Family bushcraft activities

Wild North Discovery

Bushcrafts, wild food foraging, birdwatching, wildlife, nature and ancient craft skills in North East England and the North West Highlands of Scotland


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Bushcrafts cooking fireHamsterley Forest Events

Wild North Discovery at Hamsterley Forest in partnership with the Forestry Commission 

We run a busy events programme in partnership with the Forestry Commission at Hamsterley Forest. The activities range from wildlife and nature exploration to bushcrafts and wild food foraging. Please select a link in the table below of activities at Hamsterley Forest for more information about a specific event.

You can also book your own activity based at Hamsterley
Forest for a day and time that suits you; just drop us an email or give us a ring and tell us what you'd like to do.

Events Calendar for Hamsterley Forest 2018

March17/18 Bushcraft survival skills two day course

30 Den building 
April

1 Family bushcrafts

15 Family bushcrafts
May

26/27 Family bushcrafts sleepout

30 Wilderness survival challenge - 8 to 16 years old

June16/17 Bushcraft survival skills two day course
JulyThe nightjars and woodcock of Hamsterley Forest
August 5 Family bushcrafts

14
Wilderness survival challenge - 8 to 16 years old

25 A night safari in Hamsterley Forest

31 Den building
September2 Family bushcrafts

8/9 Bushcraft survival skills two day course

15 Seasonal wild food - wild mushrooms, fruits, nuts and roots

October28 Family bushcrafts
December15/16 Bushcraft survival skills two day course

Gift Vouchers

The ideal present; buy a half or full day activity gift voucher open for use on any of our activities emailed direct to you.