1 Day Bushcraft Courses
Our bushcraft day courses are a great way to dip your toe into the world of bushcraft to start your bushcraft training. Our day courses aim is to introduce you to various elements of bushcraft and survival in a fun and informative way.
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A 24hr bushcraft course is designed to give you an overnight bushcraft experience, putting your skills to the test under the guidance of our skilled instructor team. You will learn how to construct a weatherproof debris shelter alongside how to create fire with matches using the bow drill method (fire by friction). You will guided through how to prepare a pigeon for your lunch and a rabbit for your evening meal alongside cooking techniques. Snares and traps is another skill that we teach you including the legalities.
Our Bushcraft Experience course takes you deep into the woodland where you will spend the day learning some of the key elements of bushcraft. During the day our instructors will teach you a variety of bushcraft skills from building a natural shelter, through to preparing and cooking a wild game lunch. This is a hands on course, giving you the opportunity to delve into the world of bushcraft.
Fire Lighting Day CourseNew for 2018
Delve deeper in the skills and techniques of lighting a fire. During this day course you will light a whole range of fires using a number of methods from primitive through to modern. You will learn how to firstly source tinder, prepare it and use it in the most effective manor to create a roaring fire in no time. You will learn and light fires using matches, flint and steel, ferrocerium rods, chemical reactions and the sun.
Flint Knapping course
During this course our primitive skills instructor will teach your how to create primitive tools such as axe heads, knife blades, arrowheads, and hide scrapers from nodules of flint. Everything you make during this course you’ll take home with you at the end.
Kuksa carving courseNew for 2018
The kuksa carving day is just that, a crafty day learning how to carve with green wood to create your very own Kuksa. The name kuksa derives from the Scandinavian word meaning drinking vessel or cup and is traditionally carved from birch wood by the Sami people of the north.
Natural NavigationNew for 2018
Discover the rare art of finding your way using natural navigation, during this course you’ll learn how nature can help guide you through the lan and sea and navigate successfully without a modern compass or GPS. You will learn how the sun, trees and plants can help point you inthe right direction alongside, the stars and moon. You will also learn during this day course how to attract attention to yourself in an emergency buy various means of signalling.
Spoon carving course
During our spoon carving course you’ll be guided through how to carve a spoon from green wood. There will be a variety of wood to choose from including birch, sycamore and ash. The day will be spent carving under the woodland canopy where you’ll truly be in touch with nature. By the end of the course you’ll walk away with at least one spoon that you’ve carved yourself
The Whole Deer
The Whole Deer – A hands on butchery course dedicated to the butchery of an entire deer. You will be getting stuck in to every process throughout this day course covering how to firstly skin a large mammal such as a deer, you’ll then be taken through how to remove the various joints of meat making steaks from the fillets, roasting joints from haunches as well as making marinades to infuse the tasty venison in. Your woodland lunch will be… venison, cooked over the embers of a camp fire. At the end of this course you will leave with a cool box full of venison and recipes of tasty venison meals.
Wild Game Butchery
Wild game such as venison, rabbit and pigeon are becoming increasing popular and this course is designed with that in mind. You’ll get hands on with the butchery of large and small game as well as wild fowl.
By the end of the day, you will walk away with a selection of the meats you’ve prepared during the day. This will include a minimum of 1/4 of a deer, pigeons and rabbits