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Private Foraging Experience, Cornwall

  • Location Cornwall
  • Duration 2 hours
  • Price from £160.00
  • Culinary
  • Walking / Hiking
  • Wildlife
  • Mindful escape
  • Learn new skills
  • Microadventure

Highlights

At your own pace, discover the world of edible wild plants or seaweeds in Cornwall. Be guided along hedgerows, fields or onto the beach - all at a location and time that suits you and your partner, family, friends or colleagues.
Experiences are led at a leisurely pace and can be between 1-3 hours (2-3 hours is recommended as the most worthwhile). Through hands-on learning, you can acquire the skills of identifying and sustainably picking wild food. You'll be given lots of recipe ideas too.
Facilitated by an experienced guide and award-winning author on foraging and cooking. We'll normally cover around 8-12 wild foods, with an emphasis on fun and practical knowledge, enabling you to see the landscape and coastline in a whole new way!

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

  • Charity fundraising
  • Corporates
  • Families
  • Hen / Stag parties
  • Dog Friendly

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Details

Day 1

A leisurely 2 hour guided walk at your pace. Choose from hedgerows and fields, to coast and seashore, or a mixture of them all! It's about content rather than distance, we often average 1 mile an hour, but can go further if you wish!
Experience outline and what to expect:
  • 8-10 wild edible plants
  • Guidance on wild food identification, safety, seasons and how to harvest and pick
  • Tried and tested suggestions on cooking wild food and recipes
  • How to dry and preserve wild ingredients
  • Nutritional and medicinal information (where known, please note I am not a Medical Herbalist)
  • Wild food tasters – Homemade tasters e.g. one of; nettle pesto and wild seeded bread - samphire salsa verde and seaweed crackers, s – hot spicy seaweed broth – gorse flower genoise cakes – sweet seaweed meringues -
  • Opportunity to buy a signed copy of my foraging book/s.

Effort Level

Relax and unwind whilst exploring the great outdoors

  • Chilled
  • Active
  • Tough

Inclusions

    What you'll need

  • Warm Clothing layers can be useful as the coast is often exposed
  • Waterproofs Weather appropriate clothing, please check the forecast
  • Drink
  • Other Scissors for cutting seaweed. Weather appropriate clothing, layers can be helpful. Bottle of water or drink, snacks (optional), any personal medication needed, sun lotion, camera, notebook and pen. Wear footwear suitable for potentially slippery and wet areas.

Cancellations

Moderate Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 30 days before the activity is scheduled to start.

Location

Starting point:

TR20 9NE, Penzance, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom

Provider

Rachel

Rachel

Rachel is the experience provider for Private Foraging Experience, Cornwall