Last day of the school holidays! A fantastic day in the woods with Canoe Cornwall, we hit targets and bales, sat round the fire, got muddy, smiled and laughed. We’ll be back again soon. Thanks for a great day.
Mud, sweat & time for a beer! What a fantastic weekend! Teaching Bushcraft & Survival skills @7thrise and archery and spear throwing at Hemlock woods. Time for a well deserved beer! @izzie_macqueen @chaddderssss @dannynorthphoto #outdoorguide#greatoutdoors
What a day! 3 young explorers and two leaders set off today by canoe, discovering lost creeks, lighting fires, building shelters and making improvised sails! Well done to you all! #canoe#bushcraft#fire#sail#adventure#fun
Our latest activity ‘Spear-throwing’ will be unveiled at the Port Eliot festival in July. Below you can see the specially made spear heads made by the very talented @studiogimli. They’ve fashioned the first batch of spearheads to compliment the axe throwing sessions @porteliotfestival this year.
He has created some superb arrow heads in the past but these are truely wonderful! Can’t wait to attach some Ash to these and give them a go! Thanks Daniel! #spear#blacksmith#ancientweapons
And of course no spear head at Canoe Cornwall is complete without an Ash stave. Below is our first hand-whittled stave that will again feature at the Port Eliot festival, alongside axe-throwing and archery.
What an adventure the Vikings were at the Port Elliot festival. Along with their Viking ways came Axe-throwing. It has to be the most satisfyng feeling in the world to see your axe spin through the air and embed into the solid Oak target board.
If you are interested in having a go, ask before booking your next Archery session and we can bring them along for a spin. If you have a party or stag/hen do coming up, get in touch about our mobile axe throwing activity.
It’s always lovely to hear what people are saying about you….here is the feedback from our last three bushcraft courses:
‘I really enjoyed the whole day. Building shelters and lighting fires was fun’
‘Really enjoyed the course and bushcraft but would have liked it to have been longer’
‘The bushcraft was amazing, would love to do it again, this course has been a stepping stone in helping me to rebuild my life’
‘The bushcraft was very enjoyable and lot’s of fun. For the first time in a long time I felt like a person and not only a mother’
‘The bushcraft day was fantastic. I loved being outdoors , loved building shelters and firelighting. I was out of my comfort zone but made to feel at ease. Loved it. Thank you so much Maisie and Jay.’
‘Bushcraft was a fantastic experience. Jay was passionate which was passed onto the group.’
‘The bushcraft day was brilliant, funny, knowledgeable, stepped out of my comfort zone. Amazing day! Thanks to Maisie and Jay’
‘I got to overcome some guilt and felt a sense of security because I was made to feel very comfortable. If it wasn’t for the help of childcare I wouldn’t have been able to come. The den building helped me to enjoy life again. This course has given me a new lease of life!’
‘Was concerned at first that I wouldn’t fit in with the group. I had fun and a great laugh and would definitely do it all again. Very positive experience.’
‘The energy and smiles that they came back with after their Bushcraft session was wonderful to see and made the refuge team quite envious.’
‘I really enjoyed it, it was a good group and fun’
‘Enjoyed the whole day, loads of fun and loads of laughs…did not enjoy the water soaking though’
‘Had a great day, something I’m definitely interested in doing again’
Thank you to everyone. Placed here for all to enjoy.
The beauty of the woods in early May is always a pleasure to behold. Bluebells and sunlight through the canopy make for a calming surreal experience.
In this wonderful setting, we had the pleasure of working with a talented group of women today on a ladies-only bushcraft session. They brought so much life experience and laughter to the woods. What a fab group! The ladies gave some wonderful feedback which deserves to be shared as a reflection of what a difference a change of environment will do. We appreciate your words, thank you.
Bushcraft day yesterday was fantastic,. Loved being outdoors, loved building shelters and fire. I was out of my comfort zone but made to feel at ease and comfortable. Loved it. 🙂 Thank you so much Jay and Maisie’
‘The den building helped me to enjoy life again. Gave me a new lease of life’
‘Brilliant, funny, knowledgeable, stepped out of my comfort zone. Amazing day. Thanks to Maisie and Jay. Thank you.’
‘Fantastic experience. Jay was passionate which was passed onto the group. It went so quickly, I would have liked to have stayed longer and perhaps included cooking over the fire.’
‘I was concerned at first that I wouldn’t fit in with the group, but I had fun and a great laugh and I would definitely do it again. Very positive.’