Family bushcraft activities

Wild North Discovery

Bushcrafts, wild food foraging, birdwatching, wildlife, nature and ancient craft skills in North East England and the North West Highlands of Scotland


Bushcrafts cooking fireHamsterley Forest Events

Wild North Discovery at Hamsterley in partnership with the Forestry Commission 

We run a busy events programme in partnership with the Forestry Commission at Hamsterley Forest. The activities range from wildlife and nature exploration to bushcrafts and craft based activities. Please select a link in the table below for more information about aspecific event.

You can also book your own activity based at Hamsterley
for a day and time that suits you; just drop us an email or give us a ring and tell us what you'd like to do.

Events Calendar for Hamsterley Forest 2017

March12 Wilderness survival skills - fire lighting in difficult conditions

26 Wilderness survival skills - bushcraft essentials
April

16 Family bushcrafts

23 Wilderness survival skills - setting up camp

May

27 Den building 

31 Wilderness survival challenge - 8 to 16 years old

June3 Family bushcrafts sleepover

18 Wilderness survival skills - bushcraft essentials

23 The nightjars and woodcock of Hamsterley Forest
August 5 Family bushcrafts

14
Wilderness survival challenge - 8 to 16 years old

20 Den building

27 Wilderness survival skills - fire lighting in difficult conditions

28 Family bushcrafts
September2 A night safari in Hamsterley Forest

10 Seasonal wild food - wild mushrooms, fruits, nuts and roots

October

15 Wilderness survival skills - bushcraft essentials

29 Family bushcrafts


Gift Vouchers

The ideal present; buy a half or full day activity gift voucher open for use on any of our activities emailed direct to you.