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Number of toes

The table below shows the number of toes for common mammal species in the British Isles.  The list includes plantigrades and digitigrades but not ungulates.  Take a look at this post for more detail on different methods of locomotion in mammals. Species Fore foot Hind foot Badgers 5 5 Hedgehogs 5 5 Mice 4 5 […]

number of toes | methods of locomotion | Jack raven Bushcraft in BBC Wildlife Magazine

A 'lean to' tarp set up | bushcraft courses | Ashford | Canterbury | Kent

Bushcraft Club 2021   Recently updated !

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 […]


Is bushcraft an expensive hobby?

Generally my posts on our blog are around ‘How to…’ type scenarios, so how to light a fire, how to put up a tarp etc.  I stick to practical posts and stay away from ‘philosophical musings’, but in this one I think I might have veered over a little which has surprised me as it […]

is bushcraft an expensive hobby? | weekend bushcraft trip | Kent | south east | London

COVID-19 Update

COVID-19: Operating in line with the local restriction tier system

The Government has set out the local restriction tier system that will be in place from Wednesday 2 December 2020.  The full text is available here https://www.gov.uk/guidance/local-restriction-tiers-what-you-need-to-know This guidance provides information on businesses that can remain open across all tiers subject to them following COVID-19 Secure Guidelines. The guidance states that certain leisure and sporting […]


COVID-19 update November 2020

All of our courses and events scheduled to take place in November 2020 are postponed until next year. If you were due to attend one of our courses or events this month, we have emailed you outlining your options.  Please get in touch and let us know what you’d like to do. We wish each […]

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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 […]