Bushcraft

Bushcraft

Discover how to create fire without matches, build shelters, identify plants and track animals – good old fashioned fun !

We offer Bushcraft for individuals and groups, birthday parties, stag and hen parties, family parties, corporate events, schools, colleges and clubs. Bushcraft is suitable for adults and children (aged 5 year+).

A typical Bushcraft package includes an experienced instructor (Institute for Learning (IOL) Bushcraft Competency Certificate and DBS checked), use of bushcraft equipment and materials.

Your venue or ours?

Bushcraft takes place at a number of our locations in Herefordshire or Worcestershire or at a suitable venue/location of your choice (your land, school, a hotel or stately home subject to necessary permissions and safety checks).

Bushcraft Options

Mission Survive

There's an established sequence of steps to follow if you find yourself in a survival situation.  Would you know what to do?

Type Duration Group Size Date Price
Learning - ideal for schools, colleges, groups (Brownies, Scouts, Guides) and clubs (ideal age 8 years+) 1/2 day session (3 hours) Up to 15 people

For smaller or larger groups please contact us. Length of session can vary depending on group size.
Please contact us to check availability Prices vary according to location, duration, numbers and programme please contact us to discuss your requirements

Designed to teach key skills for survival in wildness environments.  Our survival course can easily be tailored to meet special training or team building requirements.

Your group will experience the following:

  • Psychology of survival
  • Shelter building and maintenance (plan design and build your own shelter)
  • Gather water (location, filtration and purification)
  • Fire lighting techniques (fire safety, principles and creation)
  • Navigation and signalling techniques (using natural and man made methods)
  • Natural Remedies (natural first aid tips)

What's Included
  • Tuition from an IOL Bushcraft Competency Certificated instructor
  • Hire of equipment and materials
  • Set up
  • Welcome and safety briefing
  • Learn about shelter, fire, water, food, rescue and more

Notes 

Must be one adult present for every five children

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Bushcraft Bitesize (5-7 years old)

Have fun exploring the outdoor environment

Type Duration Group Size Date Price
Fun activity - ideal for birthday parties & events (children 5-7 years) Allow 1.5 hours Up to 12 children (For larger groups please contact us to discuss your event requirements) Contact us regarding available dates £120 (Up to 12 children)

When booking please choose a ‘mini’ party theme from the list below:

Survival Party – can you survive in the great outdoors?

  • Den building
  • Camouflage
  • Firelighting (7 years old)
  • Wild Games

Explorer Party – discover what is living on site

  • Minibeast hunt
  • Minibeast homes
  • Minibeast craft
  • Wild Games

Go Wild Olympics – get set go wonderfully wild games

  • Cone Archery
  • Woodland Limbo
  • Creepy Crawly
  • Wellie Wanging
  • Wiggly Worms

Muddy Mystery Party – who left the muddy footprint behind?

  • Make a mud monster
  • Mud Paintings
  • Woodland Potions
  • Wild Games

Bespoke Party

  • Please discuss with us as we’re happy to build a programme of activities around your requirements

What's Included
  • Instruction by an IOL Bushcraft Competency Certificated instructor (DBS checked)
  • Hire of equipment and materials to undertake your activities
  • Set up
  • Welcome and Safety briefing
  • Fun activities

Notes 

If the activity is for children there must be 1 adult present for every 6 children (excluding Really Rural staff)

Parents/Guardians you are welcome to bring a cake so everyone can sing Happy Birthday

If you wish to theme your party please let us know

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Bushcraft Basecamp (8 years old+)

Have fun exploring the outdoor environment

Type Duration Group Size Date Price
Fun activity - ideal for birthday parties & events (8 years+) Allow 2 hours UP to 15 (for larger groups please contact us to discuss your event requirements) Contact us regarding available dates £150 (Up to 15 people)

Looking for a birthday party with a difference.  Join us in the outdoors for a completely unique party.  When booking please choose a party theme (Survival, Explorer, Craft) from the list below:

Survival 

  • Shelter Building (watch out we’ll check if it’s waterproof)
  • Fire Fundamentals (methods of starting a fire without matches)
  • Natural Missile Launchers (aim and fire)
  • Campfire and Snack on a Stick (s’mores)

Explorer

  • Camouflage and Concealment (blend into the environment)
  • Fire Fundamentals (methods of starting a fire without matches)
  • Navigation & Tracking (who lives in the wild)
  • Campfire and Snack on a Stick (s’mores)

Craft

  • Paracord Bracelets (make a handy survival bracelet)
  • Fire Fundamentals (methods of starting a fire without matches)
  • Natural Crafts (make necklaces or woodland crowns)
  • Campfire and Snack on a Stick (s’mores)

Bespoke

  • Please discuss with us as we’re happy to build a programme of Bushcraft activities around your requirements.

Alternatively

  • Why not consider one of our archery or air rifle parties.

What's Included
  • Instruction by an IOL Bushcraft Competency Certificated instructor (DBS checked)
  • Hire of equipment and materials to undertake your activities
  • Welcome and Safety briefing
  • Fun activites

Notes 

If the activity is for children there must be 1 adult present for every 6 children (excluding Really Rural staff)

Parents/Guardians you are welcome to bring a cake so everyone can sing Happy Birthday.

