Bushcraft Courses for Schools

Bushcraft, Wilderness and Survival Lessons

Quite a few of the outdoor adventure companies we work with have started adding bushcraft options to their school trip itineraries. Together with specialist bushcraft companies, they are making a great case for the teaching of sustainability and nature awareness courses. Speaking to some of the experts who have designed and run these outdoor bushcraft courses, we love what they have to offer school groups, and are keen to share them with you. We can offer you courses up and down the country, suitable for any key stage, from half day experiences to multi day adventures. We can even send bushcraft specialists to your school to teach your children on the school grounds. Take a look below or get in contact with us for more information.

Children living in urban areas often have very little contact with the great outdoors. Our woodlands and hills, rivers and streams are not part of their daily life, and many kids are completely detached from the natural world. Traditional residential activity holidays are great for getting school kids out in the fresh air, getting muddy, but a new breed of outdoor adventure trips are gaining serious momentum - the bushcraft trip - life without technology!

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Field Studies Council - London South East



Five fantastic locations in the South East offering fieldwork for all ages to bring the curriculum to life. The choice of day and residential centres include a huge range of excellent urban and rural field sites from Box Hill to Bushy Park.

-Centres situated in interesting and inspiring environments, within easy reach of excellent field sites. -Courses created carefully to link to curriculum requirements. We can work with you to tailor content to fit in with work back in the classroom. -Passionate and experienced teaching staff who work full time, all year round. You will be allocated the same tutor(s) throughout your course. -FSC take care of everything once you arrive; comfortable accommodation, plenty of tasty food and transport during the course. -Price bands throughout the year to offer value for money. FSC is an environmental education charity with over 70 years experience of providing fieldwork and outdoor learning and a network of 19 UK centres offering day and residential fieldwork opportunities. ...

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The trips below are just a sample of the Bushcraft trips & workshops we have available for schools. Click your region below to view our full range..


Calvert Trust Exmoor
Calvert Trust Exmoor

English, Maths, Geography, Environmental Geography, Science, Biology, Physical Education, Bushcraft, Watersports, SEN

Calvert Trust Exmoor provides specialist all inclusive residential outdoor adventure breaks for schools. Our award winning facilities and experiences enable us to provide extraordinary support to any student; inspiring learning and transforming lives

Edgmond Hall
Edgmond Hall

Citizenship, Geography, Fieldstudies, Physical Education, PSHE, Wildlife, Bushcraft, SEN

Set in a converted Georgian farm in 43 acres of woodland, fields and gardens, our friendly full-time team deliver a wide range of outdoor & creative adventures for a special learning experience. Day visits, residentials, and sole occupancy available.

FSC Slapton Ley
FSC Slapton Ley

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, Wildlife, Bushcraft

FSC Slapton is located within the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty close to field sites in Dartmoor National Park and urban centres in Plymouth and Torbay. Visit for residential geography and biology trips at all ages.

FSC Juniper Hall
FSC Juniper Hall

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, Wildlife, Bushcraft

Located in Surrey, FSC Juniper Hall is easy to reach but surrounded by the beautiful countryside of Box Hill. Visit for fun filled residential outdoor activity, geography and biology trips for all ages.




The Sustainability Centre
The Sustainability Centre

Science, Geography, Physical Education, Bushcraft, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies

Sustainability in action! Come and visit us for a day or more to learn all about looking after the planet in our beautiful 55 acre woodland site nettled in stunning the South Downs National Park. Packed with hands on activities for all ages.

FSC Nettlecombe Court
FSC Nettlecombe Court

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, Wildlife, Bushcraft

FSC Nettlecombe Court has excellent access to the Somerset coast as well as Exmoor National Park and The Quantocks Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Visit for fun outdoor activities, geography and biology trips at all ages.

Action Packed Residential Trips
Action Packed Residential Trips

Citizenship, Physical Education, PSHE, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports, SEN, Accommodation Only

This can be incorporated into many elements that we offer such as whittling, fire lighting, shelter building, tree and plant identification, navigation by nature, cordage, water purification, wild food from trees, handling saws and knifes, woodland nature art and preparing and cooking outdoors, such

Skern Lodge
Skern Lodge

Citizenship, English, Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Fieldstudies, Geology, History, Egyptians, Vikings, Victorian, Physical Education, PSHE, Bushcraft, Watersports, SEN

Skern Lodge based in North Devon are getting ready to get out on the road and visit you and your school. Skern Lodge can provide your pupils with an experience to remember by bringing a little bit of that residential magic to your school.


