SURVIVE THE WILD 

WEEKEND

Shelter Building, Fire-lighting and Stargazing

Survive the Wild

​​Learn skills to help you survive in the wild! You'll learn to build a shelter out of natural resources and create fire with your own hands! We'll spend a night in the shelters we build so you'll get to spend the evening around a fire, stargazing and sharing this incredible experience with newly-made friends.

What's included?

This Adventure Break includes accommodation on the Friday evening, 5 meals (2x breakfasts, 1x lunch, 2x evening meals), instruction by wilderness guide Ross Bowyer, and an Adventure Breaks host for the duration of the event.

What do I need?

No prior experience or specialist equipment needed.

Bring some warm clothes, waterproofs, a sleeping bag (or order one from our shop) and ideally a pair of walking boots.

When is it?

Friday 10th September 2021 at 7pm* until midday on Sunday 12th September 2021.

*You are welcome to arrive anytime from 6pm to 10pm, most guests will arrive at around 7pm.
 

Join the Adventure

Join the adventure for £240 per person. 

Click here to buy a ticket; or

Fund your Adventure with 10x monthly payments of £24 (10x £24 = £240).

You can also save money with the Adventure Breaks Club if you would like to join us for regular adventures. 

Further Information

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Borwick Hall

SURVIVE THE WILD

WEEKEND

Shelter Building, Fire-lighting and Stargazing

Survive the Wild

Learn to Survive the Wild with our favourite wilderness guide, Ross Bowyer. Ross is a Wilderness Guide and a TV Survival Consultant who's built a career working with the likes of Ray Mears, Bear Grylls and Ed Stafford.


Itinerary
Friday - 10th September 2021:
Arrive at our accommodation at the stunning Borwick Hall at 7pm ready for an evening meal at around 7.30pm. 

Saturday - 11th September 2021:

After breakfast, we meet Ross and venture to some nearby woods to start the day's learning and practising new skills. We'll build shelters to sleep in, make tea on a fire we've created, and in the evening we'll enjoy some stargazing (sky permitting!) and chatting with new friends before retiring to our shelters for a well earned sleep.


Sunday - 12th September 2021:
We'll cook pancakes for breakfast on our fire, then have a walk through the woods. You'll learn more about the environment around us; from edible plants and berries to poisono
us trees and other resources, deer or tracks we may come across. The weekend ends at lunchtime on Sunday leaving you plenty of time to travel home, shower and enjoy a well earned rest!

Food and Drink

Food for five meals is provided:

  • Evening meal on Friday is included (vegetable stir fry & rice followed by cake)

  • Breakfast on Saturday is included (selection of cereals, toasts and jams) 

  • Lunch on Saturday is included (soup and bread baked by the fire)

  • Evening meal on Saturday is included (typically a pasta dish followed by fire-baked muffins)

  • Breakfast on Sunday is included (fire cooked pancakes, cereals, toasts and jams)

  • Please let us know when you book if you have any dietary requirements. 


Accommodation
We have great accommodation at Borwick Hall for Friday evening, an impressive 16th Century Manor House nestled between the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District. Rooms are shared rooms (typically 2-3 people per room) or you can book a sole-occupancy room here. There are showers, toilets, a kitchen with tables and a communal living area for socialising. Bedding and pillows are provided but please bring a towel with you as well as a sleeping bag for the Saturday night. On Saturday we'll sleep in the shelters we build in the woods. 


Transport/Getting there
The weekend is based at Borwick Hall, Borwick, Carnforth, Lancashire, LA6 1JU.
Driving – If you are driving, the postcode is LA6 1JU, 2 miles off Junction 36 on the M6.

Experience 

You do not need prior experience for the weekend.
Please bring warm clothing, waterproofs, sturdy footwear (eg walking boots) and a sleeping bag with you.


Discounts for friends
If you have any friends that you think would enjoy this trip also, please do see if they’d like to come along – the more the merrier. If you buy two or more tickets in one transaction please use code 'Friends10' at check-out to receive 10% off each ticket.

Join the Adventure

Join the adventure for £240 per person. 

Click here to buy a ticket; or

Fund your Adventure with 10x monthly payments of £24 (10x £24 = £240).

You can also save money with the Adventure Breaks Club if you would like to join us for regular adventures. 

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