Bushcraft were the skills that the coastal hunters and foragers of the past relied upon to survive. They produced the tools and equipment needed to survive using the natural and wild resources available to them. Our primitive bushcraft courses give you a feel of a life with a slower pace and connection with our past. Living in the here and now, we have scaled and adapted many modern and proven professional skills.

What you can expect on our uniquely realistic professional bushcraft courses.

Highly rated – the best of all coastal bushcraft courses in the UK and Sweden.

Bushcraft skills such as natural tinder and fire lighting, basket construction, making traps, tracking and trapping were essential bushcraft skills needed to allow them to forage, hunt and cook.

Fire is an important part of bushcraft. Starting with natural tinder, progressing to the different woods and their suitability for varying uses, from heat to cooking. Learn the many skills and methods on our courses that will allow you confidence to produce fire, in all weathers, in any situation, just one step to a continued set of bushcraft course skills you will confidently take away with you…

How to make bushcraft tools and use them with proven success…

Our bushcraft courses will allow you to gain the confidence in not only how to construct and make the tools needed, but how to practically use them to catch and collect you own food and then cook it to make your own foraged feast. 1 day basic bushcraft courses or weekend courses in Dorset and week long bushcraft courses in Scotland, Dorset or Sweden, you choose, we can promise an experience you’ll never forget!

Don’t just take our word for it, listen to what folk like you, have to say about our bushcraft courses….

As an internationally renowned specialist, professional bushcraft course provider, you will often find yourself mixing with other leading general course providers instructors, we are know for delivering real proven bushcraft skills along with the rare opportunity of actually catching the food you get to prepare, cook and eat! The feedback we often get includes “It’s the best course I’ve ever been on”

The Primitive hunter gatherer course was packed with everything you you need to thrive on the coast and inland with a healthy balanced diet, all methods of fishing using natural, man made materiels and scavenged debris where covered, seaweeds, shellfish and plants both edible and medicinal where covered in great detail, every thing we collected was taken back to camp and turned into fantastic fireside evening meals

Bushcraft courses from Coastal Survival making natural cordage
Complete Coastal Hunter Gatherer – 5 day bushcraft courses

Primitive and modern coastal and inland bushcraft skills on a 5 day foraging and fishing bushcraft course in South West Scotland – South West Dorset and South West Sweden.

Modern and Primitive coastal bushcraft and survival skills give you the complete coastal hunter gatherers skill set, learn to live off the seashore where you thrive rather than just survive.
Forage, fish and hunt along the beach, living off what you catch and forage using many methods and skills, this unique course is a complete immersion in the coastal hunter gatherer set along the abundant shores of South West Scotland and South West Sweden.

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Bushcraft courses in the UK, on the coast, catching fish on the beach.

Basic Coastal Hunter Gatherer – 3 day bushcraft course

Fishing nets, traps, spears, salting, smoking and coastal foraging for seafood and shore plants are all demonstrated with hands on practice. Prepare and cook what you catch on this unique coastal course. Using a range of tools and fishing equipment the modern and primitive hunter would have to hand, this bushcraft course is of a simply advanced level and suitable for all. If you arrive a complete novice, we guarantee you will leave a confident and competent coast hunter! Courses in West Dorset.

The following courses are not available this year, but they can be booked as a private course.

Basic Bushcraft courses include using a bushcraft knife
Bushcraft Course – 1 day bushcraft courses – 1 day

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Our basic bushcraft course is perfect for those of you wishing to explore the world of bushcraft – discovering what the right skills can achieve using natural materials. Our introductory course covers the very basics including the safe use of a bushcraft knife and how to  make tools and equipment,easily.

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Coastal Bushcraft Carving Course – 1 day bushcraft courses

Truly amazing things can come out of a piece of wood once your hands learn to understand the tools and different ways each wood varies. Along with easy to follow and safe, step by step guidance, you too can make and take home beautifully hand crafted net needles, preists and hand line fishing rigs. If you’re  completely new to bushcraft carving or someone who wants to expand beyond the simple spoon, this is the perfect course for you.

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Please contact us if you have any specialist skills requests and would like to discover bespoke course possibilities. Please let us know and we can make a plan around your individual requirement. We regularly arrange courses for expedition leaders, groups, outdoor instructors, remote travellers, MOD instructors and general celebrations such as birthday, hen, stag and reunion partys. Courses can be delivered world wide, with levels of experience and bushcraft skills for all.

Contact us at coastalsurvivalteam@gmail.com

As a leading and respected UK courses provider, our bushcraft courses and skills are regularly reviewed in both The Bushcraft Journal and the Bushcraft and Survival Skills Magazine.

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