In School Workshops
In School Workshops

Citizenship, Design Technology, Physical Education, PSHE, Bushcraft, SEN

Bushcraft, Orienteering, Disc golf all on your school premises. you provide the space we provide the rest.

The Vikings
The Vikings

English, History, Saxons, Vikings, Bushcraft, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
We make history fun, engaging and informative by using hands-on outdoor activities, reconstructed artifacts and costumes to provide an immersive experience of the Vikings!

FSC Castle Head
FSC Castle Head

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, Physical Education, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports

With easy access to both the coastline of Morecambe Bay, the glaciated uplands of the southern Lake District and the lakes of Windermere and Coniston, FSC Castle Head is ideally situated for a wide range of field studies and adventurous activities.

Cumulus Outdoors
Cumulus Outdoors

Physical Education, Bushcraft, Watersports

COVID-19 OFFER
Our exciting Bushcraft sessions and challenges are geared to help you get back to basics whilst also enjoying the natural environment. Using our own woodland site on the Isle of Purbeck near Corfe Castle and Swanage, the sessions are fun and educational.


Plas Menai
Plas Menai

Geography, Physical Education, Bushcraft, Sports Centre, Watersports

Each individual trip is packed with adventure to excite, inspire and build confidence, something that cannot always be achieved in the classroom. By enticing pupils out of their comfort zone and creating situations that may be new or unfimiliar to them, pupils are encouraged to take a positive appr

 FSC Preston Montford
FSC Preston Montford

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Geology, Wildlife, Bushcraft

The centre has easy access to a wide range of sites from the South Shropshire Hills AONB, to Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site, Ludlow, Birmingham and Snowdonia. Visit for fun outdoor activities, geography and biology trips at all ages.

Eden Project and Cornwall for Primary and Middle Schools
Eden Project and Cornwall for Primary and Middle Schools

Citizenship, English, Maths, Geography, Archaeology, Geology, Science, History, Performing Arts, Art, PSHE, Farm, Wildlife, Bushcraft

Cornwall can complement any curriculum studies from discovering the magical historic legend of King Arthur at Tintagel Castle, visiting the Seal Sanctuary and of course a visit with workshops at the amazing Eden Project.

 sportscotland National Centre Inverclyde
sportscotland National Centre Inverclyde

Geography, Physical Education, PSHE, Bushcraft, Sports Centre, Watersports, SEN, Accommodation Only

Set in a sprawling 83 acre estate in Largs, on the Ayrshire coast, the centre has an expansive choice of indoor & outdoor activities, aligned with curriculum benchmarks. Recently reopened this inclusive centre is an ideal place for school groups.


FSC Ireland
FSC Ireland

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, Wildlife, Bushcraft

Delivering high quality outdoor learning to schools, colleges, groups and individuals across the island of Ireland. Visit FSC Ireland for fun one day visits at all ages covering outdoor activities, geography and biology.

FSC Epping Forest
FSC Epping Forest

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, Wildlife, Bushcraft

FSC Epping Forest, is situated in the heart of Epping Forest, an area of around 2,400 hectares of wood-pasture. Visit FSC Epping Forest for fun and engaging primary or secondary one day outdoor field trips.

Mount Cook
Mount Cook

Environmental Geography, Physics, History, Prehistory, Romans, Vikings, Wildlife, Bushcraft, SEN, Accommodation Only

COVID-19 OFFER
Our activity instructors are highly trained in Bush Craft, meaning that groups can learn and develop skills at a variety of levels. We venture beyond forest school learning to cover friction fire lighting using bow drill and hand drill , woodland survival skills, shelter construction, plant identifi

Additional Support Needs School Residentials
Additional Support Needs School Residentials

Geography, Physical Education, PSHE, Bushcraft, Sports Centre, Watersports, SEN, Accommodation Only

We want everyone to be able to take part in sport and stay under one roof. Our recently reopened inclusive centre, set in a sprawling 83 acre estate in Largs, allows just that. With an expansive choice of indoor & outdoor activities for all.


