Bushcraft camp

Bushcraft fire lighting skills in North East England, the North Pennines, Northumberland, Durham and Kielder


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tinder fire bundleBushcraft fire lighting: learn the skill of fire lighting in any conditions

Fire lighting is one of the oldest skills known to mankind and is a key bushcraft skill. Fire warms us, dries us, makes water safe to drink, cooks our food and lifts morale:
  • you’ll learn several different ways of fire lighting without using matches including with flint and steel
  • you’ll find out about collecting, preparing and using a wide range of tinders for succesful fire lighting
  • you’ll learn how to build the flame up into a fire you can cook over
  • you’ll learn ways of fire lighting in wet conditions
  • you’ll learn how to manage the fire from start to finish to minimise impact on the surroundings
Duration: 3 hours

Cost: 75 for first two people, 15 per additional group member. Individual one-to-one booking available at 75.

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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Further information: Minimum group size two; maximum 12. Participants should be 16 or over.

The 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 or Hamsterley Forest, Weardale, Northumberland, Kielder

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