Make your own Hiking Staff, Walking Stick or Foraging Crook



A fantastic opportunity to spend time in tranquil woodland in the heart of South East Kent making your own unique Hiking Staff, Walking Stick or Foraging Crook that you will value and use for a life time. You can choose to personalise your Staff with markings or carvings and could EVEN make your own Foraging Crook to use in the field on our Forage and Fire Course.    Sitting around a warm camp fire you will design and create your own personalised Staff/Stick with the guidance of an experienced instructor. During this one day practical event you WILL be... Given the tools and advice of how to make the most of your PERSONALISED design. Choose from various seasoned wood, Hazel, Ash or Maple. Decide on the length, the width and design for your UNIQUE Staff. Design and carve your own unique hiking staff Shown how to STRIP and SHAPE the seasoned wood correctly. Be given clear bushcraft instruction on SAFE knife and tool use. Provided with all the EQUIPMENT and materials needed, seasoned wood, tools, vanish and wax.  Carvings of your choice on your newly made Staff you may choose to add your own personal CARVING.  Given a choice of finishes for your Hiking Staff or Foraging Crook with either varnish or bees wax.  Choosing whether to add a rubber base to the bottom of your Staff.

What's included in the price?

Wood All tools and equipment Hot drinks Free parking


4½ hours

Cancellation policy

Medium - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts


Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Children
  • Wheelchair users
  • Limited mobility
  • Learning difficulties (SEN)
  • Public transport
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Parking provided
  • Father's Day
  • School holiday workshops & activities
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Mother's Day
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Stag dos
  • UK Holiday
  • Hen dos
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Goodnestone Park Gardens, Goodnestone, , Canterbury, Kent, CT3 1PJ