Our Next Courses
Our courses are on hold for the moment due to the Welsh Government COVID-19 restrictions and recommendations. We cannot run our courses and events again until the restrictions on both travel for non-essential purposes and congregations of small groups have been lifted.
We have had to postpone some courses during March, April and May 2020 but there WILL be substitute dates listed for later in 2020. We have contacted all course participants who are affected by these postponements via email. If you have not heard from us then please get in touch directly.
Courses After Lockdown and Course Vouchers
It is pretty much a certainty that even when the restrictions start to ease in the UK, and particularly in Wales where most of our courses take place, we will have to make some amendments to how we run our courses.
The majority of our courses already take place on private land and/or away from the general public, and we can easily modify course content so that we stay outdoors for the entirety of the course and maintain social distancing.
We will create a new 2020 course calendar and publish it on this website AND contact all remaining 2020 course participants by email.
If you have a voucher that you have already redeemed then we will contact you once our updated 2020 course calendar is released.
Welcome to Original Outdoors
Original Outdoors is an established outdoor training, activity and consultancy business based in North Wales on the borders of Snowdonia working across the U.K. and beyond. We specialise in training courses for foraging, bushcraft, navigation, survival training, tracking and other essential outdoor skills.
Using the experience of our team of instructors we also work with individuals, businesses, government agencies, emergency services and production companies on everything from bespoke skills training and consultancy to location scouting, TV appearances and other outdoor professional services.
We also work to provide structured outdoor skills and safety training under the Environmental Survival Training (EST) Framework, with training pathways in navigation, campcraft, survival, search operations and safety training for remote working. These courses are part of a progression from entry-level through to advanced instructor awards.
The training courses we run are mostly based in North Wales but we can offer our services for events across the U.K., as well as bespoke courses for groups, individuals or organisations.
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Skills Development Weekend£65.00 Per Person Select options
Woodcrafter Bushcraft Course£195.00 per person Select options
Coastal Foraging Walk£35.00 Per Person Select options
Foraging and Wild Food Course£65.00 per person Select options
L1 Forest Survival Course£220.00 per person Select options
UK Mountain Safety Course£145.00 per person Select options
Introduction to Tracking£30.00 Per Person Select options
Bushcraft Basics Course£65.00 per person Select options
Woodmaster Bushcraft Course£395.00 per person Select options
We have been working in the wilds of North Wales, Snowdonia and the rest of the U.K. for over a decade and we regularly work with production companies, agencies and other media partners to provide location scouting, location safety and other services.