Woodland Survival Crafts
Bushcraft and Survival Skills Specialists
Bushcraft and survival based activities provide an excellent basis for helping people to understand social skills; team and personal development; as well as environmental issues.
Woodland Survival Crafts offers a comprehensive range of bushcraft survival courses designed to educate, challenge and inspire both young and old.
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Why not visit our shop and see what we have to offer?
The latest addition is a handy booklet entitled 'Shelter Frames and Campfire Furnishings', with all the information you need to get you started on those key woodland building projects.
We have some new courses on our schedule. Individual and Family Bushcraft days provide a great introduction to this inspiring subject, and we also have a Lime Bark Weekend which covers the many uses of this versatile natural material.
The latest addition is Woodland Educational Skills, a new series of workshops/courses designed to equip people with the real understanding and confidence in a range of key practical skills and will be ideal for those running Forest School and Bushcraft type activities.
BBC Countryfile Appearance
Dave Watson made an appearance in the 8th August 2010 edition of BBC One’s Countryfile. Dave instructed presenter Adam Henson in the art of shelter building and fire lighting with the bow drill. You can see how Adam got on with his new found skills in this video clip on the BBC website.
Reasons to choose Woodland Survival Crafts
- Dave is an Approved Bushcraft Trainer and Assessor for the Institute for Outdoor Learning
- Our main instructors are Accredited Practitioners with the IOL
- Dave has become a Leading Practitioner for the IOL. One of the Institute’s highest awards
- Dave has been a writer for the Bushcraft and Survival Skills, Living Woods and Horizons magazines
- Superb Woodlands set in the National Forest providing excellent resources for the many training courses we run
About Dave Watson
Dave has been teaching Bushcraft professionally since 1995 and is one of the most experienced trainers in the UK. Bushcraft is a “Working With” philosophy and as a result he has worked alongside many other professionals in the industry, some of whom he has had the privilege to have mentored.
Courses for individuals, families, beginners and experienced bushcraft practitioners alike
Courses for schools and youth organisations
Courses for management training, team building or just a fun staff day out