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April 2019

£35

Wildcraft: Outdoor Adventure for Video Gamers (Hawarden) – SOLD OUT!

April 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hawarden Estate Farm Shop, Chester Road, Hawarden, Flintshire Flintshire CH53FB United Kingdom + Google Map
wildcraft adventure

We've bringing our video game inspired activity day to Flintshire for the first time ever this Easter holiday! In games like Minecraft and Fortnite, players have to survive in a hostile environment; build their own house, hunt for their food, search 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 real woods? In our unique outdoor game kids have to work together,…

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£37

Survival School (Hawarden)

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hawarden Estate Farm Shop, Chester Road, Hawarden, Flintshire Flintshire CH53FB United Kingdom + Google Map
survival school for kids

Our popular day of bushcraft adventures in the woods for the Easter holidays, inspired by Bear Grylls' recent kids TV show. Open to children aged 8-14 years.  Kids will have to choose which few precious items to take into the woods, discover which plants and trees could help them survive and learn to use sharp tools to craft useful items. There will also be our bushtucker challenge (optional for kids) where we'll be tasting all sorts of weird snacks including…

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£35

Wildcraft: Outdoor Adventure for Video Gamers (Swansea) – SOLD OUT!

April 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Penllergare Valley Woods, Penllergaer
Swansea, Swansea SA4 9GS United Kingdom
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wildcraft adventure

It's the Easter holidays and our video game inspired activity days are returning to Swansea. In games like Minecraft and Terraria, 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…

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£35

Wild in the Woods (Wrexham)

April 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Erddig Hall & Gardens, Erddig Hall
Wrexham, Wrexham LL13 0YT United Kingdom
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wild in the woods - forest school activities in north wales

Let the wild side of your child loose in the woods for a whole day of activities led by experienced Forest School Leaders this Easter holiday. Open to kids aged 6-12 years. Join us at our basecamp under the trees. You could learn how to build better dens, improve your woodcraft skills, make your own thumb stick or discover the mysteries of tracking. There will be games, crafts to take home and we'll be cooking up some tasty campfire snacks together too.…

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£35

Wildcraft: Outdoor Adventure for Video Gamers (Swansea)

April 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Penllergare Valley Woods, Penllergaer
Swansea, Swansea SA4 9GS United Kingdom
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Wildcraft Adventure: the outdoor experience for video gamers

It's the Easter holidays and our video game inspired activity days are returning to Swansea. In games like Minecraft and Terraria, 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…

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May 2019

£55

Reconnecting with Nature

May 4 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Chirk Castle, Chirk Castle, Chirk, Wrexham, LL14 5AF
Wrexham, Wrexham LL14 5AF United Kingdom
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nature connection workshop in north wales

Everywhere we turn there seems to be someone telling us that we need to "be more connected to nature." But what does that really mean? Here, at Woodland Classroom, we believe that the journey to stronger nature connection begins with 5 principles; slowing down, taking notice of the wild things, reading the landscape, giving back to the Earth and sharing our joy of nature with others. Join us around the campfire amoungst the beautiful woods and parkland of the National…

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£30

Forest Bathing (Shinrin-yoku)

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hawarden Estate Farm Shop, Chester Road, Hawarden, Flintshire Flintshire CH53FB United Kingdom + Google Map
shinrin yoku & forest bathing in wales

Shinrin-yoku (which translates to Forest Bathing) has captured peoples attention everywhere. In Japan it is widely used as a preventative medicine for its beneficial effect on our wellbeing. We know instinctively that spending time out in nature is good for our soul, but now research into Forest Bathing is proving our gut feelings to be true. Join us for a morning session of relaxation techniques, meditation, earthing and nature connection, with the aim of giving you a range of techniques which…

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June 2019

£55

Weeds for Wellbeing (Hawarden Estate)

June 2 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Hawarden Estate Farm Shop, Chester Road, Hawarden, Flintshire Flintshire CH53FB United Kingdom + Google Map
weeds for wellbeing at hawarden estate with woodland classroom

An introduction to foraging for wild plants in spring that can be used in the treatment of common ailments. So many plants that are considered "weeds" can actually be harvested to create effective home remedies. You'll learn to identify a range of plants and come away with your own honey elixir and immune boosting spring tonic and hedgerow syrups. We will also make our own fresh, herbal teas and everyone can take away foraged plants to dry at home. This course…

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£10 – £150

Woodland Mindfulness & Bushcraft Weekend

June 8 @ 10:00 am - June 9 @ 4:00 pm
Chirk Castle, Chirk Castle, Chirk, Wrexham, LL14 5AF
Wrexham, Wrexham LL14 5AF United Kingdom
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bushcraft & mindfulness

Immerse yourself in a whole weekend of mindfulness in the woods accompanied by a range of bushcraft activities aimed at focusing the mind and increasing awareness & appreciation of the natural world. Through the weekend you will be guided by four tutors each with their own specialities and experience in their field. Join us around the campfire amoungst the beautiful woods and parkland of the National Trust's Chirk Castle estate in NorthEast Wales for a relaxing weekend of learning in…

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£25 – £55

Wild Cooking

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Erddig Hall & Gardens, Erddig Hall
Wrexham, Wrexham LL13 0YT United Kingdom
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campfire cooking course in north wales

Do you want to take your outdoor cookery skills to a whole new level? We will guide you through a banquet of mouth-watering recipes all of which can be cooked easily outdoors over the campfire. This one day course looks at a range of inspiring foods that you'll be able to recreate for yourself. We will learn to prepare and cook; snacks, salads, starters, savoury meals and sweet desserts. All this will take place against the backdrop of our bushcraft…

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£30

Identifying Trees in Summer

June 23 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Chirk Castle, Chirk Castle, Chirk, Wrexham, LL14 5AF
Wrexham, Wrexham LL14 5AF United Kingdom
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Identifying Trees in Summer

When you're out walking, have you ever wondered, "which tree is that?" Do you know your rowan from your ash? Have no fear, because on this one-day course we'll show you how to identify a host of tree species by looking at leaves, bark, the shape of the tree and other clues. We'll also look at the different uses that trees have, their place in the ecosystem and even a bit of woodland folklore. You will also take away your…

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£10 – £55

Playing with Fire

June 29 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Chirk Castle, Chirk Castle, Chirk, Wrexham, LL14 5AF
Wrexham, Wrexham LL14 5AF United Kingdom
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firelighting and bushcraft skills for families in north wales

A whole day of fire-lighting skills for parents and kids. We're told as children not to play with fire, but if we discover it's secrets and learn how to be safe when lighting fires outdoors then it can be our best friend. It warms us, cooks our food, lights our way and hypnotises us whilst campfire tales are told. We believe that kids should know not only how to light fires, but also manage their risk and be responsible for…

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September 2019

£55

Wild Food, Foraging & Wilderness Cookery

September 14 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Erddig Hall & Gardens, Erddig Hall
Wrexham, Wrexham LL13 0YT United Kingdom
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wild food foraging in north wales

Autumn in the woods is the perfect time for foraging wild foods. Join our expert guest tutor, Dave Watson from Woodland Survival Crafts as we explore the world of edible plants, fungi and wild game. "Food tastes better outdoors" is a common phrase but it tastes even better when you have gathered and prepared it yourself. Edible wild plants and fungi are often viewed with suspicion and thought to be bitter or tasteless, only to be eaten as a last…

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