Bushcraft Survival Skills 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.

Bushcraft Survival Skills Day

    One Day
    Duncarron Medieval Fort
    Up to 20 people
    Weekend only

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About this course

Welcome to our bushcraft and survival skills day course. The 1-day introduction to Bushcraft course has been designed to provide an introduction to the skills and techniques of our Primal ancestors. Our courses run from Duncarron Medieval Village.

There is no previous Bushcraft experience required for this course. The course starts at 10:00 am and runs until 4 pm.
During this time you will learn the principles of survival, how to safely use a Knife and Saw. Different methods of fire lighting, how to construct improvised shelters, how to identify wild flora and fauna, how to source water and purify it and much much more.

(Please note: all under 18 year olds must be accompanied by an adult, who has also booked on the course.)

What you need to know

What's included

All equipment.
A delicious lunch.
Tasty hot beverages throughout the day.
The principles of survival, and survival mindset.
Fire lighting using Friction and other methods.
Improvised shelter building.
Wild foods, flora, and fauna.
Improvised cooking methods.
Signaling and Navigation.
Knife safety and cutting skills.

What's not included

All equipment will be provided for this course.

Depending on weather, it's sensible to come in clothes suitable for possibly wet and muddy conditions.

Kit List

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Why  Primal?

Epic adventures

Build confidence in your own survival skills in a fun and safe environment

Experienced Experts

We work to the highest standards of safety and professionalism

Stories to remember

Take home memories and a renewed appreciation for the outdoors