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This is a 2 day weekend taster giving you the opportunity to see how rewarding bushcraft can be with a moderate level of training. This short survival training course gives you the chance to experience the pleasure of living with nature and also teaches some essential bushcraft and survival skills, equipping you Bushcraft instruction

with some useful firelore and Plantlore to carry with you throughout your life. You can build on this or return for fuller training at a later date. But this is without doubt an excellent introduction in to the world of bushcraft and living outdoors in and around nature.

The skills covered:

  • Use of a Tarp
  • Safe wilderness camping
  • Natural navigation
  • Silent stalking
  • Introduction to Fire by Friction
  • Tree and plant identification
  • Lighting your own fire with survival tools
  • Essential fire nurturing and campfire skills
  • Bushcraft cooking
  • Pot hangars
  • Nature awareness
  • Edible and medicinal plants
  • Simple traps
  • Simple wood carving and tool selection



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Any issues/queries regarding booking please email learnbushcraft@gmail.com

We will ask you for the remaining balance 4 weeks prior to the start date. If booking with less than 4 weeks to the start date we will contact you as soon as your deposit is received.


Further information about this course

This is a two day course run from a central basecamp in gorgeous bluebell filled ancient coppiced woodland surrounded by wildlife such as Bushcraft instructionbuzzards, deer and badger. The course runs from 9am on Saturday and finishes at about 4pm on the Sunday.

To make this as affordable as possible, we ask that you self cater, bring your own food and you provide your own pot, knife and saw, all three of which can be purchased collectively for as little as £30. You learn how to use them whilst you're with us and then take them away with you at the end. We will also provide links to enable you to easily buy the correct items & we offer ideas of what food to bring with you. We still provide all the other bushcraft equipment such as tarps and fire lighting materials, you just have to bring yourself, a sleeping bag/bivi bag and sensible outdoor clothing. We do provide a kit list of reccomended items to help people ensure they bring everything to make themselves comfortable so they get the most from this very rewarding experience.

The course is run from a expedition style base camp in gorgeous woodlands. You will learn an array of skills to carry in your mind and muscles whilst being surrounded by birdsong, the scent of wild flowers, sightings of deer and badger.

Max group size: 5 Bushcraft Students

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Duration: 2 days

Cost: £110 per person

pre-requisite bushcraft courses: none


contact us on learnbushcraft@gmail.com


Bushcraft Course Dates 2016

6th - 7th May (Available)

10th - 11th June (Available)

15th - 16th July (Available)