Our range of activities can be adapted to suit any age. We will create a programme to suit you – just choose from the activities below.
Create your own survival shelter out of forest materials – can you make it weatherproof? This activity is great for team work.
45 minutes – 2 hours
Learn safe fire lighting techniques. Try lighting a variety of tinders and learn how to select good kindling. This session could involve using fire-steels, traditional flints and steels or the bow-drill to light your fire.
45 minutes – 2 hours
Learn how to filter and purify water to make it safe to drink. Using just natural materials found in the forest learn how to remove particles and harmful bacteria from your water.
Learn how to use a knife safely and try a variety of safe cutting techniques. Start with a tent peg before moving on to more technical greenwood working projects.
1 hour minimum
Willow basket weaving
Learn the timeless art of basket weaving on this full day session. Learn a variety of weaving techniques to create your own round basket to take home.
Max group size: 6; Full day session
A variety of hand tools can be used during a session including loppers, bow saws, pruning saws, froes and knives. Learn how to safely use these tools for a variety of jobs such as thinning, pruning or coppicing small trees to help us improve our forest habitat.
Half day session
Prepare and cook your snacks or meal over the campfire.
Or use our wood-fired, clay oven – perfect for delicious pizzas!
30 minutes – 3 hours
Green wood working
Learn traditional green-wood working techniques. Using shave horse, draw knife, froe, knife and gouge you can create spoons, spatulas, coat pegs and small bowls.
2 hours – full day
Traditional woodland crafts
Have a go at a variety of crafts – make glue form pine resin, artist’s charcoal from willow, natural cordage, knife sheaths or pendants.
1 hour – 3 hours
Test your team work skills with our range of challenges. Follow the link to find out more.
To find out more or to make a booking please contact Karina on 0300 067 5463 or email firstname.lastname@example.org