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Sherwood Bushcraft
(Average user rating: 5 unrated 5/5)

Bushcraft, traditional woodland skills and team building activities - great for youth groups, schools, corporate team building, birthday parties and private functions.

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Choose your activities

Choose from our range of bushcraft activities and team challenges and we will help you plan a great day in the woods. From shelter building to willow basket weaving, there's something for everyone.

Schools and youth groups

Looking to book a visit with your school or youth group? Find everything you need here.

Birthday parties

Join us in the forest for a birthday full of fun and adventure. 

Overnight stays 

Want to really get away from it all? Then why not stay the night? Build your own shelter to sleep in and cook your dinner over the camp fire.

Corporate team away days

What better way to escape the office than gaining new skills and enjoying team building challenges at our bushcraft camp in the heart of Sherwood Pines. We specialise in running bespoke away days for small corporate groups, follow the link to find out more. 

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Join us at our bushcraft camp in the heart of Sherwood Pines to complete the residential section of your Gold Duke of Edinburgh's Award.

Bushcraft events

A range of events are available throughout the year including willow basket weaving and fungi forays.


To find out more or to make a booking please contact Karina on 0300 067 5463 or email 



What do other visitors say?

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We asked for a fun day to celebrate a 10th birthday. Our group ranged in age from 8 to 58, including a a group of 10 year olds and another of teenagers. Everyone had an absolutely fabulous day (we knew we would as this wasn't our first time with the rangers at Sherwood Pines). The day was relaxed and flexible and our wide range of ages and abilities were easily accommodated. No one wanted to leave and our 10 year old birthday boy said that it was his best birthday ever. Job done!

Julie Chester-Stirling, 10/Apr/2018
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Zack and his friends had the most amazing time and he was in his element all day. Thank you so much for teaching us all new skills! Five stars!

Simon and Fiona Buckley, 14/Feb/2018
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Bushcraft was an excellent activity for the group to develop team building skills as well as gaining knowledge and understanding about the outdoors. The bushcraft area is a safe, well controlled environment set in its natural surroundings and provides young people who often dont experience the outdoors with a really valuable learning and fun experience. Emily was excellent on the day, not only organising some excellent activities, but providing me with additional support at the end of the day with a difficult situation. Other forestry staff on site were all friendly and helpful making this a really worthwhile, enjoyable day for everybody. Our young people said it was a great day out and asked to go back again and do something else. we loved it.

Jo Tasker, 15/Aug/2017
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Last updated: 31st July 2017

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OS Grid ref: SK612637
Postcode: NG21 9JL

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Karina Thornton
Sherwood Bushcraft Ranger
0300 067 5463

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