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Bushcraft Experience

Have fun exploring the outdoor environment with your family

Type Duration Group Size Date Price
Fun activity - for families 1 day 5 adult plus children places so please book early Please contact us to register interest £30 per adult
£20 per child
What's Included
  • Tuition from an IOL Bushcraft Competency Certificated instructor
  • Hire of equipment and material
  • Welcome and safety briefing
  • Have a go – Shelter Building, Wildlife Tracking, Identify Plants and Trees (depending on season), Making string (cordage – depending on season), Using knives safely, How to sterilise water, Fire lighting

Notes 

Under 16 must be accompanied by an adult

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Mission Survive

There's an established sequence of steps to follow if you find yourself in a survival situation.  Would you know what to do?

Name: Learning - ideal for schools, colleges, groups (Brownies, Scouts, Guides) and clubs (ideal age 8 years+)
Price: Please contact us to check availability
Duration: 1/2 day session (3 hours)
What's Included
  • Tuition from an IOL Bushcraft Competency Certificated instructor
  • Hire of equipment and materials
  • Set up
  • Welcome and safety briefing
  • Learn about shelter, fire, water, food, rescue and more

Notes

Must be one adult present for every five children

Designed to teach key skills for survival in wildness environments.  Our survival course can easily be tailored to meet special training or team building requirements.

Your group will experience the following:

  • Psychology of survival
  • Shelter building and maintenance (plan design and build your own shelter)
  • Gather water (location, filtration and purification)
  • Fire lighting techniques (fire safety, principles and creation)
  • Navigation and signalling techniques (using natural and man made methods)
  • Natural Remedies (natural first aid tips)
Price: Prices vary according to location, duration, numbers and programme please contact us to discuss your requirements

Bushcraft Bitesize (5-7 years old)

Have fun exploring the outdoor environment

Name: Fun activity - ideal for birthday parties & events (children 5-7 years)
Price: Contact us regarding available dates
Duration: Allow 1.5 hours
What's Included
  • Instruction by an IOL Bushcraft Competency Certificated instructor (DBS checked)
  • Hire of equipment and materials to undertake your activities
  • Set up
  • Welcome and Safety briefing
  • Fun activities

Notes

If the activity is for children there must be 1 adult present for every 6 children (excluding Really Rural staff)

Parents/Guardians you are welcome to bring a cake so everyone can sing Happy Birthday

If you wish to theme your party please let us know

When booking please choose a ‘mini’ party theme from the list below:

Survival Party – can you survive in the great outdoors?

  • Den building
  • Camouflage
  • Firelighting (7 years old)
  • Wild Games

Explorer Party – discover what is living on site

  • Minibeast hunt
  • Minibeast homes
  • Minibeast craft
  • Wild Games

Go Wild Olympics – get set go wonderfully wild games

  • Cone Archery
  • Woodland Limbo
  • Creepy Crawly
  • Wellie Wanging
  • Wiggly Worms

Muddy Mystery Party – who left the muddy footprint behind?

  • Make a mud monster
  • Mud Paintings
  • Woodland Potions
  • Wild Games

Bespoke Party

  • Please discuss with us as we’re happy to build a programme of activities around your requirements
Price: £120 (Up to 12 children)

Bushcraft Basecamp (8 years old+)

Have fun exploring the outdoor environment

Name: Fun activity - ideal for birthday parties & events (8 years+)
Price: Contact us regarding available dates
Duration: Allow 2 hours
What's Included
  • Instruction by an IOL Bushcraft Competency Certificated instructor (DBS checked)
  • Hire of equipment and materials to undertake your activities
  • Welcome and Safety briefing
  • Fun activites

Notes

If the activity is for children there must be 1 adult present for every 6 children (excluding Really Rural staff)

Parents/Guardians you are welcome to bring a cake so everyone can sing Happy Birthday.

Looking for a birthday party with a difference.  Join us in the outdoors for a completely unique party.  When booking please choose a party theme (Survival, Explorer, Craft) from the list below:

Survival 

  • Shelter Building (watch out we’ll check if it’s waterproof)
  • Fire Fundamentals (methods of starting a fire without matches)
  • Natural Missile Launchers (aim and fire)
  • Campfire and Snack on a Stick (s’mores)

Explorer

  • Camouflage and Concealment (blend into the environment)
  • Fire Fundamentals (methods of starting a fire without matches)
  • Navigation & Tracking (who lives in the wild)
  • Campfire and Snack on a Stick (s’mores)

Craft

  • Paracord Bracelets (make a handy survival bracelet)
  • Fire Fundamentals (methods of starting a fire without matches)
  • Natural Crafts (make necklaces or woodland crowns)
  • Campfire and Snack on a Stick (s’mores)

Bespoke

  • Please discuss with us as we’re happy to build a programme of Bushcraft activities around your requirements.

Alternatively

  • Why not consider one of our archery or air rifle parties.
Price: £150 (Up to 15 people)

Bushcraft Experience

Have fun exploring the outdoor environment with your family

Name: Fun activity - for families
Price: Please contact us to register interest
Duration: 1 day
What's Included
  • Tuition from an IOL Bushcraft Competency Certificated instructor
  • Hire of equipment and material
  • Welcome and safety briefing
  • Have a go – Shelter Building, Wildlife Tracking, Identify Plants and Trees (depending on season), Making string (cordage – depending on season), Using knives safely, How to sterilise water, Fire lighting

Notes

Under 16 must be accompanied by an adult

Price: £30 per adult
£20 per child

We run events at a number of locations in Herefordshire and Worcestershire but if you have your own location in mind get in touch and talk us through your ideas.