October Holidays are round the corner, so we have got our Bushcraft Bonanza (5-10 year old), Survival Mission (11-17 year old) and Family Courses running to help entertain either the young people in your life or the entire family.
Come and spend half a day learning bushcraft skills and putting them to practice. The course will cover various survival and bushcraft lessons, some of the things covered may be:
Team Building and more!
Saturday 9th October @ Alvie Estate – Family Course – £50pp
Monday 18th October @ Murthly Estate – Bushcraft Bonanza ( 5-10 year old) – £50pp
Wednesday 20th October @ Murthly Estate – Survival Mission ( 11 – 15 year old) – £50pp
Friday 22nd October @ Alvie Estate – Family Course – £50pp
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to book your spaces. Bespoke family courses are available at Murthly and Alvie, minimum booking value £200.
“Challenge yourself, it’s the only path which leads to growth” – Morgan Freeman
Have you attended a 3 Day Survival Course with us or an equivalent course with another provider and are looking for your next challenge? Well, get yourself booked onto our first 5 Day Survival Course!
Running 26th-30th August, the first day will see you go over revision from the 3 Day course then from there the rest of the course will follow a survival scenario where you will have to survive for 4 days. A brilliant course to put your knowledge and skills to the test 💪
Head to our website to find out more details and book your place.
Courses are back up and running in both our Murthly and Alvie sites! With the ever changing circumstances, if we are not able to run a course we will publish an announcement to say so.
Got concerns about booking onto a course and covid restrictions? Check out our updated Terms and Conditions to see what is in place to ensure Covid doesn’t ruin your chances of getting onto a course with us.
2) May will also see our Woodland Skills Leader course going ahead over the 21st – 24th May with Andy Lewis Bushcraft. If you are interested in delivering woodland & bushcraft skills or are a teacher, scout leader, outdoor instructor or youth worker who wishes to deliver woodland skills, such as Bushcraft & Survival activities then this course is for you. Anyone interested will have to email email@example.com showing leadership experience and other NGBs or teaching/coaching qualifications as well as any Bushcraft/Survival experience. https://www.backcountrysurvival.co.uk/…/training-courses/
Last but no means least, it’s Andy Lewis. He owns Andy Lewis Bushcraft and works with us to offer many of our courses, including the Woodland Skills Leader:
Meet Andy, an adventurer and passionate Survival Skills expert. As a hugely experienced Bushcraft and Survival Instructor Andy has spent time in some of the most remote and extreme environments in the world; including the Nepalese Himalayas and Norway’s Mountainous Hardangervidda wilderness. Andy is a qualified Mountain Leader and a former expedition co-ordinator, he is a full-time professional instructor of the highest calibre, delivering IOL accredited instructor training, regular courses, one-to-one skills training and bespoke, with us but mainly with his own company ‘Andy Lewis Training’ based on the Cheshire border.
“Be prepared and learn skills for life” is the ethos he lives, works and inspires others by
Up next on our “Meet the Team” segment is instructor Neil Foote. From mountaineering routes and North faces in the Alps to extreme endurance races in the most inhospitable places in the world, Including having competed ultra-marathons at a distance of 95 miles non stop. You can be sure that Neil (or any of our other instructors) will not ask you to do anything he hasn’t had to do himself. Originally from Fife Neil’s formative years were spent camping and exploring the local woods and countryside where he lived, learning the skills that would hold him in good stead for the future. Neil has a background in outdoor education and holds his SIA (Survival instructor award) and is one of the founding members of the Survival Training Award Scheme. Neil is also a qualified SPA, Mountain leader, winter mountain leader and UKCC paddlesport coach.
Survival Group Leader And Instructor Course
5th May 2013
16th August 2021
Survival Tips For The Extreme Cold
23rd January 2019
“I had an excellent weekend on the 3 day survival course. Lots of information and guidance from the highly knowledgeable instructors. Hard work but I highly recommend this course to anyone with an interest in any outdoor activities”.
— Steve Boag
Had a great 3 day course with Neal and Brad who were the instructors , learned loads of good techniques on navigation , fire lighting , shelter building and loads more finished off with an excellent wee refreshing dip in a nearby gorge . This is the place to come if your serious about outdoor survival. Cheers guys
— Graham Stewart
Perfect 2 day survival course – really got to go to my extreme. From building shelter over fire and water acquisition to navigation and hazard water crossing! Everything right to the max and Neil is great guide / teacher.
Thanks for the brilliant time and keep up the good work
— Phillip Luther
I had one of the most memorable experiences of my life – I learned a lot, in the most beautiful of settings, with a knowledgeable and encouraging guide who also happened to be great company!