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One Skill to Teach Your Children. Observation Skills

By | June 8th, 2017|Bushcraft Skills, Children And Bushcraft, Tracking|

Observation Skills, What to teach your children I have worked outdoor in one way or another most of my adult working life. During this time I was fortunate to do [...]

Bushcraft Knots, How To Tie Clove Hitch, Timber Hitch And Tripod Lashing

By | April 8th, 2017|Bushcraft, Bushcraft Skills, Knots|

Bushcraft Knots Clove Hitch, Timber Hitch and Tripod Lashing Bushcraft Knots The term "Bushcraft Knots" is a title I have creates. It is to label some knots that can be used in [...]

Den Building, Basic Bushcraft Shelters For Kids

By | April 6th, 2017|Bushcraft Skills, Dens and Bushcraft Shelter, Knots, Uncategorized|

Den Building, Basic Bushcraft For Kids When I think back to my childhood den building was something I loved to do. Whether it was permanent dens in trees or hidden [...]

Basic Survival Shelters And Dens Designs For Bushcraft, Survival And Family Fun

By | April 6th, 2017|Bushcraft, Bushcraft Skills, Dens and Bushcraft Shelter|

Lean To Style Survival shelters and dens Basic Designs For Survival Shelters and Dens. Once you have learnt Clove Hitch, Timber Hitch and Tripod Lash you can create [...]

Sweet Chestnut-Castanea Sativa Tree Identification

By | March 29th, 2017|Bushcraft, Bushcraft Skills, Children And Bushcraft, Trees Identification|

Sweet Chestnut/Castanea Sativa Sweet Chestnut is a deciduous tree that grows up to 35 m tall, with a trunk up to about 2 m in diameter Sweet Chestnut is a [...]

Small Leaved Tilia Cordata Tree Identification

By | March 29th, 2017|Bushcraft, Bushcraft Skills, Children And Bushcraft, Trees Identification|

Lime, Small-Leaved Tilia Cordata There are far fewer Little Leaf Lime trees than there used to be.  Lime trees used to be known as Linden. This old English name hints [...]

Common Beech-Fagus Sylvatica Tree Identification

By | March 27th, 2017|Bushcraft, Children And Bushcraft, Trees Identification|

Beech, Common (Fagus Sylvatica) Overview: Mature Common Beech trees grow to a height of more than 40m and develop a hug? domed crown. The bark is smooth, thin and grey, often [...]

Alder Buckthorn – Frangula Alnus Tree Identification

By | March 27th, 2017|Bushcraft, Trees Identification|

Alder Buckthorn (Frangula Alnus) Overview: Mature Alder Buckthorn trees can grow to a height of 6m. The outer bark is dark brown but the inner bark is bright yellow when exposed. [...]

English Oak-Quercus Robur Tree Identification

By | March 26th, 2017|Bushcraft, Children And Bushcraft, Trees Identification|

English Oak (Quercus robur) English Oak Quercus Robur Overview: English oak is a large deciduous tree up to 20-40m tall. In UK, the English oak has assumed the [...]

Hazel Tree-Corylus avellana Tree Identification

By | March 17th, 2017|Bushcraft, Bushcraft Skills, Trees Identification, Uncategorized|

Hazel (Corylus avellana) Hazel is a relatively common tree and is often found growing along waysides and hedgerows. In the past it was frequently coppiced in various parts of the UK as [...]