Bushcraft Northumberland

Surrounded by wildlife and stunning landscapes, this is the perfect place to relax, unwind and learn useful skills to make your stay in the countryside all the more comfortable. The site lies on the doorstep of the Northumberland National Park, which has been given Dark Skies status. The Park is now one of only 5 Dark Sky Parks within Europe. This is truly deepest, darkest Northumberland at its most beautiful.

Full Day £65pp (6-7 hours) 

  • Trek to base camp
  • How to set out a camp
  • Psychology behind fire
  • Prepare a fire
  • Practical – Fire lighting using a variety of tinder’s and materials
  • Game preparation, cook fish or seasonal game bird over the open fire
  • Bannock bread
  • Knife Handling
  • Weapon making – Throwing spear

Over night stay £125pp

  • Trek to base camp
  • How to set out a camp
  • Psychology behind fire
  • Prepare a fire
  • Practical – Fire lighting using a variety of tinder’s and materials
  • Knife handling & folding saw handling
  • Shelter Build – using natural materials
  • Two game preparations – either fish, rabbit or seasonal game bird over the open fire (Seasonal variations apply)
  • Build an Earth Oven – leg of lamb or venison cooked slowly in the ground
  • Bannock bread
  • Water purification
  • Star Gazing

Camp in deepest, darkest, Northumberland.

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