Canoeing and Bushcraft go together like tea and cake! A weekend of foraging and learning Bushcraft skills on the river. We’ll be joined by A Touch of the Wild for some epic paddling on the beautiful Dart stopping enroute to forage for shellfish and other wild foods to cook up at lunchtime over the campfire.
They’ll be opportunities at each of our stops to learn some key Bushcraft skills, including how to light a fire without matches, and have a go at some natural crafts and cordage.
On the weekend trip we’ll stop at a secret spot by the water’s edge to set up camp. Experience the magic of a night walk to call owls and spot bats, concluded by stories and a nightcap around the campfire. In the morning we’ll enjoy the symphony of nature with a dawn walk and breakfast around the fire. After this we’ll slowly make our way back to civilization feeling revived after our immersion in the natural world.
What you need to bring: Wear shoes that can get wet (i.e. old trainers/boots/crocs). Waterproofs in case of wet weather. Sunhat/sunblock if it’s going to be hot. One complete change of clothes.Camping plate, bowl, Knife/fork/spoon, cup. Water bottle. Small/medium light weight tent. Sleeping bag and mat. Torch. Toiletries. Towel. Crabbing line and bait? camera? Binoculars?