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How the outdoors cures burnout

Posted: 11.05.22 | Wild Bushcraft| Health and Wellbeing

Burnout is everywhere. It creeps up without you noticing and can have a devastating impact on every aspect of your life. There is no easy cure. To really break the negative cycle of burnout you need to do something radically different. This is where the great outdoors comes in.

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Do I have burnout? 5 questions to ask yourself

Posted: 13.04.22 | Wild Bushcraft| Activities| Health and Wellbeing| Digital Detox

Ask yourself these five simple questions and find out if you are experiencing burnout...

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The summer holidays are here!

Posted: 12.07.21 | Wild Bushcraft| Activities| Wild Food| Health and Wellbeing| Recipes| Children| Environment| Self-sufficiency

We have got an action packed six weeks planned for all our guests this summer. Check out our programme of FREE activities and come and get involved during your stay.

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May Half Term Free Activities

Posted: 24.05.21 | Wild Bushcraft| Activities| Wild Food| Recipes| Children

Check out our FREE programme of bushcraft activities running from the 28th May to 6th June, 2021

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Canoeing, campfires and cosy nights

Posted: 10.05.21 | Wild Bushcraft| Activities| Health and Wellbeing| Children

Do I need my own kit? Can I bring the whole family? Will I get cold? Check out our quick Q&A to give you everything you need to know about our Family Canoe and Bushcraft Weekend which we will be hosting at The Forge from 4th – 6th June.

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Our online shop is now open!

Posted: 04.12.20 | Wild Bushcraft| Activities| Health and Wellbeing| Children

Are you looking for the perfect gift for someone who loves outdoor adventures? Our online shop might have just the thing for you...

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Not quite the half term you had planned?

Posted: 26.10.20 | Wild Bushcraft| Wild Food| Health and Wellbeing

Don't worry, there's always next year! And we have lots of fun stuff planned in the coming months...

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Keeping everyone safe and well at The Forge

Posted: 27.06.20 | Wild Bushcraft| Activities| Health and Wellbeing

Find out all about the measures we are taking to keep us all safe and well during your stay at The Forge during the summer of 2020.

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The Forge Guide to an Eco Christmas

Posted: 07.12.19 | Wild Bushcraft| Activities| Health and Wellbeing| Children| Environment| Self-sufficiency| Digital Detox

Are you trying to be a bit more eco-conscious this Christmas? Then check out our guide for some quick and easy tips on minimising your impact on the planet this yuletide...

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Glamping and bushcraft...the perfect combination!

Posted: 04.05.19 | Wild Bushcraft| Wild Food| Health and Wellbeing| Recipes| Children

Cooking over your own campfire, foraging for wild food or navigating by the stars… Learning a few basic bushcraft skills can take your glamping holiday to a whole other level!

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Why glamping makes the perfect Easter getaway

Posted: 30.03.19 | Wild Bushcraft| Farm Animals| Health and Wellbeing| Recipes| Children

Glamping is not just for summer.... Spring is the perfect time to sleep out under the stars!

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Ten Top Tips for First Time Foragers

Posted: 20.03.19 | Wild Bushcraft| Activities| Wild Food| Health and Wellbeing| Environment| Self-sufficiency

Are you curious about eating wild food but not sure where to start? Read on for our top tips for first time foragers.

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Christmas Campfire Recipes

Posted: 14.12.18 | Wild Bushcraft| Wild Food| Recipes

Outdoor cooking needn’t be something that you only do during the summer months. In fact when it’s cold outside there is nothing better than warming up with some tasty hot treats from the campfire, especially if they are washed down with some mulled wine or a flask of coffee (Scottish version optional!).

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Our guide to the best wood to burn

Posted: 11.11.18 | Wild Bushcraft| Self-sufficiency

Now the clocks have changed it really feels like we are hunkering down for the winter, curling up in front of the fire and getting in the hot chocolates. But how do you make sure you have the right logs to burn?

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Glamping - the perfect stress-busting break

Posted: 07.11.18 | Wild Bushcraft| Health and Wellbeing

Today is National Stress Awareness Day. Here are just a few reasons why a glamping break can help reduce your stress and do wonders for your mental health...

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Glamping vs Camping

Posted: 09.10.18 | Wild Bushcraft| Activities| Health and Wellbeing| Romantic Retreats

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between glamping and camping?

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Looking for your next big idea? Get around a campfire...

Posted: 15.09.18 | Wild Bushcraft| Health and Wellbeing

Everyone loves a campfire – the challenge of lighting it, the crackle of the logs and the mesmerising flicker of the flames. Not to mention toasting marshmallows of course! But it seems there could be more benefits to sitting around a campfire than just a bit of fun whilst camping out for the night.

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Screen-free summer fun

Posted: 10.07.18 | Wild Bushcraft| Activities| Children

Give children lots of fresh air, a wide open space and some freedom and you'll be amazed at their imagination and creativity!

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Campfire Cooking Tips

Posted: 30.06.18 | Wild Bushcraft| Wild Food| Recipes

Did you know that more than a third of children have never been camping? To celebrate tonight’s ‘Wild Night Out’ we thought we’d share some of our campfire cooking top tips to hopefully demystify how to cook over open flames and encourage you to have a go too!

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