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Family Survival Course


Family Survival Course

£100.00

Course Location: Nr Appleton in Oxfordshire, Catton Hall Estate in Derbyshire,Belvoir Estate in Leicestershire and Bedfordshire, East Lothian- Scotland

Course Time: 10.00 - 10.00

Course Duration: 2 Days

Course size: 16 persons max

Course Age Range: 8years + Child

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Family Survival Course

Share new experiences together on our Family Bushcraft and Survival Course.

This course is a one-day and one night course aimed at parents and children who want to learn how to live more comfortably in the wilds. The course is designed to be a family friendly course, enabling parents and children to discover together some of the delights of learning to live with the resources available to us in the wilds.

This one-day/one-night course takes place on the beautiful Catton Hall estate in Derbyshire, or within our 250 acre woodland in Oxfordshire or at our brand new Belvoir Castle site in Leicestershire and also at our Bedfordshire woodland.

We cover skills for everyone including shelter building, campfire cookery, tracking skills and games, choosing materials for and lighting your own fire, knot work, natural navigation and making damper bread.

There is also time for the adults to gain one to one tuition from our instructors, including lighting fire by friction, safe use of an axe, and how to select and care for your Bushcraft knife.

In the morning we also learn how to make damper bread.

The course starts at 10:00 and we break camp at 09:30 the following morning.

Course Costs:
  • £100 per participant
  • ** Special Offer ** Family of four (2 adults 2 children, 1 adult 3 children)- £350
To purchase a the Special Offer Family of Four price of £350 simply enter the code  IVAGQFNL at the checkout to receive your discount. If you do not enter the code you will be charged at the full price of £100 per person.

Please note there is a lower age limit of 8 years old. If you wish to bring younger children please contact us to discuss their individual arrangements.

This course takes place entirely in the outdoors. If inclement weather is forecast, or develops, then a large parachute is erected with a camp fire underneath. This enables us to keep everyone warm and dry- this also allows the course to continue.

  • East Lothian- Scotland

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    Our courses in East Lothian run from Blinkbonny Wood, a 100 acre mixed canopy woodland, nestling on the edge of the Lammermuir Hills which provides easy access to hill and moor.

    Approximately 20 miles from Edinburgh and 5 miles from the historic market town of Haddington.

    It is close to Longyester, and therefore public transport to the area is easily achievable with international flights coming in to Edinburgh, as well as Edinburgh Waverley Train Station.

    The canopy is a mixed patchwork with birch, hazel and scots pine a plenty. Gorse throws in its usual colours in the year and at the woodland boundaries there are stunning views of the hills in one direction, the coast in another, and bordering farmland.

    Within our woodlands here you are likely to see Roe Deer, and we have regular sign of badger. There is also a variety of species of owl.

    We operate weekend and day courses from this woodlands and occasional longer duration courses that require access to the hill side. We also offer private courses for schools, parties, stag dos etc.


  • Near Brickhill, Bedfordshire

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    This 70 acre private woodlands is situated approximately 20 minutes drive from the World Of Bushcraft Centre in Bedford, sitting on the side of the Woburn Abbey Estate. Comprising of a 50/50 split of broad leaf and coniferous canopy it hosts some wonderful topography and is home to a wide variety of flora and fauna, including Muntjac and Chineese Water deer. We hold day courses, private weekend bookings, stag do's, school education parties and corporate events here. This woodland is also provided for private instruction and training.


  • Belvoir Estate- Leicestershire

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    With very kind permission of the Duke and Dutchess of Rutland, our courses here are set within the stunning private 16000 acre Belvoir Castle estate boasting truly beautiful areas of ancient woodland.

    The venue is located just outside the village of Nipton in rural Leicestershire around 6 miles west of Grantham. Our main base is set within a remote 400 Acre solid block of Woodlands, with no road noise or light pollution, and with access to the wider Estate. With 31 of the 32 species of native trees the canopy is simply stunning, and the vast acreage provides us with plenty of scope for renewable resources. As you would expect, there is an abundance of wildlife and flora.

    We operate all of our courses here for individuals to book on to, including our Woodland Ways Weekend, we also offer private bookings, school bookings, stag do's and corporate events. Toilet facilities are provided by means of composting toilets and there are central covered teaching area's within the woodlands comprising of timber and canvas structures.

    If arriving for a course please do not head to the Castle, in order to protect the privacy of the family. Please ensure when travelling to the venue you use the directions and not rely on Sat Nav in order to prevent getting lost.


  • Oxfordshire

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    Nestling on the banks of the River Thames we have sole access to a 250 Acre Private Woodlands just outside the Village of Appleton, in Oxfordshire. With 125 Acres designated as SSSI (Site of Special Scientific Interest) there is an abundance of flora and fauna. With a mixed canopy throughout the woodlands and a mosaic of habitats this woodlands provides us with amazing resources, with Oak, Ash, Beech, Birch, Hazel, Hawthorn, Cherry, Blackthorn and more. We have resident populations of Muntjac, Roe and Fallow Deer. Plus a huge variety of other fauna with almost daily sightings of Stoat, Tawny Owl, Buzzard, Red Kite and so much more. We operate all of our courses here for individuals to book on to, including our Woodland Ways Weekend, we also offer private bookings, school bookings, stag do's and corporate events.

    Toilet facilities are available my means of composting toilets and a portaloo. There are central covered teaching area's within the woodlands comprising of timber and canvas structures.

    This wonderful wonderful woodlands is situated within 45 minutes of West London and the local train station (Oxford) is less than a 15 minute cab ride away. Please ensure when travelling to the venue you use the directions and not rely on Sat Nav in order to prevent getting lost.


This course can be purchased as an 18 month voucher, to book online choose "18 month voucher" from the options above and we will email the details over to you. Alternatively if you are purchasing this course as a gift we can post you a full colour gift presentation pack for just £4.25, just choose posted instead of emailed delivery option. Or contact us by phone to make the arrangements.

Call US: 01234 351006 (09:30-16:30 7 Days) / 07843 064114 (Out of hours)

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