Bushcraft Blog


Ramson Soup

Ramsons (Allium ursinum) are one of our favourite springtime plants.  We’re fortunate to have a couple of very large patches of them growing in our ancient woodland.  The whole plant is edible, although we avoid the bulb as this involves digging the plant up and killing it.  My personal favourite part is the flower just […]

ramson soup

Fire steels

This post was originally an article that I wrote for The Bushcraft Journal last year as part of an ongoing series of articles covering bushcraft basics.  I’ve also written about fire steels previously and included a short video; look at them as being complementary. Fire steels, also known as ferro rods, fire flashes and sometimes […]

fire steels

Bushcraft Club 2017

Bushcraft Club is back!!!!  We’ve got enough light in the evenings again to restart Bushcraft Club at our ancient woodland camp. Join us on Wednesday evenings and learn some great bushcraft and survival skills! Starts on Wednesday 3rd May 2017 For more information, and to book, contact us on info@jackravenbushcraft.co.uk

one handed pot hanger

Chickweed & feta fritters

Chickweed & feta fritters

We had these delicious chickweed & feta fritters for lunch last week and they were wonderful.  Chickweed (Stellaria media) is a common plant in the UK and can often be found in fields and on waste ground.  We picked a load in the field next to our ancient woodland camp. Ingredients 50g of chickweed 300g […]