Wild Food Foraging - Cultivating Skills &
Confidence through Inspiring Forays in Nature

2017 Calendar.

Courses available throughout the year. Also available as private forays, as corporate events or courses for chefs.

July

ESTUARY/COASTAL FORAGING COURSE with Tasters

Sun 23rd July, 10.30am-1.30pm Gannel Estuary, Newquay, Cornwall

Adults £35, under 16s £15, under 5s free
 

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Enjoy a wonderful walk around the Gannel estuary - an area rich with coastal, estuary and inland plants.

To see the full course description please go to; Seasonal Foraging Courses

Level of Walk: Easy, includes walking on sand. Maximum 2 miles in distance.

Meet: Gannel Estuary, Newquay, TR7, (at car park - see directions below)

Directions: Go down a little lane off the A392 known as Gannel Rd. If you are driving to Newquay from the South on the A3075 you will meet a roundabout turning left onto the A392 . Head straight over the following roundabout driving parallel with the Gannel estuary and then take the first left. The car park can be found on the left about 100m down this lane- you can't miss it! I'll meet you at the car park.

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August

COASTAL~WOODLAND FORAGING COURSE with Tasters

Fri 4th Aug, 2-5pm Treen, nr Land's End, Cornwall

Adults £35, under 16s £15, under 5s free
 

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This course will include coastal, hedgerow, field and woodland edibles.

For full course content, please click on this link to foraging courses

Walk Route/Level: A beautiful circular walk along the coastal path, down into Penberth, through woodland and across fields. Includes coastal path, steps and stile, approximately 3 miles

Meeting point: Car Park at top end of Treen village, Map Ref: SW395230, Postcode (for Sat Navs) TR19 6LG

Public Transport: Bus No. 1

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SEAWEED/COASTAL FORAGING COURSE with Tasters

Fri 11th Aug, 2-5pm Porthtowan, North Cornwall

Adults £35, under 16s £15, under 5s free
 

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On this course you can immerse yourself in coastal edible riches, with a strong emphasis on seaweeds, though including coastal plants.

For full details of course content, please see; Seasonal Foraging Courses

Meet: Outside the Blue Bar, on the right-hand side of Porthtowan beach.
Beach Road, TR4 8AD


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COASTAL & HEDGEROW FORAGING COURSE with Tasters

Mon 14th Aug, 2-5pm Perranuthnoe, West Cornwall

Adults £35, under 16s £15, under 5s free
 

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Fantastic views and easy walking on this Summer foray.

You can see the full content of this half day course here; Seasonal Foraging Courses

Meet: Car Park at Perranuthnoe. Postcode: TR20 9NE

Directions: From the A394 Penzance to Helston road, at Dynasty Chinese Restaurant, turn down the lane signposted Perranuthnoe. Please take care as the lane narrows in places. Keep going until you find the carpark on the left.


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September

SEAWEED FORAGING COURSE with Tasters

Fri 8th Sept, 10-1pm Cape Cornwall, West Cornwall

Adults £35, under 16s £15, under 5s free
 

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This course includes seaweeds, scrambling on rocks, which can be slippery at times.

For full details of the course, see; Seasonal Courses

A stunning, exposed area, east of Lands End, with a wonderful range of edible plants to forage & learn about. The route chosen will be weather and group dependent, though may include steep coastal walking, easy tarmac paths, or an amble somewhere between the two.

For full details of what's covered in a course, please see; Foraging courses in Cornwall

Meeting Point: Meet National Trust Car Park, Cape Cornwall (outside St Just, West Penwith Map Ref. SW 353 316, Postcode (for Sat Navs) TR19 7NN

Directions: From St Just in Penwith, drive down Cape Cornwall Road, winding lane for about 1.5miles, past the Cape Cornwall Golf Club (to your left), and down the steep hill towards the sea - you'll find the car park as you can go no further!

