Special Event

Bushcraft Skills Day (30th September 2023)

Bushcraft Skills Day

30 Sep 2023

12 Humbie Holdings, Kirknewton, Edinburgh, EH27 8DS

£85 (concession £75)

Enjoy a full days tuition in bush-craft and wilderness living skills with our qualified instructor at our farm woodland near Kirknewton, West Lothian. The event is from 10am - 5pm on Saturday 30th September. 

You’ll receive a comprehensive introduction to the key skills needed to live comfortably in a woodland setting through hands on learning and practical tasks. This is a fun and safe day designed to inspire and enable you to enjoy the wilderness and acquire the skills necessary to deepen your relationship with the outdoors!

  • Traditional fire lighting
  • Wood carving and knife skills
  • Tree ID, foraging and essential plant identification
  • Shelter-craft
  • Essential Camp Knots
  • Navigation
  • Water sourcing and purification

Ticket price includes all materials, a light lunch and tuition.

In order to run our Bushcraft Skills Day a minimum number of participants is required - if places haven’t filled up in time we will suggest an alternative date or alternatively we can give you a full refund.

Concession tickets

Cyrenians is committed to accessibility and offers a concession rate for those who are group booking (booking of two or more tickets in one order), or unemployed, on a low income, on benefits or retired. 

About our events

Through booking a place on the class, you directly support the work we do with tackling the causes and consequences of homelessness.

Cyrenians Farm is home to one of our young people communities and the surrounding space is a social enterprise providing opportunities for residents, volunteers and visitors to grow food, skills, and community.


This event will be taking place at our Farm in Kirknewton, a short walk from the Military Museum and Jupiter Artland. Accessible through Lothian Buses via Wilkieston. Parking is available on the Farm. 

If you'd like further information

Please contact us at samgardiner@cyrenians.scot or call: 07729488261