25% off bushcraft courses in our Christmas Sale 2019!!!

We’re delighted to once again be running our awesome Christmas sale.  Grab a unique and unforgettable Christmas gift for a loved one, or even treat yourself!  This great offer lasts for the whole of December 2019 and includes 21 fantastic courses*.
25% off bushcraft courses in our Christmas Sale 2019!!!

Bushcraft Courses

Get a huge 25% off bushcraft courses in our Christmas Sale 2019!!! To take advantage of this offer and get 25% off our 2020 bushcraft, craft or foraging courses, simply use this code at checkout:


You can use the discount code to book as many places as you like on this amazing range of fantastic 2019 bushcraft courses, all run from our beautiful ancient woodland camp in Kent:

1 Day Bushcraft Fundamentals

We’ve put together this 1 day bushcraft course for people whose time is precious but would like to gain a thorough grounding in the key skills of bushcraft and survival.  So we’ve created a package that will ensure that you leave us with simple, repeatable bushcraft and survival skills that’ll give you the confidence to broaden your… [Further Details]

Weekend Bushcraft Course

This is our introductory 2 day bushcraft course, designed to initiate you into the joys of woodland living, although many of the skills that you will be taught are easily transferable to other outdoor activities. This 2 day bushcraft course is … [Further Details]

Winter Bushcraft Weekend

Brand new in 2020, we’ve put together this winter bushcraft course for those of you that would like to try out your bushcraft skills in more challenging weather conditions.  And let’s face it, whilst lighting a fire is never without its trials, doing so in the winter is much more difficult…[Further Details]

5 Day Bushcraft Course

This 5 day bushcraft course is our most exhaustive course in terms of both breadth and depth of learning.  However, you don’t need any previous experience to attend as we start from the basics and progress throughout the 5 days. This is definitely one of our … [Further Details]

Wayfarer’s Weekend

Our Wayfarer’s Weekend has been carefully designed for people who have some existing bushcraft experience and are looking at putting their skills and knowledge into practice. This means that, whilst we’ll be teaching some new skills, you’ll need to set up your own camp and light your own fires…[Further Details]

Weekend Survival Course

This weekend survival course has been designed for anyone who wants to learn some of the skills that are essential in a survival situation. We’ve put this course together for people who spend time outdoors in the UK and would like to be better prepared in the event of an emergency… [Further Details]

5 Day Survival Course

Our 5 day survival course has been designed for anyone who wants to learn some of the skills that are essential in a survival situation. Covering some of the same ground as the weekend survival course, this experience culminates with you spending 2 days surviving…[Further Details]

Institute for Outdoor Learning Bushcraft Competency Certificate Training

These full 3-day training courses have been created by the IOL Bushcraft  Professional Practice Group using some of the most experienced trainers of bushcraft in the country. This is provided by individual bushcraft training organisations …  [Further Details]

Axe Workshop

The axe is one of the most important and useful tools used in bushcraft and mastering its use is a high priority.  They have been used for thousands of years to fell trees and shape, split and cut wood. This 2 day axe workshop has been …  [Further Details]

Tracking & Nature Awareness

This bushcraft course, spent exploring the woodland to identify the wildlife that’s in it, is designed for anyone with an interest in seeing, hearing and smelling more of what is around them. It’s  a real eye opener and we’re sure that you’ll never visit the countryside and see it in the same way again…[Further Details]

Deer Preparation & Butchery

We understand that this is an emotive subject for some people but we believe that this is an important skill for those of us that spend much of our time outdoors.  Crucially we believe that the whole process must be conducted in a way that is respectful to the animal…[Further Details]

Foraging & Herbal Remedies Courses

Or perhaps you’d like to try your hand at foraging for wild foods or learning about natural herbal remedies.

1 Day Spring Forage

Our 1 day spring foraging course is for anyone who would like to gain an insight into the edible delights of the British hedgerow and woodlands. So if you’re curious about the plants that grow around you and wonder which you can eat and which you need to avoid, come and join us…  [Further Details]

2 Day Autumn Fruits & Fungus Forage

This 2 day autumn fruits & fungus foraging course brings together some of our own passions, namely the British countryside, fresh, sustainable ingredients, cooking and great food!  If you share any of those passions, or simply want to know more about the fantastic edible nuts, roots, berries and fungus that mother nature has gifted us, then this is the weekend for you… [Further Details]

1 Day Herbal Remedies Course

The use of plants as medicine predates written history and their use to treat disease is almost universal among non-industrialised societies.  In Europe and the US, the use of herbal remedies has become more widespread as the scientific evidence about …  [Further Details]

Craft Courses

We also offer a variety of craft courses.

Forge & Fire

Held in conjunction with Kaos Blacksmiths, this  unique 1 day forge & fire course combines the ancient art of blacksmithing with leather working and essential bushcraft fire lighting skills.  It’s designed for anyone who’d like a fun day in the woods learning both blacksmithing and leather working…  [Further Details]

Cordage & Containers Day

Based at our ancient woodland camp in Kent, this 1 day course has been put together for anyone who would like to learn 2 of the most important, but often overlooked, skills in bushcraft – how to make cordage and containers from the materials supplied to us by mother nature, such as nettles and various barks…[Further Details]

Nordic Crafts Weekend

We’ve combined two traditional craft skills for this unique weekend – metal working and greenwood working. You will be shown, and given the opportunity, to make a Viking style knife and carve a Swedish spoon from greenwood …  [Further Details]

1 Day Spoon Carving Course

We’ll start the day by looking at a variety of carving techniques using an axe and knife. Safety and being able to work with minimum of effort will be the main focus of the session. You will also learn to identify which strokes are best suited for different kinds of cuts…  [Further Details]

1 Day Leatherworking Course

Based at our ancient woodland camp in Kent, we’ve put this leather working day together for anyone with an interest in craft, the outdoors, or who simply wants to explore another avenue of bushcraft.  So if you’re looking for an unforgettable day, join our experienced craftsman, Paul Bradley, in a leather working day that focuses on leather work tools, design and construction…  [Further Details]

Woodland Pottery Day

Clay is a readily available material that our hunter gatherer ancestors used for millenia to turn into a wide variety of both functional and decorative items.  Join us at our ancient woodland camp and find out all about collecting and refining clay as well as how to transform this wonderful material into beautiful items…[Further Details]

Basket Weaving Day

Our hunter-gatherer ancestors were particularly skilled at making baskets using a host of different materials for a wide range of uses, from purely practical to ceremonial.  We’ve put together this basket weaving course for anyone who would like to learn this fabulous skill…[Further Details]

*Our Adventure tio the Isle of Arran is not included.

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About Gary

Lead Instructor at Jack Raven Bushcraft, teaching bushcraft, wilderness and survival skills to groups and individuals.

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