Bushcraft Shelter Build Experience


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Why We Love It

  • Totally immersed in a natural environment.
  • Completely hands-on experience.
  • Learn exciting and valuable life skills.

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What's Included

This Bushcraft survival experience is an ideal corporate or team building activity, especially for adults, where you will spend an enjoyable day in the woods learning new skills, with colleagues or friends.

Under the guidance of a fully qualified bushcraft instructor the Bushcraft days offer an ideal opportunity to learn some valuable life skills in beautiful surroundings!

Your experience will include:

  • 3 hour bushcraft experience with focus on shelter building.
  • Participants will learn and practice how to: construct a shelter entirely using natural materials; insulate it to provide comfort and warmth; and to be prepared for survival situations.
  • Opportunity to experience a little of the nature of the wood or other bushcraft skills depending on your interests and spare time available.
  • Led by experienced bushcraft instructor.
  • Experience includes introduction to our delightful and exclusive wood.
  • Toilet facilities and protection from wet weather available.
  • Hot and cold drinks will be available.
  • Suitable for groups of up to 6 people, including family groups with children.
  • The start time can be arranged with the provider (Forest Quest) and will need to be held within the hours of daylight.
  • Safety will be of paramount throughout.

Further instructions, including directions to the wood will be provided when you contact the provider.

More Info

Forest Quest was established in 2011 to provide exciting outdoor experiences for groups of young people.   We operate in a wood on New Parks Estate just north of York, we have exclusive access to the wood which boasts a range of facilities to make experiences exciting and enjoyable.  We have now run over 700 events including a weekly Forest School and birthday parties.  More recently, we have developed our provision to include bushcraft sessions and overnight camps for adults.  Our lead instructor has been a trained Forest School Leader since 2012 and has recently gained his Competency Certificate in Bushcraft; he is hugely enthusiastic in all things outdoors and will guide you through your Bushcraft experience to ensure it is enjoyable and rewarding.

Small Print

  • Please contact the provider as soon as possible to arrange a mutually convenient date; most weekends are booked several months in advance.
  • It is recommended that all participants are over the age of 6 when part of a family group with adults.
  • All-children groups can be accommodated, participants should be 8 or over and at least one adult will also need to attend.
  • Your session will take place whatever the weather, so please wear appropriate clothing.


Address:  York, YO61

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