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Family Bushcraft

Learn traditional bushcraft skills

Share and enjoy a new experience. Explore, create and play with relaxing family led activities in our natural woodland. And no need to sleep in the den! Cosy up after your busy day in one of our stylish geodesic domes. The perfect combination of a daytime adventure in the wild and the sanctuary of a great nights sleep.

Day one is full of family fun and day two is aimed at the youngsters as they join Operation Wild Child.

What will you do?

Day One
Whittling, splitting firewood and creating woodland crafts.
Explore and forage for woodland greens to share with fellow guests at the evening Hangi cook out, a traditional method of outdoor cooking.
Learn how to build an overnight shelter: sleeping in it is an option for the brave!
Create woodland crafts from grass, reeds and other natural materials to take home.
After dark, enjoy music and stories round the campfire and learn about the stars.

Day Two
Operation Wild Child is a day of fun and adventure for the younger family members.
Think woodland games, tracking and stalking, woodcraft, wild food and den building.
Adults are welcome too or can escape for a few hours of child free peace!
A tasty campfire lunch is included for all those who stay.

What’s included?

The price includes:
3 nights accommodation in one of our cosy or spacious domes
2 days of fully supervised bushcraft as detailed above
Lunch and dinner on day 1
Lunch on day 2
All equipment, props and tools

Children under 6 must be accompanied at all times. Those with children 6 and over are welcome to join in on day 2 or may prefer to explore Hay on Wye, our local ‘town of books’ and take advantage of an hour or two with a book and good coffee!

A detailed itinerary will be provided on booking.

We've kept the weekend of 13th May especially for Family Bushcraft with more dates planned for later in the year. The prices below are per family of up to 4 for accommodation and bushcraft activities. The spacious domes sleep up to 6 so we can accommodate you in one dome if you are a bigger family. Please ask for prices.

Spacious domes

The 5 spacious domes are 6m in diameter and sleep up to 4 adults comfortably. 5 or 6 if you've got the kids with you or you're a group of best buddies. Two sleep on a splendid double or king size bed, made from locally sourced wood and the extras on comfy futon beds with memory foam toppers for super warmth and comfort.

Have a look at the more detailed info about each spacious dome.

Holly Oak Beech Hazel Rowan

Spacious Dome for 4 @ £655

Cosy domes

The 2 cosy domes are 5m in diameter and sleep up to 4 adults comfortably. Two sleep on a generous king size bed, made from locally sourced wood and the extras on comfy futon beds with memory foam toppers for warmth and cosiness.

Have a look at the more detailed info about each cosy dome.

Ash Willow

Cosy Dome for up to 4 @ £595

Some of our domes come with exclusive use of a wood fired hot tub and there is an additional charge to use this.

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Contact us on 01497 851 603 or 07968 783 325 email [email protected]