Useful Links

Here are a few of our recommended resources that you may find of interest or of use:

Bushcraft Magazine

The UK’s first magazine dedicated to Bushcraft and Survival Skills – written by experts


Bushcraft and Wilderness Survival. This survival school, run by Lisa Fenton and Ben McNutt, is known for its pioneering and professional approach to survival skills training and bushcraft expeditions.

ORCA – Open River Canoe Adventures

Specialists in open canoe courses in Scotland and the Lake District. Campcraft and bushcraft skills along with canoecraft.

Mike Abbott

Professional green woodwork instruction since 1985. Courses, demonstrations, wooden produce and books!

Tamsin Abbott

Stained glass artist. Incredibly beautiful and magical stained glass. Inspired by nature and the Herefordshire countryside.

Wilderness Survival Skills

Specialists in outdoor wilderness survival courses

Whitethorn Woodcraft

A family run business specialising in a variety of skills including timber frames, bespoke furniture and traditional woodland crafts.

The Windsor Workshop

James Mursell runs windsor chair making courses from his farm in West Sussex.
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The Cherry Wood Project

Tim Gatfield runs courses in his 40 acre wood near Bath in lots and lots of woody things, from green woodwork to hurdle making to willow work.

Gudrun Leitz

Specialist chair maker running courses in creative green woodwork and furniture making.

David Saltmarsh

Specialist Windsor chair maker working from his smallholding in the West Country.

West Country Coppice

Specialists in coppice management, Brian and Ruth make hurdles and small timber framed buildings, produce firewood, charcoal and many other products. They also run a range of courses.

Woodcraft School

John Rhyder and his professional team offer a host of accredited and practical courses in bushcraft and natural history.