Modern Coastal Hunter Gatherer

coastal hunter gatherers using a gill net on our bushcraft course in Scotland3 day bushcraft course.

Fishing nets, traps, spears, salting, smoking and coastal foraging for seafood and shore plants.


Prepare and cook what you catch on this unique coastal bushcraft course.



Fish caught in a gill net set off the rocks along the seashore.Use modern materials and bushcraft skills

Learn how to forage, fish and hunt along the sea shore, then how to best cook and preserve the range of plants, fish and shellfish that we may catch or find.



Gill netLearn new skills

Gill net construction starting with fishing line and beach rubbish.

Longline construction from simple fishing kit.

Fish and shellfish traps (that work) made from beach rubbish.



Coastal foraging on a foraging course from Coastal Survival

Foraging skills

Identification of seaweeds, how and when to harvest them.

Identification of fish and shellfish.

Identification of coastal plants.

Foraging for coastal and inland plants.


Cooking mussels over the fire.Bushcraft cooking

After setting longlines, nets and traps, learning the where, when and how of fishing, then you get to cook and preserve a selection of fish, shellfish and plants, some caught and gathered by you, with some we may supply.



Crabs cooked over the fire on our coastal bushcraft coursesModern bushcraft survival

This course is set over 2 nights and three days, starting at 10am on day one and finishing at (approx) 2pm on day three. A must do bushcraft survival course for all hunter gathers looking for a unique practical weekend bushcraft survival course.


Intermediate skill level required – you should be confident and experienced to wild camp with limited resources and able to perform basic bushcraft tasks – if you are unsure of your suitability for this course, please email the

Catering and accommodation: you are required to provide your own breakfasts and lunches using your own cooking system – evening meals are provided and incorporate a mix of what you may have foraged, caught or prepared. Hot water is always available for drinks and washing up. Camping is in our private Coastal meadow, small backpacking tents are recommended, parking is close by. Toilets are public close by. Wind break open solar showers.

Bushcraft course – Modern Coastal Hunter Gatherer

3 days – 2 nights

Course fee per adult booking: £287.50.

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