We are proud to announce that we have just been awarded the Woodlands Awards best Woodland Course 2019.
Top 6 creative gift experiences for men and women who love the outdoors!
Bushcraft and Survival Skills Course
Looking for an unusual gift idea for someone who likes to get outdoors and learn something new? We’ve pulled together a few of our favourite workshops from around the UK, but you can find thousands more on CraftCourses.com by searching in your area. All these courses are suitable for participants without previous experience.
Top of the list Bushcraft and Survival Skills Course
Explore the great outdoors offers a hands-on day out in the woods in Wiltshire. Learn to build a shelter, light a fire without matches, find North without a compass and more.
The perfect antidote to city life... get out into the woodland and learn some vital survival skills.
Outdoors Course 2019
Course Calendar 2019 Course Dates Course Description
We don’t have any courses scheduled in over the winter, but if you have a group of people who would like to do something, just get in touch and we’ll do our best to arrange it.
30th March Adult Bushcraft – 1 Day Course
31st March Rake Making Day
6th April Dala Horse Carving Day
7th April Rake Making Day
27th April Adult Bushcraft – 1 Day Course
4th & 5th May Scandinavian Weekend – 2 Day Course
8th June Rake Making Day (Private Booking)
15th & 16th June Adult Bushcraft Weekend – 2 Day Course
20th July Hurdle Making – 1 Day Course (Private Booking)
3rd & 4th Aug Scandinavian Weekend – 2 Day Course
7th Sept Dala Horse Carving Day
8th Sept Rake Making Day
21st Sept Adult Bushcraft Weekend – 1 Day Course
5th Oct Charcoal Making – 1 Day Course (Private Booking)
Course Calendar 2019
Course Dates Course Description
Mora Adventure 2019
The Mora Adventure
Great news after weeks of checking the website we managed to buy two tickets.
We had read that tickets for the Mora Adventure in Sweden were hard to come by, the checking paid off. We are really looking forward to the adventure.
Highclere Country Show
Highclere Country Show
Explore the Great Outdoors will have lots of activities and informative displays over the weekend 27th & 28th of the Highclere Country Show.
Activity Birthday Parties
New for 2018
Whatever you are celebrating, a birthday may be passing an exam or doing well at school, we are able to provide you with a fun and educational experience that will be remembered for years to come.
A great range of activities to choose from at our site near Warminster
Traditional Woodland Games
2 hour session ?130 up to 10 participants and additional participants ?13 per head. Plus an additional half hour (max) around the camp fire at the end of the session for party food.
3 hour session ?190 up to 10 participants additional participants ?19 per head. Plus an additional half hour (max) around the camp fire at the end of the session for party food.
New for 2018
4 hour session ?250 up to 10 participants and additional participants ?25 per head. The session will be divided in to two parts with a half hour break in between for lunch (we suggest that each participant brings their own packed lunch). You will also get the option of an additional 1 hour (max) around the camp fire area for birthday party food (supplied by you).
National Tree Week
Weekend of 12 and 13 May 2018
This is a great hands on weekend in our woodland near Warminster for all of is the family
Learning basic Survival and Bushcraft Skills with a guiding hand
- Build your own shelter
- Lighting a fire without matches
- Making cordage from natural plant fibres
- Cooking bread in a dutch oven or damper bread
- Make a tension plate
- Source and purifying water
- Natural navigation
- Toast marshmallows
- Play traditional woodland games
The kettle is always on for tea or coffee
Adult £100 and Child £25 per head
Price based on one Adult and one Child
One additional adult half price and child full price
Please note that one adult can accompany up to three children
One Day Charcoal Making Course 5 November 10am to 3pm
Join us in our wood and learn about the ancient rural craft of charcoal making.
The course will cover the following:
Saw and Split Wood
Unloading and loading the charcoal kiln
Light the charcoal kiln
Cap off the kiln
Control the burn
Shut the kiln down
Take home a bag of charcoal
Course Fee £70 per person
Family Bushcraft Day Special
Mid week special
Mid week special offer £75 for a family of 4 (2 adults and 2 kids) additional places at £20 per person.
This summer holiday mid week special offer is available from Wednesday 9 August every Wednesday for 4 consecutive weeks only.
We have acquired a new woodland site
Which we will be offering a range of outdoor activities and courses from, which we feel will suit the growing needs of those that wish to re-connect with nature. These activities and courses will be aimed at adults and families providing them with opportunities to explore the great outdoors with a guiding hand. Learning or enhance the skills you need to make the outdoor a more enjoyable place no matter what Mother Nature sends your way.