Stone Age Workshops
Stone Age Workshops

History, Bushcraft, Prehistory, SEN

Our Sticks and Stone Age programme is a great way to introduce the Stone Age topic. We offer a unique interactive 'show and tell' to really bring the subject alive and pass around the tools and clothes of the past. Touch, taste and smell the StoneAge

Nene Outdoors Day Visits
Nene Outdoors Day Visits

Geography, Physical Geography, Science, Biology, History, Prehistory, Romans, Physical Education, Bushcraft, Watersports

Whether you are looking for adventurous activities or environmental education, we can offer a huge range of opportunities for outdoor learning, where young people can try different activities, develop new skills and most importantly have fun!

FSC Orielton
FSC Orielton

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Geology, Wildlife, Bushcraft

FSC Orielton is set in fantastic wooded grounds, close to rocky shores and sand dunes within the National Park. It is a great location for fun outdoor activities, geography and biology trips at all ages.

Onsite School Team Building Days
Onsite School Team Building Days

Citizenship, Physical Education, PSHE, Bushcraft, SEN

The Problem Solving Company is UK'S THE LEADING PROVIDER OF SCHOOL TEAM BUILDING DAYS. Our mobile collection of team challenges are the perfect way to engage your students with a day of hands-on activities without leaving the school grounds.


FSC Bishops Wood
FSC Bishops Wood

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, History, Prehistory, Romans, Saxons, Vikings, Wildlife, Bushcraft

Surrounded by stunning ancient woodland FSC Bishops Wood has a unique and sustainable centre building. It offers a range of fun and engaging primary or secondary one day outdoor field trips for geography, science and history.

Cumulus Outdoors-Swanage
Cumulus Outdoors-Swanage

Geography, Physical Geography, Fieldstudies, Geology, History, Medieval, Physical Education, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports, Accommodation Only

COVID-19 OFFER
Our exciting Bushcraft sessions and challenges are geared to help you get back to basics whilst also enjoying the natural environment. Using our own woodland site on the Isle of Purbeck near Corfe Castle and Swanage, the sessions are fun and educational. Our bushcraft & Survival Specialist, Ian,

Magdalen Farm
Magdalen Farm

Geography, Human Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, Design Technology, Food, Physical Education, PSHE, Farm, Wildlife, Bushcraft, SEN, Accommodation Only

COVID-19 OFFER
Set on a working organic farm Magdalen provides a unqiue base for students, children and adults to explore the great outdoors. A range of tutor led activities are tailored to you and we provide high quality accommodation with homecooked meals.

Field Studies Council - London South East
Field Studies Council - London South East

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, Food, Wildlife, Bushcraft

Five fantastic locations in the South East offering fieldwork for all ages to bring the curriculum to life. The choice of day and residential centres include a huge range of excellent urban and rural field sites from Box Hill to Bushy Park.


Belchamps Scout Activity Centre
Belchamps Scout Activity Centre

Physical Education, Bushcraft, SEN

Belchamps is set in 30 acres of fields and woodland in the Essex countryside. We have a large range of exciting activities for all ages, and five indoor accommodation dorms to choose from to make the perfect residential or day visit for your class.

Activity Camps at your School
Activity Camps at your School

Physical Education, Bushcraft

COVID-19 OFFER
Our exciting Bushcraft sessions and challenges are geared to help you get back to basics whilst also enjoying the natural environment. Using your own school grounds, we teach the basic skills of firelighting, shelter building and campfire cooking. The sessions are fun and at the same time educationa

 FSC Millport
FSC Millport

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, Physical Education, Wildlife, Bushcraft

FSC Millport has purpose-built accommodation and teaching spaces which provide an excellent base for a range of courses. It is just 10 minutes by ferry from the mainland. Great base for fun outdoor activities, biology and geography trips at all ages.

Plas Gwynant Outdoor Education Centre
Plas Gwynant Outdoor Education Centre

Geography, Fieldstudies, Physical Education, PSHE, Bushcraft, SEN

Plas Gwynant is an amazing setting in its own parkland at the foot of Mount Snowdon in North Wales, and offers high qualilty outdoor learning amongst the mountains, rivers and lakes of the Snowdonia National Park. Sole occupancy is available.


FSC Malham Tarn
FSC Malham Tarn

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, Wildlife, Bushcraft

Located on the shore of Malham Tarn and surrounded by the Malham Tarn National Nature reserve, this is a fantastic location for exploring the natural world. Visit for fun outdoor activities, geography and biology trips at all ages.

