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Family Bushcraft Day

  • Location Derbyshire
  • Price from £150.00
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Survival / Bushcraft
  • Fun & Games
  • Mindful escape
  • Learn new skills
  • Microadventure


Come and join us for a day in the woods, unleash your inner Bear Grylls and learn 3 of the main 4 survival skills. Forget your TV, tablets, games consoles and life support systems (WiFi), forget virtual reality, come out for actual reality!
Subjects covered; Shelters: natural and unnatural Water: finding, filtering and preparing to make it into a brew! Fire: from a spark to a flame and further. Gathering your materials, preparing, lighting and hopefully finishing with some friction fire lighting as well Food, this is the one you will need to bring. However, we will finish the day with a few little outdoor cooked bits n bobs
Other skills that may be included, depending on time, are camp craft, natural cordage and natural navigation.
A fun day out for the whole family from little ones to not so little ones. Get out into an amazing learning environment. Oh, and be prepared to get a little muddy as well!
We will be operating within the current government guidelines for Covid-19 so be confident of a fun learning experience.


As this is a private day for your family we can tailor it to suit your families requirements.
The initial list is a just a typical example of what we offer. We are happy to discuss your requirements, please do enquire for more details.
We can cater for families and 'bubbles'.

This adventure is perfect for individuals and small groups, and can be tailored for:

  • Families
  • School groups

Make this experience your own: Send Enquiry

Effort Level

You’ll be working up a sweat. Bring along a touch of enthusiasm and a little determination

  • Chilled
  • Active
  • Tough


Not-provided Accommodation

We have a shelter set up in the woods over our main campfire area along with compost toilet and hand washing facilities.

    What's included

  • Drink We will provide tea, coffee and hot chocolate plus milk or non dairy equivalent (typically oat milk as it works better in coffee)
  • Equipment All activity equipment required for the day is included, you just need a sense of adventure and fun.

    What you'll need

  • Warm Clothing Lots of warm layers even if the forecast is good, its always cooler in the woods.
  • Waterproofs Waterproofs are recommended, it is the UK after all.
  • Food You will need to bring lunch and snacks for the day
  • Drink Bring a mug each please, it makes brews so much easier :-)
  • Camping Equipment Camp chairs would be useful, otherwise we have some logs.
  • Other Boots or wellies, there is damp ground around even if it seems dry!


Custom Policy

If you cancel your booking: should you, or any member of your party, be forced to cancel your booking you must do so in writing and this letter / email must be signed by the person who signed the booking form. - Where a client cancels a course more than 4 weeks prior to the course date, the deposit is non-refundable. - Where a client cancels a course less than 4 weeks prior to the course date the course fee is non-refundable. Please note all cancellations should be confirmed in writing.




Red Oak Bushcrafts

Red Oak Bushcrafts

Red Oak Bushcrafts is the experience provider for Family Bushcraft Day