Overnight Explorer

ONE and TWO DAY OVERNIGHT EXPLORER

ONE DAY EXPLORER WITH OVERNIGHT (11am – 9am next day OR 6pm to 4pm next day)
£90pp (16+): £70pp (13-15): £50pp (8-12): £110 (individual private booking)

Until you sleep under the canopy of the trees and stars, your bushcraft experience will never be complete, so this is an extended one day course with the addition of waking up with the dawn chorus. On your arrival, you will immediately be shown how to set up your nest for the night with a tarp/hammock or basha, a few simple quick release knots and an insight into other set-ups. Tarps are supplied and some hammocks are available depending on group numbers. You must bring a sleeping bag that is adequate for the season, a camping mat. A bivvy bag is recommended if you are on the ground during Winter. Breakfast is provided for you, but all other meals/snacks including eating utensils must be brought with you. Tea/coffee/water/cooking utensils are supplied. PLEASE NOTE: – It is essential to be warm, dry and comfortable  during your stay, so please refer to THE KIT LIST. 


TWO DAY EXPLORER WITH OVERNIGHT (10am – 4pm next day)
£150pp (16+): £100pp (13-15): £70pp (8-12): £170 (individual private booking)

A great course for you to get stuck into a variety of bushcraft skills and activities and to enjoy a bit of wilderness living. You will be shown how to set up your tarp/hammock or basha efficiently and safely. Tarps are supplied and some hammocks are available depending on group numbers. You must bring a sleeping bag that is adequate for the season, a camping mat. A bivvy bag is advisable when sleeping on the floor during Winter. Over the two days you will become proficient in using knife, axe and saw. You will carve spoons, practical items and a cooking structure. You will practice fire by friction, learn how to build your own bow-drill kit, learn about fire wood properties. fire lays and create fire from scratch using various techniques and tinders. You will use plant fibres to make cordage, filter and purify water and learn how to maintain your knife. Tree and plant identification, their uses and properties, correct pruning and the importance of coppice. Conservation and sustainable harvesting will be referred to throughout the course. The evening is your own to hone skills or relax around the fire. During Spring/Summer nights there will be sessions on the natural history of bats with a bat walk to the river.
Food for an evening meal is provided for a group cook-up, so please specify vegetarian or not when booking. All other meals/snacks including eating utensils must be brought with you. Tea/coffee/water/cooking utensils are supplied. PLEASE NOTE: – It is essential to be warm, dry and comfortable  during your stay, so please refer to THE KIT LIST.
If you choose not to have the overnight camp, then the costs will be as two 1 day Explorer courses.


COURSES ARE AVAILABLE AT ALL TIMES OF THE YEAR AND BOOKINGS ARE TAKEN ON DEMAND.

  1. DEPOSIT of £10 for Half Day. £30 1&2 Day required to secure your booking. By bank transfer or cheque. (Deposit cheques are returned to you on day of course, so payment in full on the day). Receipt of deposit will be confirmed by email.
  2. PAYMENT IN FULL by bank transfer or cheque before course date. (Receipt will be confirmed by email.)
  3. PAYMENT ON THE DAY by cash only

Please refer to our Terms and Conditions

  • Bank details will be sent by email on request.
  • Cancellations – No deposit refund. No course refund if no alternative date agreed.
  • Buzzard Chris Bushcraft will only cancel courses if conditions are unsafe for clients. If no alternative date agreed the course will be refunded.

BUZZARD CHRIS BUSHCRAFT ACTIVITIES IN PEMBROKESHIRE, WALES
Courses delivered at Foxenhole Lake Woods near Cresswell Quay, South Pembrokeshire, Wales
To contact Chris please email – buzzchriscraft@gmail.com
or Tel. 01834 871931 – Mob. 07773 856050
34 Dewing Avenue, Manorbier, Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales, SA70 7TS

WHO ARE THEY FOR?

No experience necessary, all abilities are catered for.
SMALL & LARGE GROUPS, FAMILIES, CHILDREN’S PARTIES, INDIVIDUAL ADULTS, SCHOOLS, CLUBS, CORPORATE, HEN & STAG.

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