Introduction to Bushcraft – Learn The Basics

People are increasingly travelling to wilderness destinations around the world, and wanting to learn the ways of our ancestors. This course is ideal for those venturing into the world of bushcraft , and also those who have a idea on the skills and techniques, and wish t develop their skills further. You will be amazed at the level of knowledge passed on to you in this course by our instructors.

No prior experience is required on this course.

During this packed weekend, you will look a the basics of bushcraft; Water, Shelter, Fire and Food. In addition to these you will also learn how to use a variety of tools safely and how to maintain them.

All our courses vary according to the time of year and weather conditions. But we always try to include the following:


How to find water in any given environment and various methods of purifying water to make it safe to drink using natural and man made techniques.


How to build an individual and group shelter using natural materials and cordage. We will also look at tarp shelters and the correct way to rig one up and some useful knots.


You will look at fire lighting using various methods; from modern to ancient fire lighting techniques.

We will also look at various fire lays and fire management, carrying fire, uses for your fire for warmth, cooking, and signal fires.


How to trap wild animals for food. (We will not trap any animals during the course. We will show you the techniques for doing so if you are in a survival situation). We will also teach you how to prepare fish, game and poultry for cooking and we will learn about wild plants and supplement a meal with some wild plants.

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Telephone 07527 265 330 or Email

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4th – 5th June 2022

23rd – 24th July 2022 – FULLY BOOKED!

13th – 14th August 2022 – FULLY BOOKED!

Please call us on 07527 265 330 or email: to book your place

Course info

Duration 2 Days/ 1 Night
Cost £210.00
Course size 12 participants maximum
Course start time 10.00 am Saturday
Course finish time 4.00pm Sunday
Location Oxfordshire
Catering Fully catered
Suitability 14 years and above. Under 18’s must be accompanied by a paying adult