Bus: 17/17A/17B To St Just only (20-30 minute walk)

What to Bring: Have a look here, for what to expect and bring

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COASTAL~HEDGEROW FORAGING COURSE with Tasters

Sun 17th Sept 2-5pm Gwithian, Cornwall

Adults £35, Conc £25, under 16s £15, under 5s free
 

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This course includes coastal and inland plants.

For full course content please click on this link to foraging courses

Level of walk: Includes walking across sand, sand dunes, steps and paths. Approx 2 miles in length.

Meeting point: Gwithian Towans Pay & Display Car Park, Nr. Hayle, TR27 5BT

Directions: From the A30, take the turning for Hayle, and onto Gwithian (Loggans Rd, B3301), you’ll go past lots of holiday parks then at the top of a small incline, look out for a left turning, which is on a slight bend (to the right) on the road, with a stopping area just after it. Follow the road down to the bottom (over a few speed humps) to the large Pay & Display car park at the bottom. We will meet there.

If you get to Gwithian village, and the Red river Pub, you've gone too far. Turn around and head to the top of the hill, looking for the right turn.

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October

AUTUMN FORAGING COURSE with Tasters

Sun 8th Oct, 2-5pm Mawnan Smith, Cornwall (nr Falmouth)

Adults £35, Cons £25, under 16s £5, under 5s free
 

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A mixture of field, hedgerow foraging, getting you ready for Autumn.

To find out more about what this course covers see; Foraging Courses

Parking: In Mawnan Smith village,

Family friendly though includes stiles so not suitable for pushchairs (unless you're big & strong!)

Meet: At small car park infront of shops in Mawnan Smith

Directions: How to get to Mawnan Smith (also reachable by public transport from Falmouth)

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AUTUMN FORAGING COURSE with Tasters

Mon 13th Oct, 10am -1pm Mawnan Smith, Cornwall (nr Falmouth)

Adults £35, under 16s £15, under 5s free
 

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A mixture of field, hedgerow foraging, getting you ready for Autumn.

To find out more about what this course covers see; Foraging Courses

Parking: In Mawnan Smith village,

Family friendly though includes stiles so not suitable for pushchairs (unless you're big & strong!)

Meet: At small car park infront of shops in Mawnan Smith

Directions: How to get to Mawnan Smith (also reachable by public transport from Falmouth)

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SEAWEED FORAGING COURSE with Tasters

Sat 21st Oct 10-1pm Prussia Cove, West Cornwall

Adults £35, under 16s £15, under 5s free
 

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In this course you'll learn about the differing qualities of each seaweed and their uses. For full course content please see;
Seasonal Foraging Courses

About the Walk: About 2 miles in length, includes walking down a steep slipway to the beach. The beach is rocky in places, with rockpools and potential slippery areas too.

Meeting point: Meet at Prussia Cove, turning off Helston Rd (A394), go to the end of the road (go straight ahead into the free car park, not left down the track), where you'll find the free car park. Grid Ref. SW555283, Postcode: TR20 9BA

What to Bring: Have a look here, for what to expect and bring

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November

COASTAL/HEDGE/WOOD FORAGING COURSE with Tasters

Sat 11th Nov, 10-1pm Treen, nr Lands End, Cornwall

Adults £35, under 16s £15, under 5s free
 

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This course will include coastal, hedgerow, field and woodland edibles.

Please note I do not include mushrooms and fungi.

For full course content, please click on this link to foraging courses

Walk Route/Level: A beautiful circular walk along the coastal path, down into Penberth, through woodland and across fields. Includes coastal path, steps and stile, approximately 3 miles

Meeting point: Car Park at top end of Treen village, Map Ref: SW395230, Postcode (for Sat Navs) TR19 6LG

Public Transport: Bus No. 1

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Upcoming events

Estuary/coastal Foraging Course With Tasters - Sun 23rd July, 10.30am-1.30pm

Coastal~woodland Foraging Course With Tasters - Fri 4th Aug, 2-5pm

Seaweed/coastal Foraging Course With Tasters - Fri 11th Aug, 2-5pm

For more information on events, see the calendar.

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