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Great day course

Originally booked for an overnight course but activities in Dalby forest meant it had to be... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2018
United Kingdom
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Absorbing content, very knowledgable and experienced guides.

My son and I were given a one day course as a Christmas gift from my mother-in-law. Best part was... read more

Reviewed June 29, 2018
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We teach bushcraft and survival skills in the North York Moors National Park. We are based in Dalby Forest, with access to its wide range of resources. We also teach from the Sutton Bank visitors centre. We teach day and overnight courses for...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
17 Market Place | Dalby Forest, Pickering YO18 7AE, England
+44 7540 723075
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Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Originally booked for an overnight course but activities in Dalby forest meant it had to be cancelled and changed to a day course but what a day course. Myself and my 11 year old son learnt shelter making, fire building, navigation and foraging. I have...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Andy A, Manager at Trailblazer Wildcraft, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

You both proved excellent students, we both enjoyed the day. We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed June 29, 2018

My son and I were given a one day course as a Christmas gift from my mother-in-law. Best part was having Andy as our sole guide! He was able not just to talk about but also demonstrate various methods of making fires and getting them...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Andy A, Owner at Trailblazer Wildcraft, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2018

Thanks for your kind comments Denis. It was a great day and you both proved excellent students.

Reviewed April 15, 2018

If you go down to the woods today......... You're sure to have a great time with Simon and Andy, of Trailblazer Wildcraft. Two 10 year old boys and 2 big boys of indeterminate age, had a brilliant day learning all about fire starting with flint...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 10, 2018

I was given a one-day course as a gift from my girlfriend, and had the choice between three activities; general introduction to bushcrafting, firemaking and foraging. I choose the first one and it was fantastic! Since I didn't have a car, I needed the course...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Andy A, Manager at Trailblazer Wildcraft, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2018

Hi Paul, thanks for your kind words. It was a great day and I really enjoyed teaching you both. Our mission is to get people back into contact with nature and find the confidence to explore and expand their knowledge. I’m real glad you found...More

Reviewed March 2, 2018

Really enjoyed learning how to make fire from just sticks found in the forest - very knowledgable and experienced instructors made what seemed a daunting task really fun - I had never made fire before! I learnt so much about all the wild plants all...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed March 1, 2018

I've done a couple of courses with these instructors. The fire craft one was the best. I even managed fire by friction on a cold and rainy day. Great skills, well taught. They obviously put in a lot of dirt-time to hone their skills. They...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

An amazing day, thoroughly enjoyable. The instructors are really knowledgeable and have considerable experience- kinda like having Ray Mears around! They made the introduction to bushcraft relevant, fascinating and compelling - it certainly leaves you wanting to do more. I would thoroughly recommend this course,...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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