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Located less than an hour from central London in South London's green belt our Croydon venue is the perfect place to learn the basics of bushcraft. Set in 60 acres of thick woodland this spectacular site is almost tailor-made for outdoor living, and with the help of our experienced instructors you'll learn everything you need to know to survive in the wild.

Car parking is available as well as an on-site shop on request. There are also showers, toilets and residential building is available on request for meetings. PLEASE NOTE: No alcohol allowed at this venue.

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From £85.00

Half Day Team Building Bushcraft

This challenging half-day team building event is far from easy, but if you're ready put your teamwork and survival skills to the test, there's nothing quite like bushcraft. The session starts with a short introduction to the world of bushcraft, followed by a selection of gourmet refreshments made using foraged ingredients. With the introductions over it's time to get the action under way and he first survival skill you'll be trying your hand at is shelter building, which requires teamwork, creativity and resourcefulness. After constructing your make-shift shelter, it's onto woodland navigation and to put your sense of direction to the test you'll be taking part in a woodland scavenger hunt. The final survival skill you'll be tackling as a team if fire lighting, and after gathering wood and building the fire you'll learn a range of traditional techniques to get the fire going.

These activities are a guide and are flexible. Choose from additional activities such as foraging, navigation, trapping and building an outdoor sauna.

Restrictions

  • person Age: From 18
  • people Group Size: From 8

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From £165.00

Full Day Team Building Bushcraft

Get ready to put your teamwork to the ultimate test by learning how to master some of the trickiest survival skills around. This challenging full day team building experience gets under way with a short introduction to the art of bushcraft, followed by a woodland treasure hunt with a twist. The treasure hunt involves foraging for clues, and after learning about a number of different plants and flowers you'll have to find them all. After a quick break for refreshments it's onto the second activity of the day which is collecting wood for the fire, and building and lighting it in time for lunch. With the fire blazing it's time for some campfire cooking and on the menu will be a selection of wood pigeon, fresh fish, baked potatoes, rustic bread, nettle soup and chocolate bananas. Once lunch has settled you'll learn some basic knife skills and try your hand at carving, which will come in particularly handy for the last challenge of the day. The water challenge is the final task of the day and is designed to test everything you've learnt, as you work as a team to source and purify water.

These activities are a guide and are flexible. Choose from additional activities such as foraging, navigation, trapping and building an outdoor sauna.

Restrictions

  • person Age: From 18
  • people Group Size: From 6

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From £65.00

Half Day Family Bushcraft

This half day Family Bushcraft session is perfect for those families looking for a taster and an insight into the world of outdoor survival. Starting with some navigation using the natural environment you'll then be guided in the ancient art of fire lighting and be taught to master a variety of different techniques. If you're peckish you can try your hand at bread making over the open fire and even indulge in some delicious smores! To keep the fun going you will also compete to make the most creative hat using only nature in what is guaranteed to be a memorable experience for all your family.

Restrictions

  • person Age: From 1
  • people Group Size: From 8 Up To 24

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From £80.00

Full Day Family Bushcraft

This full day bushcraft experience is a superb day out for all the family and is truly what childhood memories are made of! You'll take part in a range of magical activities that will really take you back to nature starting with fire lighting without using any matches. Once shown the different techniques you'll have a chance to try yourself and get a roaring fire ready to cook a delicious lunch. As well as rustic breads, nettle soup and other foraged foods there's even scrumptious wild pesto and gourmet jams. In the afternoon you'll learn how to build a shelter using natural materials plus using the natural environment to navigate around your surroundings, before rounding the day off with a stealthy hunting game!

Restrictions

  • person Age: From 1
  • people Group Size: From 8 Up To 24

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    • Outdoor
    • Toilets
    • Refreshments Available
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Address

  • Frylands Wood Scout Outdoor Centre
  • Featherbed Lane
  • Croydon
  • CR0 9AA
Located within easy reach of the centre of London off Featherbed Lane. Full maps and directions provided on completion of booking.

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