Family bushcraft activities

Family woodland nature detectives in the North East of England, the North Pennines, Northumberland, Durham and Kielder

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exploring the natural world activities for childrenBecome nature detectives and find the life hidden in a woodland

After some special activities to prepare us to become good animal trackers, including a hunting technique once used by the native North American peoples, we’ll explore a woodland looking for the tracks, trails and signs left by the secretive animals that live there. We'll then go on a bug hunt to investigate some of the woodland's smaller inhabitants.

This half day activity can be expanded to a full day of family nature exploration activities to include other habitats or types of activity according to your preferences. Just get in touch and discuss it with us.

Duration: 3 hours (standard half day activity) or 7 hours (expanded full day activity)

Cost: Half day activity 60 per family of up to four (minimum one adult), 15 per additional person. 
         Full day activity 120 per family of up to four (minimum one adult), 25 per additional person.

Ring or email to book a day and time that suits you; tel. 01388 529154 or email then fill in and return the booking form (by email or post) and pay online on the button.

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Further information: Maximum of four children per adult. Children should be 5 years or over to enjoy these activities to the full.

The activity leader has over 30 years experience in leading wildwatching activities and is DBS checked.

Location: North Pennines - Harehope or Hamsterley Forest, Weardale, Northumberland, Kielder

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