Braeside Residential
Braeside Residential

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Geology, History, Prehistory, Romans, Victorian, Physical Education, Farm, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports

COVID-19 OFFER
Superb residential outdoor learning centre based on the edge of the Marlborough Downs in Wiltshire. Offering physical and educational programmes for young people tailored specifically to them in an idyllic setting.

FSC Blencathra
FSC Blencathra

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Geology, Science, Biology, Physical Education, Wildlife, Bushcraft

FSC Blencathra occupies a dramatic setting at 300m up the south facing slope of Blencathra with an unparalleled panorama across the Lake District National Park. Visit for residential geography and biology trips at all ages.

 Ackers Adventure Residential centre
Ackers Adventure Residential centre

Maths, Science, Physics, Biology, Physical Education, Bushcraft, Watersports, SEN, Accommodation Only

Ackers Adventure is an Adventurous Activity Centre just 2 miles from the centre of Birmingham. A 75 acre site offering numerous facilities such as climbing walls,ski slope & residential centre, making Ackers a totally unique venue for a school trip.


Magdalen Farm Day Visits
Magdalen Farm Day Visits

Citizenship, Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Design Technology, Food, PSHE, Farm, Wildlife, Bushcraft, SEN, Accommodation Only

COVID-19 OFFER
What better way to learn about the environment than by being in the great outdoors. Magdalen's working organic farm offers a variety of diverse activities - create a fun yet memorable educational trip. All ages and abilities welcome

Manorbier
Manorbier

Citizenship, Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, History, Prehistory, Greeks, Medieval, Physical Education, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports, SEN

Manorbier in Pembrokeshire is set on beautiful cliff tops overlooking the Irish Sea. It is a really fantastic location reached by a private road from the nearby village. This is a perfect location for your school activity trip to Pembrokeshire

Woodrow High House
Woodrow High House

Physical Education, PSHE, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Sports Centre, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
We offer three instructor-led sessions relating to this subject - Bushcraft, Extended Bushcraft, and Shelterbuild. Bushcraft covers: An introduction to basic survival techniques including traditional fire lighting, plant recognition and basic cooking. Instructors frame the task ahead, define the

New Forest Activities
New Forest Activities

Citizenship, Geography, Physical Geography, Physical Education, PSHE, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports

Bushcraft and camp skills with New Forest Activities are all about learning to be equipped and comfortable outdoors in an interesting and hands-on way. This could be anything from building shelters and fire lighting, to foraging and tracking. Choose to prepare meals or cook lunch over the fire you


History and Field Studies
History and Field Studies

History, Geography, Physical Education, PSHE, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports, SEN, Accommodation Only, Romans, Victorian, Fieldstudies

At Boundless Outdoors, our Bushcraft and Survival Skills sessions are very popular with people of all ages. We will teach you how to build a shelter using natural materials, build and start a fire, source clean water and make a basic dough to cook bread over an open fire. With just the basic knife s

Adventure Education on the Jurassic Coast
Adventure Education on the Jurassic Coast

Physical Education, Bushcraft, Watersports

View and learn about the coastal zone from a different perspective. Lulworth Outdoors operates on the most stunning piece of coastline you can imagine. With exclusive use of the site we can enthuse and excite your students across a range of topics.

Educational & Adventure Day Visits
Educational & Adventure Day Visits

Geology, Science, Biology, Physical Education, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
Adventure and educational day visits at our fantastic outdoor education centre. Ecology pond, nature trail and high ropes course on site, fully qualified staff with years of experience and access to Kennet and Avon Canal for canoeing.

Adur Outdoor Activity Centre
Adur Outdoor Activity Centre

Physical Education, Bushcraft, Watersports, SEN

The Adur Centre is ideal for your school residential trip. We offer amazing activities including climbing, paddle sports, mountain biking and many more. The trip will be tailored to meet your needs and our residential trips are outstanding value!


Brenin Adventures - Outdoor Education
Brenin Adventures - Outdoor Education

Geography, Physical Geography, Physical Education, PSHE, Bushcraft, Watersports

With highly experienced bushcraft and forest school instructors, we offer full or half day sessions designed to get you out and into the wild. Fire lighting, shelter building, campfire cookery, woodland art, wood carving are just some of the sessions we can run with your school.

