Course Admin

Day sessions

Day courses start at 1000 (10:00 am) and finish at 1600 (4:00pm)

Bring some lunch and drinks for the day. Sessions at Hatfield Forest will have access to the excellent cafe, where you can also buy a hot lunch.

A car parking charge is payable to the National Trust on entry to the forest if you are not a member. Sorry, this cannot be waived.

You will be sent the meeting point details on receipt of your final payment.

Sorry, no dogs are allowed on any course.

Unless specifically stated, all courses take place in the woods or the forest.

You can view our suggested day session kit list here.

Ensure you bring appropriate clothing for the season (especially for the kids). If you unsure of what to wear, please contact us.

If it’s wet, you are advised to bring something to sit on.

Please note: The National Trust will restrict access to Hatfield Forest if wind speeds reach in excess of 40mph. It should be recognised that this may occur at short notice. We will notify you if this occurs. You have the option to attend the next available course or receive a full refund.


Weekend courses

Weekend courses start either at 1800 (6pm) on Friday or 1000 (10am) on Saturday (depending on the course) and finish 1500 (3pm) on Sunday

Please bring your own shelter (Small tent/tarp/bivvi/ hammock)

You are advised to bring a folding chair.

The courses are self catering unless otherwise stated. Please bring food and a stove. Drinking water will be provided.

Sorry, no dogs are allowed on any course.

Unless specifically stated, all courses take place in the woods or the forest.

You can view our suggested kit list here.

Please see our Sharp tools policy here.

You are welcome to bring your own knife. Please do not use your knife until we have inspected it.  We will supply a knife if one if it is needed. Please do not bring axes unless requested.

Sorry, no alcohol unless you contact us first (arrangements can be made for special occasions)

You will be sent the meeting point details on receipt of your final payment.

Other details to follow.


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