Welcome to Forest Skills; your complete resource for the outdoors
At Forest Skills we specialise in teaching traditional & modern outdoor skills in a fun & safe environment, as well as supplying excellent products for the outdoor enthusiast.
Join us in the woods for one of our courses. With courses suitable for the complete novice, families & for the more experienced, we will have a course for you.
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Schools, SEN organisations & Home Ed groups – Come and join us in the woods, have fun & learn new things. We offer forest school sessions as well as curriculum enhancement days, terms & school years.
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Forest school sessions, 1-2-1 Bushcraft skills tuition, Corporate events, birthday & stag/hen parties – whatever you’re looking for, we can design and run a course for you. Click on the link to find out what you could be learning with us.
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As we say at Forest Skills;
Let the adventure begin!
Peer Testimonial.“Chris is very knowledgeable and very approachable, with a calm manner. He has a great rapport with children, and huge patience and understanding.” Alex Douglas-Kane (Founder) Schola Foris and Wacky Woods
Olympuss 2012 (Cheshire Beavers & Cubs event).“I was surprised that you could make string from nettles without getting stung; that was amazing. I really enjoyed learning new skills that I can use when I next go to Bickerton Hills. Chris was really good at explaining how to do things. It was my favourite part of the day!” – Sam (aged 7).
Shop Purchases“The tarp arrived this afternoon. Thank you very much for the efficient service. – Mrs J
Birthday Party.“Thank you so much for a wonderful party for our son’s 7th Birthday. Chris was great with our group of 11 over-exuberant boys! Everyone loved the fire making and the look of achievement on every boys face as they managed to burn their cotton wool was priceless. I would definitely recommend Chris and forest skills.” – Fiona B.
Private Booking.“Thank you so much for today! I was in the office listening to the children going home and telling their parents what a great day they have had. :)” – Steve Barton (Manager) WASP @ Woodley Primary School.
Peer Testimonial.“I have worked with Chris and during that time I found him to be an honest and sincere person. He is a person of integrity and I would have no hesitation in recommending him to any organisation thinking of utilising Chris’s wide skill base.” Geoffrey McMullan BEM, MSc, MBACP Pathfinder-UK
Private course.“I’ve just enjoyed a fantastically rewarding weekend with Forest Skills Ltd’s expert instructor Chris. After 2 days my wild camping confidence is at a new high. Fire making, wild food prep, camp set up; all covered effortlessly and in depth. Brilliant fun!” – Dave
Birthday Party.“Forest Skills Ltd provided a superb 9th birthday party for my son Dylan and 5 of his friends. Chris made learning bushcraft skills both interesting and fun for the whole group (including the adults). I would recommend Chris and his team to everyone.” – Neil
Back Garden Bushcraft Camp.“Chris has set up a fantastic bushcraft area for our children in the garden. They have had great fun making fires, relaxing in the hammocks and cutting wood using their new saw horse. We would thoroughly recommend him to anyone looking for advice on any bushcrafting matters.” – Gill and John Paulson
Birthday Party.“This was the best party I’ve ever had.” Dylan (aged 9).