All of our workshops form part of our Wilderness Club. Join us for a year round journey of wilderness exploration. Children and parents will learn woodland survival skills, with crafts, cooking, stories and fire lighting.
Our Workshops are Coming Soon!
Watch this space for more workshops in the summer.
Jonathon Huet has extensive experience as a woodsman, naturalist and Bush Craft Instructor, and will give children and parents the skills for any outdoor camping experience or survival situation.
Sean Reeves is our Outdoor Learning Tutor and Bush Craft, and Team Building Expert.
Wildlife & Willow Expert
Louise Arthur is our sustainability and nature teacher and willow crafts expert.
Nature & Wildlife Experts
Janet Hammerton is our Education Manager and nature expert.
Penny Rose is a sustainability teacher and nature expert.
Kat Gradidge is our Education Coordinator and works with woodland arts & crafts and storytelling adventures.
Extra Information and Joining Instructions
Check each workshop for minimum ages.
Wilderness Club Membership
Book one workshop and get 10% discount of any future children's workshop this summer.
Please wear appropriate clothing for all weather conditions. Closed foot wear and covered legs and arms will be required for both parents/carers and children. We recommend a change of clothing.
Please always bring lunch and snacks. As the cafe is not available on Mondays. Parents are welcome to bring a packed lunch and flask to consume after the class.
Leave No Trace
Remember we leave no trace in the woods so bring as little packaging in your snacks as possible. Also please bring a bag to take all of your rubbish away.
Our Grounds are Always Open to the Public
On arrival please come to the main reception to register. Bush Craft courses take place in a dedicated place in the woodland.
Dogs may not be brought along to courses unless there is a Guide Dog, Hearing Dog or similar.
Please let us know if you have any special requirements. We will do our very best to make courses accessible to people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities.
If your child is within a year of the age limits then please book them on and let us know.
Adult to Child Ratio
A parent/carer must attend with each child.
Younger siblings will not be able to attend.
Cancellation and Refunds Policy
More Than 3 Weeks Notice
If you cancel a booking with more than 3 weeks notice before the start of your course we will refund your fees. An administration charge of 25% minimum £5, maximum £30 will be deducted from any refund.
Less Than 3 Weeks Notice
If you cancel your booking within 3 weeks of the start of your course we will not normally give refunds. If there are exceptional circumstances we may be able to offer a refund and the above administration fee will apply.
Requesting a Refund
Please contact us by phone on 01730 823166.
We do not transfer bookings to other people but can transfer to other courses if places allow and the above administration fee will apply.
In the very unlikely event that we have to cancel a course or event, or have to cancel your booking for any other reason, we will refund your fees in full.
Parents will always need to accompany their children.
Ratio of adults to children are
1:3 maximum or 1:2 maximum
On your second day of workshops this year you become a member of the Wilderness Club and receive a 10% discount on future workshops.
First Timers Pay Full Price
Wilderness Club 10% Discount
Children 3 to 6
Children 5 to 9
Children 8 to 12
Children 12 and over
Parents young at heart