Bushcraft camp

Bushcraft bow making in North East England, the North Pennines, Northumberland, Durham and Kielder

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Father and Son bowBushcraft hunting bows

Make a bow and learn how to use it

Learn how to make a "father and son" bow, an effective bushcraft hunting bow with built in strengthening which helps get round some of the complications of finding the more demanding quality of stave to make a flat bow. Once you've made your bushcraft hunting bow we'll get in some practice on standard targets before going into the woods to do some field archery.

Please note it is illegal to hunt for game using a bow in the UK. Field archery however is a great sport which gives you some of the challenge. There are clubs throughout the UK.

Duration: 7 hours

Cost: 75 per person for first two people plus 25 per additional group member. Individual one- to-one booking available at 150

Further information: Minimum group size two; maximum 6. Participants should be 16 or over. Bring a packed lunch.

Booking: Ring or email to book a day and time that suits you; tel. 01388 529154 or email enquiries@natureholiday.co.uk then fill in and return the booking form (by email or post) and click on the button below to pay online.

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The bushcraft hunting bow activity leader is qualified through the Institute for Outdoor Learning to teach bushcrafts to groups and has been involved in bushcrafts and woodland skills for over thirty years. He is DBS cleared.

Location: North Pennines - Harehope, Weardale

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