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Wild at Kielder: bushcrafts, wildlife safaris, den building and family activites at Kielder Castle 


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fire by friction using a bow drillFire by friction and other fire skills Wild at Kielder 

Fire by friction is an ancient method of creating fire, the origins of which are probably tens of thousands of years old. You’ll have a go at both this technique and also explore other fire lighting skills.

Location: Kielder Castle

Sunday 6th May  3.30pm - 5.00pm

Monday 7th May 1.30pm - 3.00pm

Cost: 5 per person. For adults. If children attend they should be 13 or over and accompanied by an adult.

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: For adults. If children attend they should be 13 or over and accompanied by an adult.

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.

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