Family bushcraft activities

Wild North Discovery

Bushcrafts, wild food foraging, birdwatching, wildlife, nature and ancient craft skills in North East England

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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 01388 529154 and tell us what you'd like to do.

Events Calendar for Hamsterley Forest 2021

August 4 Wednesday Den building

10 Tuesday Family bushcrafts

17 Thursday Den building

24 Tuesday Wild medicines from the forest

31 Tuesday Family bushcrafts

3 Sunday Seasonal wild food - wild mushrooms, fruits, nuts and roots

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.

"Brilliant – loved it! Inspiring and interesting"

"Fantastic day. Will recommend to friends and family"

"A fun, informative and relaxing day. Have definitely taken away new skills and knowledge. Thank you "

"All the children had fantastic experience and were engaged throughout the session. Really good value for money "

"A great mix of activity. The children said they would not have done anything differently"

"Very enjoyable. Calm and good patience with children"

"Really enjoyed it. Would love to do more"

"Really informative and flexible to meet our needs"

 "Excellent experience"