Wilderness Living Skills, Connection with Nature and Woodland Crafts
Immersive Bushcraft Experiences in the Chilterns – Bushcraft with David Willis provides fun, informative and educational courses that teach wilderness living skills, nature connection and woodland crafts, with activities to suit all ages, abilities and needs!
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Bushcraft 101 – Adventure Skills Day
An informative and practical day in the woods learning Bushcraft skills – you may have an adventure planned or just fancy learning a few skills so you’ll be confident when out in the wilds. Expect to be learning tool use; knives and saws, creating a successful campfire, setting up a tarp and hammock, finding water and making it safe to drink – find out more about the Bushcraft 101 – Adventure Skills Day course.
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.
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 – Fire by Friction course.
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 – Spoon Carving course.
This Bushcraft experience is aimed at families with young children (there is no minimum age). It is all about having fun in the woods; learning about campfires, and keeping safe, baking bread, foraging in the woods, crafts and games that will help connect your family more closely with nature.
A favourite with families, David’s guided woodland walks take you on a journey through the Chilterns, learning about the trees and plants of the woodlands – find out more about these Woodland Walks and book places.
Yes, you can provide the gift of a woodland experience for your friends and love ones or perhaps put them on your list for others to get you! Gift vouchers can be personalised too just ask when making your purchase. Thank you.
Bushcraft 101 – Woodland Weekend
Have you got an adventure planned 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 inspiration 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 – Woodland Weekend course.