Bushcraft & Survival

Bushcraft & Survival

Inspiring a broader understanding of your place in the natural world.

Bushcraft is the practice of outdoor skills, studying and developing the understanding, in order to not only survive but thrive in nature.

Gathering Bushcraft skills enables the user to assess basic physiological necessities for human life: food (through foraging, tracking, hunting, trapping, fishing), water sourcing and purification, shelter-building, and fire lighting. These may be supplemented with expertise in cordage, knots, wood-carving, campcraft, medicine/health, natural navigation, and tool and weapon making.

We are privileged to work with the best in the industry and are lucky to be able to offer bushcraft courses for all levels of experience.

From weekend bushcraft courses built to give you the chance to take your skills to the next level and gain NCFE and IOL accreditations to just enjoying time in the woods with ease

Bushcraft Courses

Throughout the season we host private Bushcraft and Survival packages for groups and families to acquire new skills that will promote creativity, learning and social skills. We also have NCFE and IOL Accredited courses for those who really want to up their skill set training for personal, social or business use. You can book your private package below and enjoy quality time together while trying out some fresh and fun activities. For schools, local charities and other enquiries please email us, give us a call.

‘Teaching people about science, safety, self-reliance’

Our Regular Events

Throughout the season from 1st April to 1st October we host regular community and local family events for children and families to join in and socialise with other like minded chilfdren and famlies in a safe and secure environment. We offer both parent child sessions classes and a drop off club on the first Saturday of every month. From family friendly yoga sessions given by our Qualified instructors, to a wide range of fun filled woodland games and bushcraft.

‘Teach the children, so it will not be necessary to teach the adults’

Wellness Wood

The Wellness Woods can be hired as a whole package, or in part. Rentals can be made by hourly, per day, per weekend and week-long bookings. Our venue management service is recommended for site users requiring support while navigating the site, extra pair of hands setting up or any other support whilst using the Wellness Woods. This service is charged at £25 per hour and can be booked when booking the venue. Please email or call for further info, make bookings, prices and other enquiries.

‘We want our clients to disconnect to reconnect’

Wild Camping

Wild Camping

Our events and activities are carried out in Southover Woods. With 12 wild camping pitches that are enclosed in completely private woodlands making them safe and secure. However we have a central meeting point and The Woodland School for families and children to socialize and make friends. When booking a course should you wish you will also be able to book a pitch at Southover woods for 1 – 3 days.

‘Inspiring families to get back into nature to reconnect and refresh together’.

Birchbark Events

Private Bushcraft & Survival Courses