Connect to nature and experience first-hand the skills required to live outdoors.
Learn the basics of survival in a fun and interesting way, tailored especially for your group.
We'll show you how to start a fire using traditional flint and steel, how to build and maintain a fire for warmth, cooking and sterilising water, whilst being safe and sympathetic to the surroundings.
£20 for kids, £30 for adults
1 hour session
Minimum 8 years old
Minimum 2 people
An introduction to survival techniques from your friendly and knowledgeable instructor
A chance to build a shelter that will keep you reasonably warm and dry in a survival situation
Hands-on fire lighting using a flint and steel instead of matches or a lighter
Using fire to toast marshmallows or cook food
Boiling water using a Kelly Kettle to make a hot drink
Kids groups will build shelters and light fires with flint & steel. You'll even get to toast marshmallows on an open fire.
Adult groups learn to survive using the resources available. The session includes fire lighting, boiling water for a hot drink and toasting marshmallows if you're really good!
Burns really hurt so safety is our priority, but that doesn't make it boring.
Your instructor will ensure that everyone knows how to light a fire safely and keep it under control.
If we cook on the fire, your instructor will demonstrate the safe use of the equipment.
Please ensure that long hair is tied back and avoid loose clothing.
Dress for the weather, survival situations don't always come along when the weather is nice.