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Introduction to Bushcraft (1 day)


Bushcraft CoursesThis is a hands on course. The instructors will explain and demonstrate but you will get the opportunity to have a go at everything!

With this fun-packed course you will practice such skills as Finding and purifying water, finding edible plants, lighting fires & building shelters.

You will cover the folllowing:

  • Fire lighting
    Basic principles of firelighting – siting, laying, safety (extinguishing and removing traces)
    Choosing the right natural materials (the best woods, bark, fungi and grasses).
  • Water
    Where and how to find water, water purification.
  • Shelter
    Man made and natural shelters.
  • Making a natural shelter
    Plant & tree use


We run this course regularly. See our course dates for the next available course.

The day course starts at 9:30am and finishes at about 3:30pm.

Survival Courses - shelter building

Building a shelter


Suitable for beginners, or those with some experience who want further practice. For adults and children aged 16 or over.

There is a maximum of 8 people on this course.


We run our courses in various beautiful woodlands in and around the heart of Sussex.

How much

The cost of the course is £65 for the day.

The price for children is £35.


To book please complete our contact form.

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    Email Kevin at kevin@wildsidesurvival.co.uk for further details.

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