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Intro to Bushcraft

Learn the bushcraft basics | Fire | Shelters | woodwork

1 Day

Bushcraft Skills


  • One day course
  • Kit package available
  • Tool care and safety
  • Fire Lighting
  • Tarp Shelters
  • Wood Working
  • Corfe Castle, Dorset
  • Pay in full

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We offer training and assessment courses all over the UK. Our main teaching site is in Dorset, near Corfe Castle.

Spend a day in our woodland immersing yourself in the world of bushcraft

Tool care and safety

Learn about common bushcraft tools, their legality and features.

Practice sharpening a knife and best practice for safe knife use.


Try out ancient and modern methods of fire lighting

  • Flint and steel
  • Ferrous Rod
  • Birch bark
  • Fat wood
  • Charcloth

Tarp Shelters

  • Siting a shelter
  • Basic knots
  • Different designs of tarp shelters
  • Leave no trace

Wood working

Using your new found knowledge of knives and saws and learning about the properties of different woods you will create a range of useful campcraft items.

  • Feather sticks
  • Tent pegs
  • Mallets
  • Pot hanger

Please wear fire resistant clothing that you don't mind getting muddy or smoky.
Wear warm layers if the weather is looking cold.
Walking boots or sturdy trainers.
Also bring a substantial lunch and drinks bottle. 

Tea and coffee provided.

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