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Family Bushcrafts Sleepout

Set up a tarp shelter, light a fire, cook a meal and sleep out in the wild woods with Wild North Discovery!

Bring food to cook on the fire, sleeping bags and other overnight necessities.  Wear clothes you would do the garden in including waterproofs and strong footwear. Bring sandwiches and drinks for tea time and midge repellent. 

The activity leader, Bruce Ferguson, is qualified through the Institute for Outdoor Learning to teach bushcrafts to groups and has been involved in bushcrafts and teaching woodland skills for over 30 years. All our leaders are DBS checked. 

Booking is essential through Wild North Discovery: Tel 01388 529154 or

Event details

When is the event?

Saturday 26 May 2018 (more dates available)

What time is it on?

3:00pm Saturday to 9:00am Sunday

Who is this for?

8-16 years plus parents/guardians

How much?

60 per family group (2 to 4 people) 30 per additional adult, 15 per additional child

Where to meet?

Hamsterley Visitor Centre

What to wear?

Bring food to cook on the fire, sleeping bags and other overnight necessities.

Do I need to book?

Booking is through Wild North Discovery (see above)

Dogs Allowed:


Event dates

Saturday 26 May 2018
Sunday 27 May 2018


OS Grid ref: NZ092312
Postcode: DL13 3NL

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