Living History

We offer a selection of different courses and vocational education programs that take a step back in time to look at what life was like thousands of years ago. We look at; survival skills used, settlements, development through the ages, creative expression and many other ancient ways of life.

Our courses are suited to both the general public/community groups as well as schools & educational communities. These courses can be in line with a variety of curriculum based learning, linking to numerous syllabus items.  



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Bushcraft / Bushcraft Half Day Activities

  • Fire Lighting – includes collecting the fuel for the fire and how to identify different tinder, how to construct a fire and how to use a flint and steel. Of course, we also cook a tasty snack!
  • Den & Shelter Building
  • Branding Irons
  • Walking Stick Making
  • Whistle Making
  • Team building activities and games
  • Outdoor cooking & Marshmallow toasting

Our bushcraft activities are suitable for all age groups and abilities. The activities are great for families, corporate team building or individuals. We welcome group bookings and can easily build a package to suit your requirements. If you are looking to stay for longer we can offer residential courses which include a full range of outdoor activities and bushcraft activities. If you are travelling as a family, our Shepherds hut accommodation sleep up to 4 people and are available to book year round.

Upcoming Courses

Bronze Age Jewellery Workshop


Join us for a half day workshop where we will take a step back in time and look at how early bronze age jewellery was discovered and created. We will be discovering, casting and stamping metal replicas, using similar techniques to our ancestors.


– Sunday 21st April
– AM session from 1000 – 1200
– PM session from 1300 – 1500
– £12 per person per session
– Located at our outdoor bushcraft site

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Upon booking, we will be in contact with exact detail on where to find us, what to bring and what’s fully involved. We have 10 spaces available for each session, should you want to book as a bigger group, please don’t hesitate to get in touch and we can see what’s possible for a tailored booking.

For any further information please get in touch via email or phone.
01683 221368

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This project is supported by The Holywood Trust.