Nene Outdoors Outreach
Nene Outdoors Outreach

Science, Biology, Physical Education, Bushcraft

If you struggle for transport why not get us to come to you? We are able to bring a selection of our activities to your school such as bushcraft, problem solving, a climbing wall, archery, kiting and tree identification workshops.

FSC Amersham
FSC Amersham

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, Wildlife, Bushcraft

Set in South Buckinghamshire, within the Chiltern Hills, visit FSC Amersham for fun and engaging primary or secondary one day outdoor field trips for geography or science.

Outposts Residential Camp Somerset
Outposts Residential Camp Somerset

English, Geography, Physical Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, History, Prehistory, Performing Arts, Physical Education, Art, Farm, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports, SEN

Bush craft sessions aim to improve communications skills, resilience and environmental awareness. The activities could include how to safely make and light a fire using natural materials, water purification, cooking, camouflage and concealment as well as building a shelter. Each session is different


Frank Chapman Outdoor Education Centre
Frank Chapman Outdoor Education Centre

Citizenship, Physical Education, PSHE, Wildlife, Bushcraft

Forest-based adventurous and environmental courses set in 90 acres of oak woodland in the beautiful Wyre Forest. A range of accommodation includes main centre, glamping pods, and a cottage in the wilds. Sole occupancy and bespoke courses available.

FSC Dale Fort
FSC Dale Fort

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Geology, Science, Biology, Physical Education, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports

FSC Dale Fort is set in a spectacular location high on the cliffs within the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, giving superb views over the sea. It has access to a wide range of sites for biology, geography and adventure activities at all ages.

FSC London
FSC London

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, Wildlife, Bushcraft

FSC uses sites across London including parks and urban spaces to deliver exciting fieldwork and outdoor learning one day trips. We work in partnership with The Royal Parks and the London Borough of Lewisham at some of these locations.

School residentials on the beautiful Isle of Wight
School residentials on the beautiful Isle of Wight

English, Maths, Geology, Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, History, Business, Physical Education, Art, Farm, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports, SEN, Accommodation Only

COVID-19 OFFER
We offer a 100% BESPOKE residential to the Isle of Wight for schools. This can include transport, accommodation, activities, risk assessments and so much more, allowing you to save time and money. Leave the work to us so you can focus on teaching!


Team Building Outdoor Adventures
Team Building Outdoor Adventures

Citizenship, Physical Education, PSHE, Bushcraft, SEN

Team Building Days in the great outdoors. After 5 months out of school children & young people need time to adjust socially to working together again. At Oaker Wood we offer a range of team building activities in a woodland setting.

Ufton Court
Ufton Court

Science, History, Prehistory, Greeks, Egyptians, Romans, Saxons, Vikings, Medieval, Tudors, Elizabethans, worldwar, Bushcraft, SEN

At Ufton, we provide engaging history and outdoor learning school trips for Schools across the South East.

Life in the Stone Age
Life in the Stone Age

Science, Physics, History, Prehistory, Art, PSHE, Bushcraft

Join us for a day in the outdoors and use experiential learning to explore and understand life in the Stone Age! Work together to build shelters, learn how to make fires, and create authentic Stone Age art to take back to school.

Personal Development- Outdoor Learning
Personal Development- Outdoor Learning

PSHE, Wildlife, Bushcraft, SEN

Outdoor Learning, Forest School and Team Building, hands on activities set in the Wyre Forest or location of your choice. These promote Personal and Social Development and can contribute to SMSC and PSHE outcomes for your group.


Crowden Outdoor Education Centre
Crowden Outdoor Education Centre

Citizenship, Maths, Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Physical Education, Bushcraft, Accommodation Only

In the heart of the Peak District, Crowden Outdoor Educational Centre has been working with schools and youth groups since 1979. Creating bespoke outdoor learning opportunities and utilising the natural environment for a real adventure.

Open Door Adventure
Open Door Adventure

Citizenship, Geography, Physical Geography, Physical Education, PSHE, Bushcraft, Watersports, Accommodation Only

Bush-Craft - Learn to make natural shelters – Improvised Shelters, Water Purification, Making Fire by Natural Methods, Pump Drill, Flint & Steel, Bow Drill and if we are lucky using the sun to light fires. If you’re staying for a few days, we can organise additional sessions where we go into mu

Outback 2 Basics
Outback 2 Basics

Fieldstudies, History, Prehistory, Bushcraft

A fantastic way to get children immersed in the Stone Age. Workshops are Interactive & hands on. An opportunity to get up-close and personal with our ancient ancestors. Smell and feel the Stone Age. We even have a real mammoth tooth to pass around!

