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Family Bushcrafts

Children working on their den.




You’ll need to build a shelter, your own den in the woods. You’re going to eat so you’ll build and light your own camp fire (but no matches!). You’ll cook your BBQ food and then sitting round the fire you can have a go at making an elder-wood pea-shooter or a string bracelet from nettles!

The activity leader, Bruce Ferguson from Wild North Discovery, is qualified through the Institute for Outdoor Learning to teach bushcrafts to groups and has been involved in bushcrafts and woodland skills since 1987.

Booking in advance is essential:

Phone Bruce Fergurson on 01388 529154

or book through the Wild North Discovery Website

Event details

When is the event?

Sunday 30 October 2016

What time is it on?

1:00pm to 5:00pm (4:30 finish for the October event)

Who is this for?

Children should be over 5 and there should be a maximum of 2 children per adult.

How much?

10 per person or 30 for a family of four

Where to meet?

Hamsterley Forest Information Point

What to wear?

Eat before you arrive AND bring food to BBQ. Bring water-proof clothing and sturdy footwear.

Dogs Allowed:


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