Bushcraft Courses

Have you ever wondered what life would have been like before the invention of electricity, television, or even matches? Or have you ever considered the possibility of finding yourself trapped in a wilderness environment without the modern technology we all take for granted? Could you survive?

We believe in the Scout motto “Be prepared, and the best form of preparation is the accumulation of knowledge”.

Learning to live comfortably in the outdoors does not require supernatural abilities, but a practical understanding of the basic principles and techniques of bushcraft that will enable you to adapt confidently to any environment.

Dave Menell offers a range of specialised Bushcraft and Survival Courses that have been designed to teach the skills and techniques of Bushcraft in a safe and enjoyable way.

Bespoke Courses

Choose your own adventure from kids or adult parties or one to one tuition

We are always happy to accommodate private bookings, from kids or adult parties to one to one tuition on a particular traditional skill. The menus here are based on most common requests days, please use the ‘other’ menu to enquire about a different activity or skill.

Design your experience

Family Adventures

Family Bushcraft days and Overnight Camp outs

Our family Bushcraft Courses are designed to suit all ages and experience from gentle woodland walks and traditional bushcraft skills to overnight camp outs under the stars, and more advanced survival techniques.

Choose your adventure

Corporate Bushcraft

Company Fun Days Out to Professional Team Building Days

The wild woods offers a unique day out and radical change from the working day. We have a number of suggested days out you can choose from or call us and we can design a day around your team. Getting out into the woods and either learning a traditional skill or pitting your wits against nature is proven to invigorate and recentre teams and individuals…

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