Course: Survival & Bushcraft Fundamentals

Regular price£130.00
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🔸Date: Wednesday 16th - Friday 18th August
🔸Time: 09:00 start on the 16th. Finish around 2pm on the 18th
🔸Location: Field725 Camping, Wanstrow, Shepton Mallet BA4 4SZ

We're thrilled to announce this Survival & Bushcraft Fundamentals Course at a wonderful location near Frome in Somerset!

This is a structured but relaxed course focusing on core survival skills that are transferable wherever in the world you are.

We’ll cover the foundational principles of survival and bushcraft, including:


  • How to make a fire in any conditions using many different techniques, including from sparks and rubbing sticks together!
  • Finding and using different tinders and woods for many types of fires.
  • Fire siting, safety and extinguishing.


  • Understand the importance of shelter and where it fits into survival priorities.
  • Learn to make quick shelters using tarps and knots.

🥘Water & Food

  • How to find fresh water and make it safe to drink.
  • Forage for food and taste some wild ingredients that we’ll find.
  • Fire and feast! Cook on a campfire and tips and tricks to make delicious food outdoors.

🪓Bushcraft Skills

  • Knife and saw safety and techniques.
  • Withy and pot-hanger making.
  • Natural cordage and building a wild camp using available materials.
  • Spoon and cooking utensil making.

Location and where to stay

  • The course is run on private woodland that's part of Field725 campsite in Wanstrow near Frome.
  • Two nights camping is included, if you want to bring your own tent/equipment.
  • If you want a bit more comfort, you can book one of the glamping tents on site. Just contact the campsite directly to book these:
  • There's a kitchen, hot showers, toilets, and water on site.

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Course: Survival & Bushcraft Fundamentals
Course: Survival & Bushcraft Fundamentals
Course: Survival & Bushcraft Fundamentals
Course: Survival & Bushcraft Fundamentals
Course: Survival & Bushcraft Fundamentals

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Fireside Meetups

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Join us for foraging, bushcraft, survival and wild cooking courses, as well as adventure hikes around the UK.

Perfect for people with a reasonable fitness level who want to get out and explore, meet like-minded people and learn some new skills along the way.

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Our meetups have been running since 2021 on the app, and to support the growing community we're delighted to expand availabilty to book our meetups on our website!

What Our Customers Say


A very friendly and welcoming atmosphere within the group. The 2 day course was structured both days, but yet relaxed enough to be able to engage with everyone in the group.

Survival Course

I really enjoyed fire making. Gorgeous location, surrounded by nature with friendly hosts. Campsite had most of what was needed. The evening was so lovely sitting around the campfire.

Bushcraft Course

Rich has a wealth of knowledge. He is interesting and encourages everyone in the group to get the most out of the experience. It is also great to meet like-minded people and get outdoors.

Foraging Course

Great facilitator, very knowledgeable and enthusiastic with good sense of humour to go with it!

Wild Cooking Course

I would highly recommended this course. It’s a great way to get back in touch with nature, learn new skills and meet like minded people.

Survival Course

A great two days - enjoyable and informative! Highly recommend if you want to get started on Bushcraft skills! Great coffee was an added bonus!

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