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Woodland Explorer Residential

Three unforgettable days for 8 - 16 year olds.

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Live wild in the woods, sleeping in your own self built shelter from sticks and tarps. The days will be an inspiring mix of bushcraft, whittling, firelighting, natural arts & crafts, animal tracking, woodland games, storytelling, adventure and sleeping out under the stars.

Runs from Saturday 25 May 2024 - 9.30am to Monday 27 May 2024 - 4pm

Times

Prices

Event ticket prices

Ticket typeTicket category
Child Additional sibling - Woodland Residential£175.00
Child Woodland Residential£195.00

The basics

Booking details

Call 07580042183 Book direct with Woodmatters garethandro@woodmatters.org.uk

Suitability

8 - 16 year olds

Meeting point

Common Wood, Windermere. Grid Reference: SD 418 992 Full details of drop and pick up points will be sent out in the week prior to the course.

What to bring and wear

All equipment provided. Just bring a sleeping bag, camping mat, warm clothes and a torch.

Accessibility

Rough ground in woodland setting.

Other

Starts 9.30am Saturday till Monday 4pm, including 2 nights accommodation in shelters built by the woodland explorers.

Contact info

Gareth and Ro Thomas

Upcoming events

Event

Spoon Carving 

Make your own spoon using traditional greenwood techniques.

Event summary

on
30 Apr to 18 Sep 2024
at
09:00 to 17:00
+ 2 other dates or times
Event

Bowl Carving 

Hand carve your own greenwood bowl.

Event summary

on
9 May to 15 Oct 2024
at
09:00 to 17:00
+ 2 other dates or times
Event

Family Bushcraft 

Two days of fun and memorable experiences. Learn effective fire lighting and bushcraft skills, campfire cooking (food included), nature walk and story telling.

Event summary

on
11 May to 29 Sep 2024
at
11:00 to 12:00
+ 3 other dates or times
Event

The Singing Bones 

Mark the summer solstice with firelight folktales and live music woven together to celebrate Cumbria’s heritage of rich biodiversity.

Event summary

on
21 Jun 2024
at
19:00 to 21:30