debris shelter


Staying warm while camping in the winter   Recently updated !

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 […]

staying warm while camping | bushcraft | Kent | London | south east

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How to build a lean-to shelter

I’ve written previously about how to build a lean-to shelter in this post, but as a picture paints a thousand words we’ve put together this short video showing how to construct a shelter that will be robust, dry and doesn’t use any cordage in it’s construction. We spend time looking at debris shelters on our 1 […]


Bushcraft Club 2020   Recently updated !

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 […]

bushcraft club 2020 | Kent | Ashford | Canterbury

Making a bed for a debris shelter

When we teach debris shelters we always make a big deal about the importance of getting off the floor.  It’s incredibly important to get get something between you and the ground as the ground will literally suck the heat  right out of you.  So here’s a video of Peter making a bed for a debris […]

making a bed for a debris shelter | bushcraft | Kent | London | south east

a weekend bushcraft course | bushcraft club 2019 | Ashford | Canterbury | Kent

Bushcraft Club 2019

Now in it’s sixth year, we’ll be starting Bushcraft Club again in the first week of May.  This year we’re trying something a little different and have decided to run seperate sessions for families and adults, allowing us to cover more challenging subjects on the adults only sessions. Bushcraft Club is based at our ancient […]