debris shelter


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 […]

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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 […]


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

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 […]


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 […]

bushcraft club 2019 | Ashford | Canterbury | Kent

Wiki-up debris shelter

Wiki-Up Debris Shelter 4

A wiki-up is a type of shelter used by nomadic Native Americans in the southwestern United States.  Essentially it’s a conical frame covered with mating or brush.  I’ve been thinking about building a wiki-up shelter for a while now and back in November finally got around to it.  We were running a 5 Day Bushcraft Course, […]