Interested in foraging, living off grid or learning some bushcraft - survival skills, our leading expert instructor has courses to improve your self sufficiency - we train marines and run Duke of Edinburgh awards - find out more by clicking here
Foraging the seashore and woods for gourmet meals
Choice edible mushrooms and freshly picked sea kale accompanied with freshly baked bread - all cooked to order on your camp fire, wild food for the very best in taste and nutrition. Find out more about our highly enjoyable foraging courses....
Fishing on the fabulous Dorset coast
We fish and forage along the wonderful south coast, quiet beaches and sheltered coves provide stunning surroundings as well as plenty of fish and other tasty seafood.
Buy equipment from our online shop
We have selected essential items that we use on our bushcraft and survival courses - fishing kits and specially adapted knives to get you off to a great start, visit our shop here....
Our courses come highly recommended!
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Welcome to Coastal Survival: Bushcraft courses, survival courses and foraging courses
Including the first self accredited Coastal Survival - Coast Master award.We provide the only complete coastal survival and bushcraft courses - we even wrote the book on it.
The only UK Coastal Survival School providing survival & bushcraft courses – since 2008. Voted one of the best 52 weekend courses in the world! by Lonely Planets Magazine.
Courses and skill sets in the UK and expeditions abroad - courses uniquely designed and led by Fraser Christian, one of the only UK outdoor instructor actually to have lived the outdoor life! The home of the Original Coastal Survival course.
Wild mushrooms? I love foraging for the same reason I enjoy looking for tracks; it slows me down. It pays to be careful where you place your feet when looking for mushrooms, as I learnt when John Rensten took us on a wild mushroom hunt, near Lyndhurst in the New…