Bushcraft, Navigation, Foraging and Outdoor Skills Courses in North Wales and across the UK
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Bushcraft Courses

Bushcraft Courses in the UK

Bushcraft and survival courses delivered by experienced and professional instructors
One-Day Bushcraft Course in North Wales for all skill levels. Focusing on the essentials of making fire, building shelter and finding clean water in a woodland environment.
A Weekend Bushcraft Course held in private woodland in North Wales. Participants will learn how to live for extended periods with the minimum of equipment and resources.
Our extended Bushcraft and Wilderness skills course. Intensive training in a variety of vital skills over three days in a unique Welsh woodland setting.
All of our standard bushcraft and wilderness skills courses are available for private bookings by groups or individuals, and we can create bespoke training events to meet a specific need.
We have arranged everything from bushcraft birthday parties to private courses and events. We can run any of our courses as private bookings, or create a unique event. We also operate bushcraft and survival events for charities.
Skill-specific and 1:1 training options in a huge range of bushcraft, outdoor and wilderness skills. If you want to learn a skill or need coaching before a trip then this is the option for you. We have some of the leading wilderness and survival skills instructors in the UK on our staff list and we can meet any client requirements.

Learn real wilderness skills in North Wales

We have been teaching outdoor skills for ten years and our team of experienced, professional instructors have practised these skills around the world.

What is Bushcraft?

Bushcraft is about learning and developing skills that mean you can not only survive, but thrive in the natural environment. The mantra “knowledge weighs nothing” is central to what we practice, and the aims of the Original Outdoors Bushcraft courses are to help people develop and re-learn simple skills that were common knowledge to our ancestors, such as firelighting, building shelters and finding safe drinking water.
All of our courses are based on a structure teaching method – explain, demonstrate, practice, develop. Not everybody learns in the same way and our teaching practices reflect this.
Bushcraft is a term used to describe a way of living in the great outdoors using wilderness survival skills working in harmony with the natural environment and not in spite of it. It is commonly used to describe wilderness living skills in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. The term was made popular by Mors Kochanski in the Northern Hemisphere and in the southern hemisphere by Les Hiddins (AKA The Bush Tucker Man). Here in the U.K. the term has become synonymous with the instructor, author and television presenter Ray Mears.
All of our courses include expert tuition from instructors with years of experience working and living in the outdoors. Many also have Mountain Rescue, Search and Rescue and military backgrounds. There are a range of courses available, but if you would like something specific then we can arrange a bespoke course for you, your friends or colleagues.

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Who are we?

Original Outdoors is an established outdoor activity and training provider in North Wales.
We are passionate about the outdoors and share this through our training courses, activity days activity days and outdoor services.

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Original Outdoors
Maes Gwyn
Rhewl
Ruthin
LL15 1UL

+44(0)1824 703 121 (Office)
+44(0)7799031128 (Richard)
+44(0)7733220197 (Ann)

adventures@originaloutdoors.co.uk

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