Posts Tagged ‘bushcraft’
A small wooden spoon is essential camping kit; it’s lightweight and will last for seasons. Chief whittler Aran Beesley shows us how to make your own
Wild food and camping aficionado, Nick Weston expounds the beauty of stripped-backed camping.
Next time the cupboards are looking bare, head down the garden. Seconds from your back door you can find some of nature’s healthiest and most nutritious offering; the humble nettle. Head outside, don you gloves and look for young nettles (one’s that have yet to flower). Make sure you pick only pick the tips, the [...]
It’s that time of year – Elderflower season. Team OAG went foraging last week, and, along with nettles and wild garlic, one of the goodies we came across was the Elder. So we promptly knocked up some elderflower cordial. Elder tress can be found just about everywhere, so if your not lucky enough to have on in [...]
There’s nothing better than a freshly baked loaf, especially one that’s come straight out of the ground…
Nautical charts and radar detectors left you feeling a little lost at sea? In the second part of our natural navigation series, OAG looks to ditches the modern equipment and goes backto nature to find our way back to shore.
Looking to keep the kids busy and have some fun while you’re at it? Our family-friendly events will keep you entertained all summer long Suffolk Walking festival When: 19th May – 10th June How Much: Varies A month of walks around Suffolk, from two mile ambles, to hefty day-long treks, all taking in the [...]
Bring the flavours of Sunday lunch to the campsite, using a good stuffing mix as the base of this easy dish – a great way to get a bit of meatiness into a backpacking meal without worrying about meat going off in your pack. Serves 2 Pans 1 Stoves 1 Campfire Yes BBQ No Other [...]
This campsite veggie curry is ideal as a full-on feast with fresh ingredients, but it also works brilliantly using dried and tinned produce for gourmet backpacking! Serves 3 Pans 1 large Stoves 1 Campfire Yes Other equipment Knife, spoon, small chopping board Prep time 30-40 minutes Vegetarian? Yes Fuel efficiency: 4/5 You will need > [...]
Its a well known fact that humans cannot last longer than three days without water. So what do you do if your stuck in the wilderness and your last drop of water is all but gone? If you can’t find your way to safe drinking water, there are a few ways to collect some valuable [...]