Bushcraft with the Field Studies Council
Bushcraft with the Field Studies Council

Geography, Fieldstudies, Physical Education, Bushcraft

Experience amazing outdoor locations at Field Studies Council’s network of UK Centres. Our courses are all focused on students being immersed in the natural world. They also make use of the beautiful surroundings including using bushcraft skills.


FSC Rhyd-y-creuau
FSC Rhyd-y-creuau

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Physical Education, Wildlife, Bushcraft

FSC Rhyd-y-creuau is set in the beautiful, rugged landscape of the Snowdonia National Park, making it an inspiring and fun location for your school geography, biology or primary school trip.

Adventurous Activity Days
Adventurous Activity Days

Citizenship, Physical Education, PSHE, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports, SEN

This can be incorporated into many elements that we offer such as whittling, fire lighting, shelter building, tree and plant identification, navigation by nature, cordage, water purification, wild food from trees, handling saws and knifes, woodland art or preparation and cooking of food such as hot

Cumulus Outdoors Curriculum Day Trips
Cumulus Outdoors Curriculum Day Trips

Geography, Physical Geography, Fieldstudies, Geology, History, Medieval, Physical Education, Bushcraft, Watersports, Biology

COVID-19 OFFER
Our exciting Bushcraft sessions and challenges are geared to help you get back to basics whilst also enjoying the natural environment. Using our own woodland site on the Isle of Purbeck near Corfe Castle and Swanage, the sessions are fun and educational. Our bushcraft & Survival Specialist, Ian,

Naturesbase
Naturesbase

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, History, Prehistory, Celts, Romans, worldwar, Physical Education, Art, PSHE, Farm, Wildlife, Bushcraft, SEN

We offer outstanding outdoor experiences taught through challenge, creativity & curiosity. Experience the creative curriculum through high quality activities, enjoy sole use of our inspiring setting, beautiful accommodation & experienced staff team.


Pro-Active Adventure Conwy
Pro-Active Adventure Conwy

Citizenship, Geography, Human Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Geology, History, Prehistory, Celts, Medieval, Physical Education, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports, SEN

Conwy on the North Wales coast is set in the historic medieval walled town. The castle its self overlooks the important crossing for the Conwy river. It is a really fantastic location just on the edge of town, but within easy walking distance of town

FSC Margam Discovery Centre
FSC Margam Discovery Centre

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, Wildlife, Bushcraft

Visit this centre set in the Margam Country Park, surrounded by beautiful parkland to explore. With easy access to a wide variety of field sites it is an excellent base for fun outdoor activities, geography and biology trips at all ages.

Crosby Lakeside Adventure Centre
Crosby Lakeside Adventure Centre

Physical Education, Bushcraft, Watersports, SEN

Situated within the stunning surroundings of Crosby Coastal Park , Crosby Lakeside Adventure Centre's team of dedicated fully qualified staff are able to deliver a wide range of outdoor adventurous activities to both residential and day visit clients

Bell Heath
Bell Heath

Science, Geography, Physical Education, PSHE, Bushcraft, SEN, Physics, Biology, Fieldstudies

Boundless Outdoors Bell Heath centre reopened in 2018 following a £1m investment and is proving very popular. This wonderful facility in north Worcestershire with it's adrenalin-fuelled activities sleeps 78 people and is 20 minutes from Birmingham.


Ackers Adventure Day Trips
Ackers Adventure Day Trips

Maths, Science, Physics, Biology, Physical Education, Bushcraft, Watersports, SEN

With 40 Years of experience, Ackers Adventure is unlike any other centre within our urban environment we have an unrivalled range of activities from skiing, watersports, climbing and much more.

FSC Flatford Mill
FSC Flatford Mill

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, Wildlife, Bushcraft

Visit FSC Flatford Mill for fun residential geography and biology trips at all ages. The centre is the first and original field study centre set up during the 1940’s, set amidst quintessentially English countryside of the Dedham Vale in Suffolk.

Encompass Training
Encompass Training

Physical Education, Bushcraft, Watersports, SEN, Accommodation Only

In the heart of rural Devon, Encompass Training is based at the historic grade 1 listed Great Potheridge House. We focus on providing a wide range quality outdoor education activities with sole occupancy and experience staffing.

