Bushcraft Courses


Making a woven basket from sweet chestnut bark

Last weekend we ran our Bark Containers course and so I recorded some footage to show what goes into making a woven basket from sweet chestnut bark.  The process is relatively straightforward – fell a sweet chestnut stem and cut it into manageable lengths; scrape off the outer bark; cut into strips; weave into a […]

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Bushcraft Club 2021

Now in it’s 8th year, we’ll be starting Bushcraft Club on Wednesday 5th May 2021 at 6:30pm from our ancient woodland camp in Westwell, Kent, just a few miles from Ashford. Bushcraft Club is for over 16s only.  It will run for 8 weeks on a Wednesday evening from 6:30pm until 8:30pm (or so) starting […]


Staying warm while camping in the winter

Staying warm while camping in the winter is clearly important.  Even here in Kent temperatures can get relatively low (OK, if you’re in Canada or Sweden reading this, then temperatures of -5°C might seem positively tropical, but it’s still plenty cold enough to cause problems for the unprepared); indeed, the first ever course we ran […]

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bushcraft club 2021 | Ashford | Canterbury | Kent

20% off bushcraft courses in our Christmas Sale 2020!!!

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 2020 and includes 10 fantastic bushcraft courses running in 2021.   Get a fantastic 20% off bushcraft courses in our […]


Operating in line with PHE COVID-Secure Guidance

Guidance that allow us to operate Bushcraft is not listed by the UK Government as a business that is prohibited from operating (i.e. music festivals, venues, libraries, indoor gyms, soft play areas, water parks etc.). Furthermore, the UK Government has maintained that all businesses not prohibited should continue to operate wherever possible, but in line […]

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bushcraft club 2020 | Kent | Ashford | Canterbury

Bushcraft Club 2020

Now in it’s 7th year, we’ll be starting Bushcraft Club on Tuesday 7th July at 6:30pm from our ancient woodland camp in Westwell, Kent, just a few miles from Ashford. After much thought we’ve decided that this year we will run Bushcraft Club for adults only; normally on Family Bushcraft Club we have more people […]