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, Foraging courses and Self-reliant off grid living courses.
Courses in the UK and expeditions abroad
Learn from the best! Survival – Bushcraft – Foraging – Fishing – Hunting and Off grid living courses from professional instructors qualified through many years of practical experience – led by Fraser Christian, the only UK outdoor instructor actually living the outdoor life!
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.
Learn how to find and prepare foods from the land and sea, from woods to shore - all your nutritional needs met with simple, tasty foods prepared on your fire.
Learn how to survive using essential skills; fire and cooking, finding food, water, materials and shelter - choosing location and setting up camp with some of the best knowledge in the UK
Off Grid Living Courses
Learn how to create a home, feed and keep yourself warm without being connected to the grid
bushcraft skills on the coast making use of all the natural resources to hand - hunting, gathering and living well. Bushcraft skills are the ways of native people to make tools, fish, hunt and forage.
Simple equipment can yield excellent results with knowledge and experience - learn where to fish, when to fish and what you need to successfully live by the sea.
Course dates at a glance - bushcraft courses - foraging courses - survival courses - off grid living courses