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    Dryad Bushcraft runs activity courses for a wide range of organisations and groups in Wales and the UK. If you are a representative of a group and would like to know more about our survival bushcraft courses we offer, please contact us to discuss a tailor made package.Tel: 01792 547213 or Mob: 07901 873343
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1 day Introduction to Bushcraft Course

The 1 day introduction to Bushcraft course is the perfect first step on your journey into the world of Bushcraft. It has been designed to provide an introduction to the Tools, techniques and skills of Bushcraft. It is also a great course for those who would like to learn new skills but don’t yet feel ready to spend a night out in the open.

The course starts at 10.30am and runs until 5pm. During this time you will learn how to safely use a Knife, Saw and Axe. How to light a fire without Matches, How to construct an emergency shelter, how to cook over a fire, how to identify plants for food and medicine, and many other skills.

A very enjoyable course that is available for anyone over the age of 8yrs. No previous Bushcraft experience required, although a moderate level of fitness will be required. Subjects covered during this course may vary depending on seasonal changes however if there is a particular subject that you would like to know more about please feel free to ask your instructor. We are here to help. We also offer a range of specialised 1 day courses such as the Fungi Forage, Fire lighting, Primitive and Modern Traps and Tracking techniques, Traditional Crafts such as Charcoal making and Wood Turning. Please contact us for group bookings on any of these courses.

Course includes

Introduction to the tools and equipment of Bushcraft, including the safe handling of Axes, Knives, and Saws.

  • The survival mind, learning how to think like a survivor.
  • Fire lighting using Friction and other methods.
  • Shelter building.
  • Wild food forage and preparing wild foods.
  • Wilderness cooking.
  • Traps and Tracking.
  • Signalling and Navigation.

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1 day Introduction to Bushcraft

Course costs

Please phone for course prices and availability.

Book by Phone: 01792 547213

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Course Gift Vouchers are available

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