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Family Bushcraft Survival Challenge

A family survival adventure – stick together, solve the problems, learn the skills, stay alive. You’re light airplane has crash landed in dense forest hundreds of miles from civilisation. You have no food or medicine or matches to light a fire. How will you survive? As a family you will solve the problems and hopefully make it through!

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.


Event details

When is the event?

Monday 6 August 2018

What time is it on?


Who is this for?

Age 8+ accompanied by adult. Maximum of two children per adult

How much?

50 per family (2 to 4 people) 10 per additional person

Where to meet?

Kielder Castle

What to wear?

Wear clothes you would do the garden in including waterproofs and strong footwear. Bring a packed lunch and midge repellent.

Do I need to book?

01388 529154 or

Dogs Allowed:



OS Grid ref: NY632936
Postcode: NE48 1ER

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Kielder Castle

01434 250209

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