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Full Day Bushcraft Experience

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This is a great full day experience learning survival skills and Bushcraft in our beautiful woodland on the border of Derbyshire and Leicestershire in Ashby De La Zouch

Have you got what it takes to make yourself at home in the natural world.

The day's itinerary will cover a variety of outdoor survival skills - from lighting a fire using various methods, techniques and materials, to building a protective shelter. You'll explore the psychology of survival, learn to purify and filter water, and experience campfire cooking in the real outdoors.

- Fire lighting:
Learn to light a fire (and sustain it) using various methods and materials including a bow drill. Boil your kettle on your fire so everyone can have a hot drink to start the day.

- Shelter Building:
Experience what its really like to survive in the great outdoors and learn how to build various shelters with natural surrounding materials. 

- Cordage, Knots & Tarps
Have a go at making cordage which is a great essential for surviving in the outdoors, learn various knots and how to hang tarps for an alternative shelter.

- Water purification:
Using natural materials supplied learn different methods on how to purify and filter water. 

- Campfire Cooking
So you've learnt how to light and sustain a fire, now its time to prep a meal (inc fresh bread baking) and cook it on your campfire! 
Pudding is served - to finish off your day you'll get to taste freshly popped popcorn and toast marshmallows on the fire.

  • No experience needed
  • Most activities are under cover
  • All Sessions are Private and you are not mixed with other groups.

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Cost (inc. VAT)

6 People - £85 per person
7 to 15 People - 80 per person
16+ People - £75 per person

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Approximately 5 hours


Field Sport UK, Melbourne Road, Newbold, Coleorton, LE67 8JH

Group Sizes

6 to 40+ (We do not mix groups, you will be in your own group with your own personal instructor)

Groups of 1-3 people - click here

What's Included

Instructor & PPE
Fire lighting & shelter building
water purification & campfire cooking
All equipment & Materials

Age Requirements

10 years +

Important Information

This activity is outside in a woodland, appropriate clothing and footwear should be worn.

All bookings, activities and experiences are subject to our Terms and Conditions.

The perfect full day bushcraft experience near me is great for birthdays, Stag, Hen and Hag Parties, and corporate entertainment, Team Building Activities or a social / family get together

No experience required, our qualified instructors will take you through everything you need to know as well as having fun!

Field Sport UK Activity Centre is close to the A42 / M1 / M40 / A444 and easily accessible from - Situated in beautiful woodland in the Midlands, on the Leicestershire / Derbyshire border.
Ashby – 3 miles, Burton on Trent – 12 miles, Swadlincote – 7 miles, Derby – 15 miles, Leicester – 15 miles, Nottingham – 20 miles, Birmingham – 33 miles, Northampton - 50 miles, Manchester – 80 miles, London – 115 miles

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