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Wildcraft: Outdoor Adventure for Video Gamers (Swansea)

August 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Wildcraft Adventure: the outdoor experience for video gamers

Back in Swansea by popular demand over the school summer holidays. Our video game inspired activity days return. In games like Minecraft and Fortnite, players have to survive in a hostile environment; build their own house, hunt for their food, hunt for materials and fend off wandering monsters. Sure, your child can survive in the wilderness on the computer screen, but can they do it out in the woods? In our unique outdoor game kids have to work together, using what they know from video games, to learn outdoor survival skills and earn points along the way.

To get your Tickets – scroll to the bottom of this page.

The venue, Penllergare Valley Woods is a fantastic woodland site. An amazing restoration of this former Victorian estate has taken place to include public footpaths, lakes, waterfalls and a small cafe. Penllergare is less than 5 mins from J47 on the M4, north of Swansea.

Playing our ‘Wildcraft Adventure’ game is a fantastic way to get your video game obsessed child out into nature.

Just like in their favourite computer games, kids will be set a number of challenges throughout the day, and all the while be building their dens before ‘night’ falls and the monsters wake up. Players will light their own campfire, ‘mine’ for resources and use sharp axes; all closely supervised by experienced Forest School leaders. There’ll be plenty of time to get creative with play and imagination – of course. This will be a full day of video game inspired activities for kids aged 6-12 years from 10am to 4pm.

We’ll also be enjoying some hot campfire snacks such as sausages, marshmallows and hot chocolate. Children should bring their own packed lunch though.

Tickets are just £35 per child and we’re offering discount places of £30 for each additional sibling.

Open to all children aged 6-12 years. Advance booking is essential – these events have proved REALLY popular.

If you’re wondering what Wildcraft Adventure is all about. Check out our new video above.

Parents don’t stay with their children during this event. Our forest school activity days are all supervised by trained and experienced staff… that’s us. If your child has special needs that you feel would require a parent or guardian to stay with them for the day though, we would advise getting in touch with us in advance of making a booking and we’ll see what we can arrange. We like to be as inclusive as we can.

About the Leaders

This Wildcraft event is being run by Kate Davies and Ryan Knight-Fox and if your kids have been out with us before they’ve probably met them already. Kate and Ryan have both been our Activity Assistants on many Wildcraft Adventures in both Swansea and Ceredigion and have been running these events aat Penllergare Valley Woods for Woodland Classroom since 2018.

kate davies and neil hinds at wildcraft

kate davies and ryan knight-fox

Kate Davies is a fully qualified Forest School Leader having run many Wildcraft events at Penllergare, also she hosts our Woodland Birthday Parties and runs the local Coeden Fach Community Tree Nursery. Ryan is also a qualified and experienced Forest School Leader, and runs his own outdoor education business, Wild About Learning based in New Quay. He’s also a proud dad.

About the Venue

The site is less than 5 minutes from J47 of the M4, just north of Swansea. Over 2km of paths, steps and historic views have been opened up and uncovered by local volunteers for you to enjoy. Choose a lakeside stroll, a heritage trail, a wild woodland walk or a riverside ramble.

Forest School sessions regularly run here at the fire circle, and it’s a popular destination for locals to get outdoors for some fresh air and stunning scenery. There is a classroom building with proper toilets that we will have use of also, to help the days run smoothly.

To find out more about the location of this event, including driving directions, just click here.

Forest School at Penllergare Valley Woods

How To Claim your Discount for Booking Siblings onto this Event

We’ve decided to give a little discount in order to ease the financial burden on families with more than one child. Hey, we like to help. So, in order to activate this discount at the checkout on this website, here’s what you need to do:

For 2 children from the same family – drop 2 standard Child tickets at full price into your Basket and at the Checkout simply apply the coupon code BC-SIBLING1 to activate the £2.50 discount.

For 3 children from the same family – drop 3 standard Child tickets at full price into your Basket and at the Checkout simply apply the coupon code BC-SIBLING2 to activate the cumulative £5 discount.




Wildcraft Adventure. Video gamers in the outdoors

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August 9
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Woodland Classroom
07876 794098


Penllergare Valley Woods
Swansea, Swansea SA4 9GS United Kingdom
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01792 344224


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