Tree-ditions Woodland Crafts School is the Lothian’s Premier Bushcraft, Survival, Green Woodworking and wildlife training venue. We facilitate top quality leisure and learning experiences for all in over 50 acres of beautiful East Lothian woodland. We offer an immersion in nature with hands on learning using traditional and contemporary tools and skills used for bushcraft, survival, green wood projects and natural history.
For thousands of years humans have lived with their environment, using the resources at hand to make life comfortable. It's only the last few hundred that we've used 'modern' technology. In some cases this has steered us away from our natural setting. I'd argue that we are hard wired to nature and thrive when were in it, so make some time for yourself to thrive.
Having bushcraft and survival skills gives you a close connection with nature and enables you to extend your quality time outdoors. This often involves the satisfaction of making a beautiful, functional item with nothing more than basic tools and your own hands. Studying our flora and fauna compels us to get hands on with plants and the signs of animals, our natural resources.
With green woodworking and coppice crafts you will work the same tools and natural local materials which not so long ago would have been used throughout the country. These provided us with the day to day household articles and kitchen utensils such as spoons and spatulas, chairs, stools, tables, bowls. In fact most things that were made of wood would be created using these tools and techniques providing us with simple every day things.
We will help you do this using first class tuition, traditional skills, natural materials and a beautiful woodland setting with stunning views over East Lothian's countryside and coast.
So, 'For all things made in, for or from woodlands and drystone dyking' (aye, we love stone too). Come to Tree-ditions Woodland Crafts School!
Tree-ditions woodland crafts school. A small family run business delivering traditional wood and wildlife skills training since 2012 Visit us in the Woods Soon!
7 days a week, contact times depend on what courses are running in the woods