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The Bushcraft Company – Penshurst Place

What will students see and do?

A leading provider of outdoor education, The Bushcraft Company promises students a thrilling outdoor adventure. The company firmly believes that not everything can be taught in a classroom and that some of the most important life skills are best learned outside.

As a result, school trips with The Bushcraft Company take students into the wild and give them an unforgettable back-to-nature experience, where they will have the chance to grow in the freedom of a unique environment.

The Bushcraft Company operates several sites across the UK that students can visit. One of them, Penshurst Place in Kent, is located in a woodland filled with a magical myriad of lakes and rivers, as well as massive veteran chestnut and birch trees.

Visiting groups will become fully enveloped in the wilderness, sleeping under the stars in safari-style tented camps, and cooking over open fires.

During the day, they will take part in activities such as shelter building, bushcraft, camouflage and concealment, archery, wild swimming, fire lighting, target sports and scenario SOS, all of which encourage team building and give students the chance to develop new skills as they interact with their peers in a fun, creative environment.

Teaching resources provided

Get in contact to discuss your curriculum objectives and the sorts of learning resources The Bushcraft Company may be able to provide.

Minimum and maximum group size

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Details of risk assessment

The Bushcraft Company has carried out a full risk assessment for each of its estates – get in touch to request a copy.

Every member of staff has received extensive in-house training, passed an enhanced DBS check and obtained qualifications from national governing bodies for specialised activities, ensuring that your students receive the best possible guidance and care.


Don't miss our downloadable A-Z guide on completing a risk assessment

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Facilities On-Site

Situated in the heart of the woodlands, each camp features a large yurt, campfire and field kitchen for mealtimes and talks, as well as safari-style bell tents to sleep in. There are single-sex porta-loos and showers for longer camps.

Opening Times

Monday-Friday: 9am-5.30pm (May-July)



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Travel arrangements

Penshurst Place is located just one hour from London, with easy access from Junction 5 of the M25, making it a great trip destination for schools all across London and the south east.

The Bushcraft Company is able to arrange your coach travel there – simply get in touch.


The Bushcraft Company Penshurst Place, Penshurst, Tonbridge
TN11 8DG

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