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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.

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Two days of fun and memorable experiences. Learn effective fire lighting and bushcraft skills, build and sleep in your own shelter, greenwood carving skills, campfire cooking (food included), nature walk and storytelling, enjoying the special atmosphere of your woodland home. Specifically aimed at families, all ages welcome. Our philosophy is to enable families of all ages to come together, share experiences, learn interesting skills and be inspired by their time in the woods.

Food: (evening and breakfast) included but please bring your own packed lunch for Saturday.

Times

Prices

Event ticket prices

Ticket typeTicket category
Adult Family Bushcraft£80.00
Child Family£40.00

The basics

Booking details

Call 07580042183 Book direct with Woodmatters garethandro@woodmatters.org.uk / 07580 042183

Suitability

Specifically aimed at families - all ages welcome.

Meeting point

The Footprint, National Trust, St.Catherines, Patterdale Road, Windermere, Cumbria. LA23 1NH

What to bring and wear

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

Accessibility

There are wooden steps or a small track to climb to the woods, but okay for wheelchairs with help.

Contact info

Gareth and Ro Thomas

Upcoming events

Event

Bowl Carving 

Hand carve your own greenwood bowl.

Event summary

on
18 Jul to 15 Oct 2024
at
09:00 to 17:00
+ 1 other date or time
Event

Bench Making 

Make a rustic greenwood bench in a day at the Footprint.

Event summary

on
7 Sep to 11 Dec 2024
at
09:00 to 18:30
+ 3 other dates or times
Event

Spoon Carving 

Make your own spoon using traditional greenwood techniques.

Event summary

on
18 Sep 2024
at
09:00 to 17:00
Event

Woodmatters Make Your Own Shave Horse Evening 

Make your own shave horse in an evening.

Event summary

on
19 Sep 2024
at
17:30 to 21:00