Learning how to make a campfire The humble little pig nut on a wild food forage Lightweight tarp set up as a sheltered workspace Featherstick from hazel Cooking over a campfire Firelighting with tinder from the woods Maintaining a sharp edge Choosing a good campsite Improvised bindings and lashings from nature Wild garlic harvest Foraging group in the bluebell woods Rope made with willow bark Making fire from feathersticks Emergency shelter systems Tinder bundle into flame Lean-to shelter and spruce bough bed Wild garlic and burdock root basket Firelighting with birch bark and sparks Filtering water before boiling Chicken of the woods Campfire Billy can over campfire

Bushcraft Essentials Day

A neat little package of the most important skills and knowledge, perfect for anyone just starting out!

  • safety with sharp tools
  • packing your kit and what to take
  • sensible survival and emergency gear and how to use it
  • best place to site your camp
  • setting up tarps and bashas
  • lighting fire in all weathers and safe practice
  • improvising from nature (making tent pegs, pot supports, hangers and bindings)
  • keeping your tools sharp
  • seasonal wild foods and natural history
  • a selection of useful knots and lashings

The day will begin at 9am and we'll finish at around 5pm 

All tools, materials and hot drinks are provided, however please bring your own food for the day. 

This course is suitable as private training for groups of two or more people or even as a team building exercise.


Bushcraft Essentials Day

Bushcraft Essentials Day

1 Day

Start 09.00

Finish 17.00

£100 per person (minimum of 2 people required to book)

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