Primitive Woodland Survival Skills – Bushcraft

Learn bushcraft skills with Insight Activities

Insight Activities provide a selection of Primitive woodland survival courses and introductory bushcraft experiences in the New Forest and Dorset.

Probably one of the most authentic woodland activities you can experience. Relax in one of our beautiful secluded woodlands and reconnect with our ancestral way of life.

Half Day Fire & Knife Craft

Learn core fire lighting techniques using natural materials with both modern and historic lighting methods. Adopt knife work skills that are essential for wilderness living and camp craft.

Full Day Survivor

Delve deeper with a more comprehensive look at the core bushcraft skills. Develop your knife work to make intricate pot hangars and craft projects, make cordage, learn fire lighting techniques, forage for food, learn animal tracks and signs.

Full Day Field Archery & Bushcraft

Combine core Bushcraft skills with Field Archery and learn to shoot the bow as our ancestors did.  Head deep into the woods, take shots from elevation, longer distances and through vegetation. The ultimate Bushcraft & Archery experience!

Engage your primitave survivalist, Ages 8+. Limited dates available, book the full day now at our Dorset woodland, half day Bushcraft sessions are also available at our New Forest woodland..


  • Full Day : 5.5 hours (£80pp) 1/2 Day : 2.5 hours (£40pp)
  • For Bushcraft sessions, we require an initial booking of 6 people, perfect for large families and groups.
  • Bookings of less than 6 can then book once a session is confirmed.

If you can’t see a date you want then please contact us via email or phone if you have an enquiry. Please call us on 07752302010 if the enquiry is urgent, we will respond to emails. Thanks, Ken

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