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Back to Wilderness - Bushcraft, Survival & Wilderness Living Skills - Centre Of Excellence in East Anglia

General Details

Back to Wilderness provides a high quality Bushcraft, Survival & Wilderness educational centre of excellence within East Anglia. Providing a conduit for people to reconnect with nature & the regions beautiful surroundings, creating memories that will last. Safely learn the fundamental skills required to survive & live in the wilderness, much as our ancestors did.

From making fire, foraging, identifying & sourcing a meal to cook, to understanding what is readily available for a variety of everyday uses, in our natural environment.

Don't just book an activity, book an experience with Back to Wilderness

Who to contact

Name
Ray
Position
Chief Instructor
Telephone
07833 182 180
Email
ray@backtowilderness.co.uk
Website
https://backtowilderness.co.uk/
Social Media
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Where to go

Name
High Lodge, Thetford Forest - Suffolk & Norfolk
Postcode
IP27 0AF
Area served
Haverhill, Ipswich, Hadleigh, Halesworth, Kessingland, Lakenheath, Ixworth, Kesgrave, Lowestoft, Mid Suffolk, East Suffolk, Lavenham, Leiston, Newmarket, North Ipswich, Mildenhall, Needham Market, Beccles, Saxmundham, Brandon, South Ipswich, Aldeburgh, North Lowestoft, Oulton Broad, Babergh, Capel St Mary, Stowmarket, Stradbroke, Clare, Southwold, Bungay, Bury St Edmunds, Elmswell, Eye, Thurston, Debenham, Sudbury, East Ipswich, Suffolk, Framlingham, Wickham Market, Woodbridge, Glemsford, Felixstowe, West Suffolk, West Ipswich
Venue Email
info@backtowilderness.co.uk
Venue Website
https://backtowilderness.co.uk/
Parking available
Yes
Notes

Back to Wilderness operates within the historically rich region of East Anglia, home of; The Iceni in the 1st Century; The Angle Kingdom in the 6th-9th Century; The Vassal of Mercia in 7th -9th Century; The Danish Viking Kingdom 9th-11th Century; and now us...

Let Back to Wilderness help you start your journey as you step back in time to rediscover some of our heritage.

Days & Times

Throughout the year
Session Information
Variety of courses available
catering for Bespoke Days
Birthday Parties
Group events
Schools
Scouts
Cadets
Corporate days & of course Stag & Hen do's.

Other details

Cost Details
Please feel free to contact me for costs & availability.
Age Groups
16-25 years, Children (5-11), Adults, Young people
Notes

My own personal experience & certifications are listed below

  • City & Guilds – Food Safety & Hygiene – Level 2
  • City & Guilds – Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross Cutting
  • City & Guilds – Chainsaw Felling Small Trees
  • First Aid – 16 hr Wilderness First Aid and 6 hr Emergency First Aid at Work
  • Survival School Level 2 Bushcraft, Survival & Wilderness Living Skills Qualification - NCFE CQ Accredited
  • Survival School Level 3 Foraging Qualification - NCFE CQ Accredited
  • Survival School Level 3 Primitive Crafts Qualification - NCFE CQ Accredited
  • Survival School Level 3 Animal Tracking Qualification - NCFE CQ Accredited
  • Survival School Axe Proficiency & Charcoal Making – has since become NCFE Level 3
  • Survival School Wayfarers Course
  • Survival School Coppicing
  • Survival School Level 4 Bushcraft, Survival & Wilderness Living Skills – Instructor & Mentor Qualification - NCFE CQ Accredited
  • Survival School Level 5 Course Directors Diploma - NCFE CQ Accredited
  • Creator of the Survival School Level 3 Wilderness Skills Range Instructor Course - NCFE CQ Accredited (Axe Throwing Instructor)
  • Enhanced DBS Checked - Formerly CRB
  • Safeguarding Everyone - Protecting Children, Young People & Adults at Risk (CPD Certified)
  • Jungle Survival Training - Amazon Full Survival - Including Isolation
  • Lowland Search & Rescue Technician
  • British Canoeing FSRT
  • British Canoeing PSL Aspirant
  • Quality Badge for Learning Outside the Classroom Holder
  • Children's University Learning Destination
  • Member of the Basket Makers Association
  • NNAS Silver Award
  • National Trust Learning Provider - Delivering "Wilderness School Workshops"
Last Updated
02/03/2020

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Experience of including people with special educational needs and disabilities

Provider of quality & exciting outdoor educational opportunities aligning with Government Strategies & County Strategies such as the Suffolk Nature Strategy & Fab 40 Suffolk, as well as Natural England's Outdoors for all Programme.

Contact
Ray
Telephone
07833 182 180
Email
ray@backtowilderness.co.uk
Links
Back to Wilderness
Back to Wilderness on Instagram
Back to Wilderness on Facebook

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