Primal Beach Foraging and Wild Cooking
About this course
Our Primal ancestors of old were masters of hunter gathering and would have lived in and around the coastlines where food was bountiful. From foraging seaweed to fresh fish and shellfish, the west coast of Scotland's coastlines was a natural larder in days gone by. As farming has developed over the years we gradually moved inland, developed different eating habits and ultimately forgot these traditional skills.
Scotland has some of the best coastlines in the world with many isolated coves and uninhabited inlets for you to explore. Not to mention secluded beaches where you can spend the night under the stars with a roaring fire to keep you warm. So come join us on the west coast of Scotland as we forage for wild edibles, seaweed and learn about wilderness living and survival skills.
What you need to know
- All equipment.
- A delicious lunch.
- Tasty hot beverages throughout the day.
Clothing: Wear comfortable footwear, preferably waterproof walking boots or wellies. We’ll walk 1.5-2 miles in various terrain. There will be no steep hills but the ground may be muddy and slippery at times. Bring waterproof and warm clothing if possible. Scottish weather can be unpredictable and to enjoy the experience you’ll need to stay dry and warm.
Additional equipment: You may wish to bring camera, notepad, small cotton bag or basket.
Food and drink: Bring your own drinking water and snacks if you wish. You’ll be given a variety of tasters and nibbles throughout the duration of the course. We’ll have a meal at the end so hopefully you’ll leave fed and nourished.
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In this hands-on course you'll learn how to build fires from scratch, with only your skills at hand.
Bushcraft & Survival Day
Our 1 day Bushcraft and Survival Course is a great way to learn the outdoor basics.
Using our natural surroundings you will learn valuable skills in bushcraft and survival techniques in a safe environment.
Primal Highlander Survival
Come and learn the ways of our Highlander ancestors.
From surviving in mountainous conditions and wild forests to hunting and fighting styles, our Highland ancestors were masters of self-resilience.
Build confidence in your own survival skills in a fun and safe environment
We work to the highest standards of safety and professionalism
Stories to remember
Take home memories and a renewed appreciation for the outdoors