Bushcraft Activities

Bushcraft with David Willis provides activities for everyone interested in spending more time outdoors, embracing nature and learning wilderness living skills.

Bushcraft 101

Outdoor living skills that include using knives and saws, fire lighting, shelters and water purification – find out more about the Bushcraft 101.

Using a knife to carve feather sticks on the Bushcraft 101

Using a knife to carve feather sticks on the Bushcraft 101

Fire and Feast

The art of making good meals over a campfire with less reliance on modern gadgetry (formerly “Backwoods Cooking”) – find out more about Fire and Feast.

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.

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.

Successful fire-by-friction delivers big smiles

Successful fire-by-friction delivers big smiles

Whittling and Woodcraft

Carving beautiful and functional utensils such as spoons and other woodland crafts – learn more about Whittling and Woodcraft.

Whittled spoons and cups from the woodlands

Whittled spoons and cups from the woodlands

Woodland Walks

A family friendly, guided woodland walk through some beautiful woodlands – find out more about these Woodland Walks.

Join a family friendly, guided woodland walk

Join a family friendly, guided woodland walk