Bushcraft

Survive and thrive!

Bushcraft experience in Dorset with Cumulus Outdoors

Exciting Bushcraft sessions 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 great fun, giving you an opportunity to 'play' outside. You build shelters, cook food, light fires and experiment with flint and steel sparks, all under the watchful eye and supervision of our experienced outdoor professional Paul Burkhardt.

Sessions

Cumulus Woodland Forage

A look at edible plants of these habitats and also an insight into the fauna that dwell within.

Group Size Price
Up to 5 (minimum of 3) £35 per person
6 or more £30 per person

Cumulus Coast Forage

A chance to see the wonderful variety of forgeable items in an ever-changing environment. This forage takes place along the famous Chesil Beach in Portland.

Group Size Price
Up to 5 (minimum of 3) £35 per person
6 or more £30 per person

Big 4 Sessions

Shelter and Fire

First things first, protect yourself from the elements. Learn basic shelter building using natural materials or items to hand. Once your shelter is up, your second priority is fire and keeping war,! here you will learn how to make a fire with a variety of fire lighting methods.

Group Size Price
Up to 5 (minimum of 3) £40 per person
6 or more £30 per person

Water and Food

So you now have your first priorities sorted, shelter and fire. The next step is to keep yourself hydrated and maintain energy levels. Learn methods of collection, filtration and treatment to render safe drinkable water. Look at the seasonal edible plants in the surrounding area plus the ones you should avoid. After that, learn a variety of trapping techniques used to acquire your protein and fats.

Group Size Price
Up to 5 (minimum of 3) £40 per person
6 or more £30 per person

Big 4 Overnight Survival Day

A combination of both sessions above in one day plus cooking dinner over an open fire and spending the night in a Hennessy Hammock under the starts. After a night in the hammocks enjoy a breakfast frittata around the fire.

This includes prepping fish from the coastal forage or venison from the woodland forage and cooking over the open fire with the wild ingredients you have foraged. Plus learning to make foragers wild tea!

Group Size Price
Up to 5 (minimum of 4) £90 per person
6 or more £85 per person


To book or find out more, call 01929 555 111

Or Contact Us
       

Cumulus Outdoor Events Ltd

The Springfield, Grange Road, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 5AL

Call: 01929 555 111

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