Family bushcraft activities

Bushcrafts, wild food foraging, red squirrel and forest wildlife safaris bird watching and family activities at Kielder in the North East of England

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Wild North Discovery at Kielder Water and Forest Park in partnership with the Forestry Commission 

We run a busy events programme at Kielder Water and Forest Park. The activities range from wildlife and nature exploration to bushcrafts and craft based activities. The programmed activities at Kielder Castle focus on bushcrafts and wildlife but you can also book any activity from our full range 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. Follow this link for activities at Kielder Waterside (Leaplish).

Please select a link in the table below for more information about a specific event.

Events Calendar Kielder Castle 2018

March3 Dark Skies Star Gazing

Essential Bushcraft Survival Skills
April 2 Forest Wildlife Safari

8 Family bushcrafts

9 Red squirrels safari
MaySunday 6th Wild at Kielder event

11.00 – 12.30  Den Building for families
1.30 – 3.00  Forest Wildlife Safari
3.30 – 5.00  Fire by friction and other fire skills

Monday 7th Wild at Kielder event

11.00 – 12.30  Family bushcraft taster session
1.30 – 3.00  Fire by friction and other fire skills
3.30 – 5.00  Forest Wildlife Safari

 Family bushcrafts
July8 Wilderness survival skills - bushcraft essentials
August 6 Family Bushcrafts Survival Challenge

13 A Night Safari at Kielder Castle

20 Red squirrels safari

27 Forest Wildlife Safari

21 Foraging for edible Wild Mushrooms

27 Family bushcrafts

29 Dark Skies Star Gazing

Forest Wildlife Safari

4 Essential Bushcraft Survival Skills

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.