“Woodcraft is the ‘knowledge and skill in such things as belong to woodland life and occupations’… But among woodsmen it is understood to be particularly the faculty of ‘being at home’ in wilderness; of living on intimate terms with nature; not only of knowing her innermost secrets but also how to use those secrets for the forest-dweller’s comfort and safety. Edward Breck, Way of the Woods, 1908
Woodcraft School are suppliers of bushcraft, natural history and wildlife experiences. With subject specific teaching experience dating back to 1997 we have been responsible for creating and delivering innovative courses highly sought after by beginners, enthusiasts and fellow instructors.
1st January 2015
Interview with John and Mark Yates where John talks about bushcraft and natural history sharing some of his thoughts on these subjects.
5th March 2014
When asked to imagine the process of tracking, most of us would conjure a line of footprints stretching off into the distance and a buckskin clad mountain man with his nose to the ground. Occasionally, following animals by the signs they leave behind can be just like this, although you…