Bushcraft & Nature Awareness

Take camping one step further... light a fire without matches, cook on an open fire , shoot an atl-atl...

 

 

 

 

Prices are per person with a minimum group size of two for the short courses. We also offer one to one sessions and a discounted price for group and family bookings. Please contact us for details.

We aim to be as flexible as possible so with one or two exceptions there are no fixed dates for the courses. If you are interested in one of our courses and have dates in mind please let us know.

You do not have to be staying in one of our yurts to do one of the courses.

All day courses include lunch, materials and tool use.

Yurtworks is fully insured to run courses in the outdoors and our instructors have the necessary DBS clearance.

 

1-2 day Courses

Introduction to Outdoor Living, Natural Craft, and Nature Awareness. This is the first course we have run that brings together traditional bushcraft, craft making and nature awareness skills. A short weekend course, it is an introduction to a more reflective approach to outdoor living skills. 2 days. Adults £150 pp. Dates tbc.

Spoon Carving. 2 day, This introduction to spoon carving led by Tim Hutton and Steve Lambert takes you through the stages from selecting the wood from a tree, axe work, knife sharpening , spatula and spoon design and carving. adults. £130 pp. Dates tbc

Forage and Cook on an open fire. adults 1 day. £60 per person.

Fire lighting includes making your own bowdrill set. Learn how to set up different variety of fire lays, with natural and man made tinders. Practice different fire lighting methods and make your own bow drill set to take home with you . 1 day. £60per person

Short Courses

Fire lighting . How to prepare a fire and gather different types of tinder. Fire safety. Experiment with different fire lighting techniques. Take up the 5 minute fire lighting from scratch challenge.Kids from 8yo. 2 hrs. £20pp

Fire lighting . Learn how to set up different variety of fire lays, with natural and man made tinders. Practice different fire lighting methods including bow drill fire lighting. Adults 3 hrs £35 pp.

Knife skills. Knife safety and handling. Learn some simple knife grips for carving wood. Have a go at carving feather sticks, tent pegs, and butter knives. Kids from 8 years old 2 hrs. £20 pp

Knife skills. Knife safety and handling. Learn some simple knife grips for carving wood. suitable woods and learning how to read the grain. Have a go at carving a feather stick, tent peg, or butter knife, clothes hook or even an atl- atl. adults 3 hours. £35pp

Shelter and Hammocks with a sleep out option in the woods. Experimenting with different types of shelter old and new. Tents are great but without the advantage of a view of the surrounding woods at night and in the early morning that a tarp, hammock or natural shelter can offer. With a few easy to master skills shelter building and hammock sleeping can become a very special outdoor experience. adults. 3 hours from £35pp

Dens and Hammocks with sleep out option in the woods. Similar to the course for adults can be adapted to suit the experince age and interest of the participants. kids. 3 hours. The sleep out option for children would need to be accompanied by an adult family member. from £35pp

Skin and and prepare a rabbit  for cooking. 3 hrs £35pp

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