the wilderness project

BUSHCRAFT SKILLS

Come and delve into the world of bushcraft in the beautiful Wye Valley, Mid Wales.  Spend time whitling, firelighting, shelter building, open fire cooking, foraging and more in a relaxed and fun atmosphere with our highly knowledgeable and friendly staff.  

Bushcraft Skills course dates for 2020:                                                                   Introduction to Bushcraft course dates for 2020:

23rd-24th March 2020                                                                                    22nd March                         

4th-5th May 2020                                                                                            31st May

23rd-24th July 2020                                                                                         2nd October

8th-9th October 2020

10th-11th October 2020

Please choose your date when booking below.

INTRODUCTION TO BUSHCRAFT - 1 Day Course - Gift pack offer available: Adult Basic £60 / Under 18's £45. Adult with gift pack £75

1 Day Training Course   Gift Pack Offer available: Adult basic £60 / Under 18s £45. Adult with gift pack £75     

Gift Pack Offer: fire steel and Hultafors bushcraft knife 

This one day bushcraft foundation course is designed to introduce you to some of the basic crafts involved in living in the outdoors and is an ideal platform from which to develop your skills and passion. Spend the day relaxing, learning new techniques and having fun.
Amongst other things learn safe knife handling skills, try your hand at lighting a fire using several different methods, make some rustic bread for lunch and discover shelter building techniques. With clear skies we’ll also examine navigating using the sun.
Please note this course is not suitable for young children and would better suit those aged around 10 or above. Children under 15 must be accompanied by a paying adult.

Normal prices: Adult basic £60/Under 18s £45.  Adult with gift pack £75.

Gift pack comprises fire steel and Hultafors bushcraft knife. Please note gift packs are only available to adults and will be available for collection on the course. To receive your gift pack please bring photo i.d. to comply with UK law on the purchase of knives.
If you are buying this as a gift and would like to receive an e-gift card please send a request to enquiries@learn-outdoors.co.uk
Prices include VAT. Please contact us if you would like a VAT receipt or if you would prefer to be invoiced directly.

Before booking your place, please ensure you read our terms and conditions.

BUSHCRAFT SKILLS - 2 Day Training Course £180 (incl VAT) - Includes complimentary Hultafors Bushcraft Knife

Complimentary Hultafors bushcraft knife (adults only)

This is a wonderful opportunity for you to spend two days in a stunning location looking at fundamental bushcraft skills.

This bushcraft course introduces new topics and expands on the content of our Introduction to Bushcraft, although no previous experience is necessary to enjoy the course.
You will learn safe knife handling skills and more in-depth fire lighting techniques.  Shelter building sessions will incorporate the use of natural materials and tarps and you can choose to sleep in a shelter of your own construction.   You’ll discover the delights of cooking on an open fire and foraging for seasonal goodies.  There will be an opportunity to look at basic wood carving and if time allows, you may also explore natural cordage or another aspect of bushcraft.  With clear skies we’ll examine navigating using the sun.

The course includes lots of interactive sessions with our friendly and knowledgeable team and allows plenty of time for you to relax, practice and hone skills and proficiency in each of the topic areas, and soak up the beautiful surroundings.

Please note this course is not suitable for young children and would better suit those aged around 10 or above. Children under 15 must be accompanied by a paying adult.

Prices include VAT. Please contact us if you would like a VAT receipt or if you would prefer to be invoiced directly.

Before booking your place, please ensure you read our terms and conditions.

TRAIN THE TRAINER

This foundation course is designed to provide you with the skills and confidence to run some basic bushcraft sessions with your own group exploring ways in which you would deliver basic bushcraft sessions yourself.

 

BESPOKE BUSHCRAFT

All our bushcraft training courses allow you the opportunity for hands-on experience with expert tuition and guidance. Create bespoke events for your group.  Talk to us about devising your own.

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TESTIMONIALS

 "The venue was superb.  I am honestly unsure how the course could have been improved.  Thank you."

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 “Really knowledgeable and helpful staff who gave really good safety briefings but who were incredibly flexible with the groups needs and interests.” 

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"The course was extremely well set up with lots of helpful learning activities." 

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"Very well organised, fantastic amounts of information with practical demonstrations." 

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“All safety measures in place. Excellent tutors and Course Director. Venue excellent and pupils taken through all safety procedures with walking activities to cooking.”

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“This is the best first aid course I have been on.  The teaching methods in combination with a comprehensive syllabus helped to achieve this.  Robin is a highly skilled trainer.  Thanks!” 

TESTIMONIALS

“All safety measures in place. Excellent tutors and Course Director. Venue excellent and pupils taken through all safety procedures with walking activities to cooking.” 

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"The instructor was very friendly and explained things in a way I could understand. Safety was always first.  Venue was excellent." 

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“I attended an invaluable, well-structured, comprehensive, supportive and enjoyable Advanced Hill Skills course. This small-group course was tailored to meet my individual needs, namely to improve specific Mountain Leader skills prior to putting myself forward for assessment. After the course I was then able to pass my Mountain Leader Assessment with confidence.”