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 Based at stunning locations in the Yorkshire Pennines and Cumbria. We offer courses that will show you new skills and give you the knowledge and confidence to go into the outdoors and not only survive but thrive. All our courses are practical, safe and fun.

They are suitable for individuals, families or groups. Whether you're a single parent looking for new ideas that don't involve being on-line, a grandparent who wants to wow the grandkids with your firelighting skills or just someone who's watched TV survival 'experts' and wants to learn how they do it. Then we have a course to suit you.

 We have run a number of groups for young people that are fun and informative. Safety and inclusion are paramount. We can cater for special needs groups with leaders. Just tell us your requirements and we will do our best to meet your needs and give your group an enjoyable experience.

Bushcraft is about giving an individual confidence in their own abilities. It stimulates an awareness of their surroundings and awakens the senses. It is a journey of discovery and instils a love of nature and a sense of responsibility of the natural environment.


             Both instructors are level 3 forest school practitioners, have current DBS certificates and have remote locations first aid certificates.





Richard is a life-long mountaineer and camper. He has trekked across many wild places from the Canadian Rockies to the Urals, Scandinavia to Morocco and the rain forests of Costa Rica.

He is a qualified and registered social worker with over 30 years experience in supporting families and safeguarding children.

He has a strong belief in the therapeutic benefits of spending time out in the woods on peoples mental health and well-being.


Joe is a Forest School Leader in a primary school. He is also an author, illustrator, musician and forager. 

He loves to challenge himself and test out his survival skills in remote places and extreme environments. He has a strong interest in ancient cultures and indigenous peoples from around the world and how their wisdom can be incorporated into bushcraft he  has spent time in India, Cambodia and with native americans in Montana. USA. 

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