About this course
Our Primal Bowyer course will run over 3 days giving you the theory, the history, and the skills into making this historical piece of weaponry.
Whether it was used for warfare, ceremonial or hunting purposes the bow has played an important part in our history.
Join us with Matthew Courtney – Jones from Cambridge longbows, a professional Bowyer who will pass on his skills to help you make your own seasoned Ash bow.
Come and learn the skills and make your own fully functioning working bow along with traditional arrows. Then try your bow out on our purpose built archery range.
What you need to know
All food, equipment, and professional instruction
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.
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.
Throughout the ages blacksmiths have forged and shaped steel.
Come join us on Primal Forge and learn the skills to forge Viking blades, fire steels, arrowheads, candleholders or just something special to take home.
Primal Foraging & Fermenting
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.
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