Your holiday experience will be a relaxed program of foraging, bushcraft, greenwood carving, cooking, walks and free time to allow you to enjoy your time and relax.
Arrive from 3:30 pm
4:00 pm Settle yourself in to your private pod, followed by free time to start exploring the surroundings at Notgrove.
7:00 pm Meet leader, Rob Gould, for a group dinner at the Nuttery Café.
8:30 am Breakfast at Nuttery.
9.00am Meet Rob, Stu & Rosie at the Nuttery before heading off to the location for your basecamp for the next two days, potentially with some foraging on the way.
9.30 am Over cups of tea, discuss the objectives for the day. Followed by a knifework session led by Stu and Rosie, focusing on safety when working on both carving and bushcraft.
10.30 am Greenwood carving session with Rosie. Whilst you continue with your carving, Rob and Stu will start on with preparing lunch, combining foraged, store cupboard and preserved wild ingredients.
1.00 pm Lunch served.
2.00 pm Head out on a walk with Rob, to look for seasonal ingredients for dinner. Rosie and Stu will also join – as well as discussing foraged foods, there will be opportunities to chat about how different trees and plants are utilised for both bushcraft and carving.
3:30 pm Afternoon bushcraft session with Stu, covering fire lighting, shelter placement and building, plus other skills, time allowing.
7:00 pm Fire-cooked dinner with various damper breads and other accompaniments.
8:30am Breakfast at the Nuttery Café
9:00 am Meet Rob, Rosie & Stu at the basecamp fire, to discuss the plan for the day.
10:00 am Greenwood carving session with Rosie.
12.30 am Begin cooking light lunch, combining foraged, store cupboard and preserved wild ingredients.
1.30 pm Lunch served.
2.30 pm Bushcraft session with Stu, covering wild game preparation, camp hygiene, tool use. Time will also be allocated to cover topics in further detail.
5:00 pm Foraging session to look for items for the night’s meal. Attendees may also choose to work further with Stu or Rosie on ongoing projects.
7:00 pm Finale. Fire-cooked dinner with breads, drinks and seasonal accompaniments.
8:30 am Breakfast at the Nuttery Café
10:00 am Check out of your Pod, and feedback, followed by departure.
Please note this schedule outline is for approximate guidance only and will be subject to change, depending upon the weather and other circumstances beyond our control.