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Bushcraft Shelter and Fire-making Near London

  • Location Kent
  • Duration 2 days
  • Price from £40.00
  • Camping
  • Survival / Bushcraft
  • Multi-activity
  • Learn new skills
  • Microadventure


Learn a range of skills to be confident in nature with an emphasis on shelter, warmth, fire and food. The course is delivered in the beautiful settings of Parndon Wood Nature Reserve, one of the finest woodland and parks in the country. No experience necessary so beginners absolutely welcome. All equipment and meals provided, so all you have to do is turn up and have fun! Just a short trip from London / surrounding areas, you'll immediately feel like you're much more remote and detached from it all.

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

  • Corporates
  • Hen / Stag parties
  • School groups
  • Families

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Day 1

The skills that will be taught during this course include:
  • Survival skills
  • Making shelters using both man-made and natural materials
  • Discovering various methods of fire-making
  • Management of fire
  • Cooking over a fire
  • Working with wood and string
  • Learning about many useful trees and plants around us
  • An introduction to navigation and tracking
  • How and what to pack for a week of bushcraft in the UK.
Share a delicious evening meal cooked over the fire and discover the lore of camp craft, from knot tying to fire lighting with feather sticks. A chance to stargaze and experience the splendour of nature away from the lights and noise of the city.

Day 2

Continue with learning skills and exploring the peaceful surroundings. You'll even receive a free knife and magnesium stick to take away to continue your bushcraft journey!

Effort Level

Relax and unwind whilst exploring the great outdoors

  • Chilled
  • Active
  • Tough


No-frills Accommodation

Camping, with all equipment provided

    What's included

  • Food All meals at the campsite, so picnic lunch and supper cooked over the fire on Saturday, cooked breakfast on Sunday
  • Equipment All camping equipment including tents, sleeping bags and thermarests

    What you'll need

  • Other Waterproof clothing Warm clothing and a hat for night time Overnight bag


Custom Policy

  • Cancel before 31 days of your adventure and receive a 75% refund (minus payment processing fees).
  • Cancel within 30 days of the adventure with no refund.
  • Alternate dates may be able to be agreed at no additional cost, but this is not guaranteed.


Starting point:

Harlow, UK




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