Bushcraft for Everyone

David provides Bushcraft activities to suit all ages, abilities and needs – he teaches young children, families, couples, individuals, corporates and youth groups.

Why David? Find out why he he loves teaching in the woodlands on his about page.

The Guardian picked David’s woodland walks as one of the best guided walks around Britain – “Embracing the great outdoors in the dead of winter is a lot easier in a group and with a knowledgeable leader for motivation” (read this article in The Guardian).

Here is a taster for the courses on offer – for private group bookings, they can be tailored to suit all ages, abilities and needs, do just ask!

Fire and Feast

Enjoy learning the art of making tasty meals over a campfire with less reliance on modern gadgetry and of course feasting on the results – find out more about the Fire and Feast course.

Ponassed trout, a wonderful way to cook fish

Ponassed trout, a wonderful way to cook fish

Campfire Bread Baking

Bread baking as it’s meant to be, in the outdoors, baked on a campfire! The fresh air scented with aromas of freshly baked bread, smell of the campfire and the taste of warm bread – find out more about the Campfire Bread Baking course.

Bread baking in Dutch ovens

Bread baking in Dutch ovens

The Art of Fire

Learn different methods to create fire, modern and primitive,  fire-steels through to fire-by-friction and make your own bow-drill kit to practice with and take home – find out more about the Art of Fire course.

Successful fire-by-friction delivers big smiles

Successful fire-by-friction delivers big smiles

Whittling and Woodcraft

Another favourite, learning about the trees and the properties of their wood, before harvesting some and then carving beautiful and functional utensils such as spoons and other woodland crafts – learn more about Whittling and Woodcraft course.

Whittled spoons and cups from the woodlands

Whittled spoons and cups from the woodlands

Bushcraft 101

Have you got an adventure planed and want to learn a few skills or just want to be confident when out in the wilds. These wilderness living skills will provide confidence and the inspirration to spend more time outdoors, expect to be learning tool use; knives and saws, creating a successful campfire, building cosy shelters and finding water and making it safe to drink – find out more about the Bushcraft 101 course.

Using a knife to carve feather sticks on the Bushcraft 101

Using a knife to carve feather sticks on the Bushcraft 101

Woodland Walks

A favourite with families, David’s guided woodland walks take you on a journey through Chilterns, learning about the trees and plants of the woodlands – find out more about these Woodland Walks and book places.

Join a family friendly, guided woodland walk

Join on of David’s monthly, family friendly, guided woodland walk