Colomendy - Kingswood
Colomendy - Kingswood

Citizenship, Geography, Bushcraft, Physical Education

A breath-taking adventure park nestled in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in North Wales. With an on-site watersports lake, and woodland adventure activities Colomendy is the perfect environment for young people to explore the great outdoors.


Shropshire Bushcraft Residential
Shropshire Bushcraft Residential

Citizenship, Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, History, Prehistory, Physical Education, PSHE, Farm, Wildlife, Bushcraft

COVID-19 OFFER
Small family-run company crafting unique outdoor adventures because we understand that no two groups are the same. Work with us to build your experience exactly to the needs of your pupils.

Rock UK - Whithaugh Park
Rock UK - Whithaugh Park

Geography, Religious Education, Physical Education, Bushcraft, Watersports

With 110 acres to play in, Whithaugh Park offer the perfect place to get immersed in nature and the outdoors. Bushcraft survival skill sessions can either be instructor-led, where we will teach the group to make fires, build shelters and survive in the wild, or teachers can use the grounds of the ce

Grosvenor Hall - Kingswood
Grosvenor Hall - Kingswood

Citizenship, Physical Education, Bushcraft

Grosvenor Hall in Ashford is a complete indoor and outdoor education centre with some of the best activity facilities in Europe, just an hour outside of London.

YMCA Lakeside
YMCA Lakeside

Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports

YMCA Lakeside is one of the largest outdoor education centres in Europe. Established in the 1960's we've welcomed over 1 million children and young people to a world of outdoor learning. Situated on the beautiful banks of Lake Windermere.


Scout Adventures Great Tower
Scout Adventures Great Tower

Physical Education, Languages, Farm, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports

Over 110 years of experience, and 4000 groups annually means you can trust Scout Adventures with your School residential. With both indoor accommodation and tented village options, our instructors can deliver an experience built around you.

North Wales Bushcraft Residential
North Wales Bushcraft Residential

Citizenship, Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Archaeology, Science, Biology, History, Prehistory, Physical Education, PSHE, Wildlife, Bushcraft

COVID-19 OFFER
Bushcraft is at our core. All our staff are passionate, highly skilled instructors who deliver fun, interactive, hands on sessions and the students will leave with real life practical skills. These sessions could include knife skills to make tent pegs, cordage and knot work and campfire cooking.

Residential School Trips
Residential School Trips

Geography, Physical Education, Bushcraft

Set on a stunning fell side, just minutes away from the leafy suburbs of Hexham, this picturesque centre offers a ‘home away from home’ environment. Fly through the air on our 3G swing or get closer to nature and build a shelter in the woods.

Isle of Wight - Kingswood
Isle of Wight - Kingswood

Citizenship, Geography, Bushcraft, Physical Education

Kingswood’s Isle of Wight’s clifftop setting offers stunning views over Whitecliff Bay and direct beach access.

Choose Your UK Region

The trips above are just a sample of the Bushcraft trips & workshops we have available for schools. Click your region below to view our full range..



So what is Bushcraft?

A bushcraft school trip is primarily designed to get children out of the classroom and into the wild (or as wild as we get in the UK), for a true nature experience. By the end of the course, especially if you are giving them a multi day experience, your school group will have a better understanding of our natural environment, and the children will have gained some practical and valuable outdoor skills. The type of knowledge that would have been commonplace to among our ancestors, but which many of us would now struggle with.

The typical school bushcraft trip will be aimed at beginners, giving everyone a chance to try lots of fun and challenging activities. Pupils will be taught how to safely enjoy a range of outdoor crafts, including camping and survival. Specific topics will include foraging for food, food preparation – build an open fire to keep you warm and to fill your tummies by cooking fish or meat, shelter building – guess where you are sleeping tonight! Learn to make a safe and secure shelter to keep you dry and warm, sourcing and filtering water, making tools out of natural materials, identifying plants and trees, tracking and navigation skills, crafts and much more.

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Stone Age bushcraft

Looking for something a bit different? Our friends at Outback2Basics offer multi day residentials in woodland locations, or short day and half day courses at your school, suitable for and tailored to all key stages. Get hands on with cave art, fat lamps and stone tools in this incredible stone age experience – feedback from teachers who have been on this courses is extremely enthusiastic! Read more about this one here: Stone Age Bushcraft Course



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