Bushcraft

Bushcraft is a popular activity that gives you the chance to get back to nature and test your survival skills! It uses ancient methods that enable us to thrive and survive in the natural environment. In the past these essential skills were handed down from generation to generation, but in the modern world we live in today our interaction with our natural surroundings has become disconnected.

Our bushcraft sessions give you the opportunity to explore our natural environment, learn some of these ancient survival skills and put them to the test!

Bushcraft Options

  • Shelter Building using man made materials
  • Shelter Building using natural materials
  • Fire lighting and fire construction
  • Cooking and boiling water over an open fire
  • Navigation of the outdoors
  • Further use of map & compass in the outdoors
  • Making basic tools from natural resources

Each individual option can be covered in a 1.5 hour session, 2 options can be covered in a morning or afternoon session, or 3 – 4 options can be done in a day!  You can work together either has a whole group or in smaller sub-teams!

Knives & Notches Session

Book your own 3 hour session to make the notches you would need to make everything from a tent peg to a log cabin!
The session covers the use of knives and axes that will ensure you can turn ordinary sticks and branches into useable and useful items so that you can make a meal or that all important brew! The session also looks at fire lighting with a variety of methods and natural materials include the bow drill.

£150 for a family of 4 (juniors aged 12+)
£60 for individuals (aged 16+)
All equipment is provided. Book now by calling on 0121 772 5111.

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Bushcraft Adventures by Canoe

Book your own 3 hour session to simulate a wilderness canoe trip where you are at one with nature.
The session will introduce you to paddling a canoe and teach you how to construct your own shelter! The instructor will also show you how to start a fire and keep it alight, should it start raining!

£150 for a family of 4 (juniors aged 12+)
£60 for individuals (aged 16+)
All equipment is provided. Book now by calling on 0121 772 5111.

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