Woodmatters Woodland Courses

Family Bushcraft Day – 24th Oct and 31st Oct 2012

The Family Bushcraft Day is a chance to explore the woodland landscape and learn firelighting, shelter building and greenwood skills in a fun way suitable for all ages amongst the beautiful woodlands next to the Wildboar Hotel.

We’ll start buy tuning into our environment and awaking our senses. Then we’ll light a communal fire without matches, vital if we are to cook our dinner! You’ll get the chance to try different shelter designs and some greenwood crafts adjusted to your experience and age. We’ll finish with a final campfire treat!

Cost - Family Bushcraft Day

Adults £40. Children £20 including cooked campfire lunch, drinks and treats.

Course Details - Family Bushcraft Day

Starting at 10.00 and running until 16.30 and including a cooked campfire lunch. No minimum age, under 16’s need to be accompanied by an adult. Locations and further details supplied on booking.

Beginners Spoon Carving – 13th Oct 2012

Learn how to transform a piece of wood into a beautiful cooking spoon that you’ll treasure for its uniqueness and the memories you’ll associate with it.

You’ll learn about the form and function of spoons, safe tool use and different knife grips and techniques that will help you develop your interest. Be warned it’s addictive!

Cost - Beginners Spoon Carving

£50 per person, minimum age 16 years.

Course Details - Beginners Spoon Carving

Starting at 09.30 until 16.30. Please bring a packed lunch, drinks and biscuits provided. Locations and further details supplied on booking.

Bowl Carving – 27th Oct 2012

Use a shave- horse, axe, draw knife, bowl-mate, adze and gouge to create a Scandinavian style bowl. A great way to learn or develop greenwood skills and finish up with a long lasting and useful bowl.

Cost - Bowl Carving

£50 per person, minimum age 16 years. 6 places available.

Course Details - Bowl Carving

Starts at 09.30 and ends 16.30. Please bring a packed lunch, drinks and biscuits provided. Locations and further details supplied on booking.

How to find us

Contact us

The Wild Boar, Crook Road, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3NF  
email: thewildboar@englishlakes.co.uk