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Woodland Survival Crafts

Coalville, Leicestershire

Woodland Survival Crafts

Established in 1995 we provide high quality fun days and weekends for the family and schools, approved training courses for outdoor professionals such as Forest School Leaders, Wildlife Rangers and Outdoor Pursuit Instructors as well as great days out for business teams. Our aim to develop confidence and understanding in all the key aspects of Bushcraft and Survival Skills in a way that is fun and easy to grasp.

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  • Admissions

    Family Bushcraft Day
    Adult: 45.00
    Child (6-16 yrs): 25.00
    Family: 120.00

    Family Weekend
    Adult: 115.00
    Child (6-16 yrs): 65.00
    Family: 300.00

    Wild Food Days
    Adult: 68.00
    Family: 2 for 110.00

    Bushcraft for Practitioners Training Course
    Adult: 295.00

  • Address

    2 Hall Farm, Ashby Road, Coleorton, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 8FB

Upcoming Events

Bushcraft for Practitioners
Bushcraft for Practitioners

Bushcraft for Practitioners

21 April 2017 to 23 April 2017, 09.00 to 15.00

Woodland Survival Crafts, Coalville, Leicestershire


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Approved by the Institute for Outdoor Learning this course aims to give you real confidence and understanding in the key skills. Run by one of the longest established schools of Bushcraft in the UK you will learn effective shelter construction, confident fire lighting, safe/efficient knife and saw skills, water procurement, friction fire lighting, string making as well as tree ID and a lot more besides.

Wild Food and Wilderness Cookery Days
Wild Food and Wilderness Cookery Days

Wild Food and Wilderness Cookery Days

06 May 2017, 09.30 to 16.30

Woodland Survival Crafts, Coalville, Leicestershire


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Gain some inspiration and understanding about some of the many seasonal wild foods available in our woodlands and countryside. Dave has been teaching on wild foods for over 20 years and will focus on giving you confidence to identify various plants/fungi and use them in a variety of ways.

Friction Fire Lighting Day
Friction Fire Lighting Day

Friction Fire Lighting Day

07 May 2017, 09.30 to 17.00

Woodland Survival Crafts, Coalville, Leicestershire


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Join one of the country's leading experts in the art of friction fire. Creating fire is quite special even more so when you have just used natural materials. This one day course looks at how to effectively make fire with both the Bow Drill and Hand Drill methods. Time is spent on helping you refine your technique in order to create several embers/fires. You will gain the understanding about the materials and preparation that is required for each set.

Bushcraft for Practitioners
Bushcraft for Practitioners

Bushcraft for Practitioners

19 May 2017 to 21 May 2017, 09.00 to 15.00

Woodland Survival Crafts, Coalville, Leicestershire


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Approved by the Institute for Outdoor Learning this course aims to give you real confidence and understanding in the key skills. Run by one of the most established schools of Bushcraft in the UK you will learn: effective shelter construction, confident fire lighting, safe/efficient knife and saw skills, water procurement, friction fire lighting, string making as well as tree ID and a lot more besides. Ideal for Forest School Leaders, Teachers, Wildlife Rangers and Outdoor Pursuit Instructors.

Family Bushcraft Day
Family Bushcraft Day

Family Bushcraft Day

31 May 2017, 09.30 to 16.00

Woodland Survival Crafts, Coalville, Leicestershire


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A great mini adventure for all the family. Build a good shelter, make fire using friction, effective pot holders for over the fire and sample some tasty wild foods.

Lime Bark Weekend
Lime Bark Weekend

Lime Bark Weekend

10 June 2017 to 11 June 2017, 09.30 to 16.00

Woodland Survival Crafts, Coalville, Leicestershire


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On this fascinating and unique course we will be working with one of the most interesting and under rated natural materials we have in our country. You will make a variety of products including quality string, bark containers of various sorts and simple baskets. We will look at the history of Lime from prehistoric times up to the Napoleonic period.

Bushcraft for Practitioners
Bushcraft for Practitioners

Bushcraft for Practitioners

01 July 2017 to 03 July 2017, 09.00 to 15.00

Woodland Survival Crafts, Coalville, Leicestershire


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Approved by the Institute for Outdoor Learning this course aims to give you real confidence and understanding in the key skills. Run by one of the most established schools of Bushcraft in the UK you will learn: effective shelter construction, confident fire lighting, safe/efficient knife and saw skills, water procurement, friction fire lighting, string making as well as tree ID and a lot more besides. Ideal for Forest School Leaders, Teachers, Wildlife Rangers and Outdoor Pursuit Instructors.

Family Bushcraft Weekend
Family Bushcraft Weekend

Family Bushcraft Weekend

15 July 2017 to 16 July 2017, 10.00 to 14.00

Woodland Survival Crafts, Coalville, Leicestershire


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A super weekend of fun and adventure for all the family. Sleep in an effective shelter built by yourselves, create fire using a variety of methods including friction, make lengths of quality string from woodland materials as well as other skills and games. Join Dave and his team for a weekend to remember.

Family Bushcraft Day
Family Bushcraft Day

Family Bushcraft Day

14 August 2017, 09.30 to 16.00

Woodland Survival Crafts, Coalville, Leicestershire


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A great mini adventure for all the family. Build a good shelter, make fire using friction, effective pot holders for over the fire and sample some tasty wild foods.

Bushcraft for Practitioners
Bushcraft for Practitioners

Bushcraft for Practitioners

20 September 2017 to 22 September 2017, 09.00 to 15.00

Woodland Survival Crafts, Coalville, Leicestershire


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Approved by the Institute for Outdoor Learning this course aims to give you real confidence and understanding in the key skills. Run by one of the most established schools of Bushcraft in the UK you will learn: effective shelter construction, confident fire lighting, safe/efficient knife and saw skills, water procurement, friction fire lighting, string making as well as tree ID and a lot more besides. Ideal for Forest School Leaders, Teachers, Wildlife Rangers and Outdoor Pursuit Instructors.

Bushcraft for Practitioners
Bushcraft for Practitioners

Bushcraft for Practitioners

10 October 2017 to 12 October 2017, 09.00 to 15.00

Woodland Survival Crafts, Coalville, Leicestershire


Find out more

Approved by the Institute for Outdoor Learning this course aims to give you real confidence and understanding in the key skills. Run by one of the most established schools of Bushcraft in the UK you will learn: effective shelter construction, confident fire lighting, safe/efficient knife and saw skills, water procurement, friction fire lighting, string making as well as tree ID and a lot more besides. Ideal for Forest School Leaders, Teachers, Wildlife Rangers and Outdoor Pursuit Instructors.

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