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    Fire Making                  Spoon Carving       Cooking

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Saturday Time Table

10.00 – 13.00hrs Bushcraft Basics An introduction to the fascinating world of bushcraft and is  ideal experience for the budding young woodsman (or woodswoman!!). If Bear Grylls is your hero then this is three hours you won’t want to miss as we pass on all the tips and tricks of the trade. We also cover the safe use of knives and all students will make a simple project to take with them. £20 per person.


 14.15hrs Foraging & Nature Awareness

This is a perfect introduction to Forgewood, who-else & what else you are sharing your camping trip with! Learn about the simple foraging opportunities that are to be found. Simple to remember skills, plants& trees – ideal for the beginner just starting out in the great outdoors or those wanting a greater understanding of the world around them. £6.50 Suitable for children & adults.

 15.30hrs Owl Carving!

A progression from our Stick Whittling Class. Students make a simple, but beautiful carving of an owl that can be an ornament, a special gift or even a Christmas Tree decoration. Suitable for adults & children (children will need an adult with them). £8.50

 Sunday

10.00hrs Bushcraft Sunday Wrap

Activities will vary according to the group but are likely to include Den Building and Fire-making. Might also include carving and cooking, but is guaranteed to be lots of fun for everyone ten years old and upwards


Once again Greencraft Instructors will be at Forgewood throughout the season on Saturdays, providing a range of classes with something for everyone.  We may also be running weekday courses during the school holidays, subject to staff availability. 

Our aim is to enhance your visit to Forgewood, by passing on a range of skills geared toward making yourself comfortable in the great outdoors.

Bushcraft skills are for everyone, not just the rough-tough macho types. It isn’t solely for kids either. Over the last three years we have taught hundreds of campers at Forgewood safe, practical techniques & crafts that will stay with our students for a lifetime.

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