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Bushcraft and survival skills courses

Duration: 1 Day 9.30am to 4pm

Price: £70

Contact: Pete & Jacqui at Explore The Great Outdoors.

Five Ash Lane
Five Ash Lane, Sutton Veny
BA12 7BH

Course Start Dates

Due to the uncertainty caused by COVID-19/Coronavirus, please contact the course organiser before finalising plans to attend this course.
Saturday 25th April 2020
Saturday 30th May 2020
Sunday 28th June 2020
Sunday 23rd August 2020
Saturday 26th September 2020
Saturday 31st October 2020
Saturday 14th November 2020

About the Course

Here’s another Award-Winning Course from Explore the Great Outdoors, Winners of the Best Woodland Courses 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, younger students are allowed by prior arrangement please call us to discuss.

Please take a look at our other course listings or our website for details of other courses that we run.

We are based in the Southwest of England in easy reach from Bristol, Bath, Salisbury, Southampton, Chippenham, Swindon, and London.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

The course runs from 9.30am to 4pm with a half hour break for lunch.
The kettle is always for tea and coffee ect, also we will do some bread and vegetable soup at luchtime for everybody.

Want to review this course?

Had a great day in the woods with you!!

- - #26720

Peter & Jackie welcomed the group into their lovely woods that were just beginning to burst into a bluebell carpet.

I enjoyed the shelter building, water purification, cordage and navigation sessions and
the fire lighting segment was particularly fun, instructive and even, at times, theatrical!

Many thanks to "Explore The Great Outdoors" for a relaxing and informative day amongst the trees.

- - #21061

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