TALTON MILL BUSHCRAFT, SURVIVAL & FORAGING COURSES

 

We are delighted to be working with renowned outdoor specialist (Bsc Hons) and master herbalist Simon Birbeck to bring you a selection of bushcraft, survival and foraging courses at Talton Mill. Simon has over 20 years experience in this field. Formerly a survival school co-ordinator who has worked with the Discovery Channel and The Bear Grylls Survival Academy and Young Survivor, Simon went on to set up UK Wild Adventures – the ‘go to’ company for experiencing the great outdoors!

All our workshops are suitable for both beginners and those with more outdoor experience.

FAMILY BUSHCRAFT & SURVIVAL COURSE

Sat 10th August : 10am to 3pm

Meeting Point : The Mill Woodhouse at Talton Mill

Suitable for children aged 8 upwards accompanied by a parent.

Price : £40 per person.  This includes coffee and lunch.

To book online please click herehttps://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/family-bushcraft-survival-skills-workshop-tickets-57551090862

Learn how to survive in nature on our Family Bushcraft and Survival Course. Throughout the day survival and bushcraft specialist Simon will provide you and your child with the essential skills required to survive using fire, food, water and shelter. Build a fire, learn how to forage for food and medicines, find and filter water, brew up some foraged tea infusions, whittle essential equipment.  Learn self reliance, team work, tracking and foraging skills.

 

This experience is an holistic way at looking at the environment and how all aspects link together.  Take time to reflect on the environment and discover what is out there. Get away from the trappings of modern technology and get back to basics!

 


 

BUSHCRAFT & FORAGING (adults only)

Sat 14th September : 10am to 3pm

£40 per adult.  This includes coffee and lunch.

To book online please click herehttps://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/bushcraft-foraging-for-adults-tickets-57551754848

Learn how to thrive in the natural environment. Simon will give you the skills and knowledge to do so. Learn how to forage for natural foods and medicines on our 28 acre-small holding and around the local countryside meadows, hedgerows and woodlands.  Simon will teach you fire craft, tracking, navigation by natural means, water sourcing and filtration, wood whittling, and container construction from natural materials.  You will build a fire and brew up some nettle, pine or lemon balm tea on the open fire.

 

This experience is an holistic way at looking at the environment and how all aspects link together.  Take time to reflect on the environment and discover what is out there. Get away from the trappings of modern technology and get back to basics!

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