Bushcraft Courses

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Want to learn some bushcraft skills like friction fire, making natural shelters, foraging for food or making natural cordage?

Bushcraft is about thriving in wild places and developing a set of skills and knowledge help you do that; using natural resources to sustain you, feed you and keep you warm. Bushcraft helps you develop a much deeper understating and appreciation of the natural environment. The more you learn the more satisfying it becomes.

We offer personalised bushcraft courses and bushcraft hiking. Please get in touch if you would like to find out more. Typically a one day bushcraft course will cover:

  • Friction fire
  • Identifying and collecting natural tinders
  • Using quartz and steel to start a fire
  • Making char cloth
  • Cooking on fires and making and using pothangers
  • Natural Cordage
  • Knife skills
  • Making natural shelters
  • Learning how to leave no trace

Our next course is on Saturday 20th of January 2018 at Winston Lodge, Lanarkshire. £50 per person. To book click here.

Our bushcraft courses are great fun for families. We can also provide training for teachers, Duke of Edinburgh’s Award leaders and youth workers. It can also be a great team building experience for companies. If you are interested please get in touch: 07427326697, alastair@aspenoutdoors.co.uk.

Here are some bushcraft blog articles:

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