate and embellish your work with natural objects to reflect your own style. Owen Pilgrim will guide you through the techniques to making this craft. Please...
Wiltshire - Next course on 31st August 2019
This one day charcoal making course is one of our most popular courses and will run from our Warminster site from 9.30am to 4pm. The course fee is £55 per person. This course is well suited for small woodland owners, community woodland groups and conservation groups or anybody interested in low-volume charcoal production. The course will cover the following: • The history of charcoal making • Health safety • Making charcoal using a small traditional...
Love learning? Love being outdoors? Looking for something a bit different? or maybe you Home Educate and are looking for opportunities for your children? Then this is for you!! Come and spend the morning immersed in nature, creating, crafting, learning and unwinding in the tranquil setting of Kentish woodlands. On the outskirts of the lovely village of Leigh, near Tonbridge, you will find this fabulous private woodland, providing the perfect place to get away from...
Wiltshire - Next course on 21st September 2019
Adult bushcraft and survival skills course This is a great hand’s on day at our woodland site near Warminster Wiltshire. Learning basic survival and bushcraft skills. During your time spent with us you will discover how to: · Build a debris shelter · Purify water · Use natural tinder's · Light a fire without matches · Make cordage from natural plant fibres · Identify trees · Find North without a compass Minimum age is 18,...

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