Hit the hills with our expert and certified guides. Learn about the geography and geology of Scotland in all its splendour, and the many food-sources our ancestors relied upon to survive and thrive.
Primal activities for everyone
Learn the principles of survival and wilderness living skills. Build confidence and appreciation of the outdoors in a fun and safe environment.
Embrace and get a feel for the outdoors with our 2-day family-oriented Survival course. This is the course for families who want to share an amazing experience whilst learning and exploring together.
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.
An experienced team of Survival Specialists
We pride ourselves on having the highest standards of safety and professionalism creating a positive atmosphere to help everyone who comes to Primal enjoy their experience and have an unforgettable time.
Primal courses for adventurers
Extend and build on your skills, from the use of natural navigation aids to traditional cooking skills and trap making, enhancing your situational and survival instinct further with an increased awareness of the natural environment.
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.
The Outdoor First Aid course covers the long-term care of casualties in remote settings. The course may be of particular use to those working in the outdoor industry and corporations in extreme environments.
Join us at Duncarran Medieval Fort for a stroll in the grounds and surrounds. Learn how to spot wild edibles and ferment your wild plants, then take part in our interactive cooking workshop.
Come and learn traditional wilderness living skills, tracking, deer stalking, weapon safety, marksmanship principles, foraging, fishing, traditional cooking methods, knife skills and lots more.
Expert and Professional
The team at Primal are highly-regarded experts in the delivery of tailor-made survival consultancy packages worldwide.
Advanced and bespoke courses
Learn how to work and thrive in a wilderness environment, from remote island survival to advanced medical skills - skills that may one day save your life or the life of one of your companions.
Join us on our adventure island for an epic weekend of wilderness living and adventure experiences.
Join us as we sail up the West Coast of Scotland exploring uninhabited islands. Spot dolphins and Minke whales, sleep under the stars on remote golden beaches and learn coastal survival skills on Primal Castaway.