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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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 2017/18

April 10 Forest Wildlife Safari

14 Dark Skies Star Gazing

17 Family bushcrafts

18 Red squirrels safari

May13 A Squirrel's Tale (Wild at Kielder event)

13 Bushcraft Fire Lighting (Wild at Kielder event)
June1 Family bushcrafts
July16 Wilderness survival skills - bushcraft essentials
August 7 Red squirrels safari

6 Family Bushcrafts Survival Challenge

15 A Night Safari at Kielder Castle

21 Forest Wildlife Safari


14 Foraging for edible Wild Mushrooms

22 Family bushcrafts

27 Forest Wildlife Safari

28 Dark Skies Star Gazing

11 Essential Bushcraft Survival Skills

March 201811 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.