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Penshurst Place – The Bushcraft Company

Penshurst Road, Tonbridge, TN11 8HX. Kent

The Bushcraft Company is a leading provider of outdoor education. They provide real outdoor adventures to schools, allowing students to get back to basics, step away from technology and create memories to last a lifetime. Their camps are located in the woodland on the stunning Penshurst Place estate. Each school has its own private camp and gets to experience and wide range of outdoor activities designed to enhance social and personal development, whilst having fun and learning new skills. They build a bespoke itinerary with activities ranging from fire lighting and shelter building to archery and wilderness cookery.

At The Bushcraft Company, they offer 2-day, 3-day, and 5-day outdoor residentials. Each school has its own safari-style tented village and we build a bespoke itinerary based on the group size and age of the students. Activities include fire lighting, shelter building, camouflage, trap making, archery, tomahawk throwing, scenario SOS, and many more! Students will also get to try their hand at wilderness cookery and challenge themselves with a bushtucker trial! Their Bushcraft staff will be with you 24/7 and they jam-pack the days with activities and provide entertainment all the way through until bedtime. After a fun-filled day, students sleep in large safari-style bell tents or, if they are feeling adventurous, in their own handmade shelters! Their unforgettable Bushcraft camps don’t just give students a taste of adventure but inspire a lifetime of it!

As part of the GBST, The Bushcraft Company is offering a 2-day, 1-night residential trip for only £125 +VAT per student. Quote ‘Great British School Trip £125 offer’ in inquiry details when booking.

Don’t forget, if you are looking for help with funding the cost of your trip, you can apply for a bursary!

Venue resources

Amplification Toolkit PDF 0.88MB Download
Check List PDF 0.13MB Download
Parent Letter Template PDF 0.18MB Download
Risk Assessment PDF 0.12MB Download
Bushcraft Risk Assessment PDF 0.93MB Download
Journeys & Adventures Content 7-11 ZIP 15.27MB Download
Journeys & Adventures Content 11-14 ZIP 14.34MB Download
School Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download
Student Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download

Looking for a bursary to support your trip?

We know that funding a school trip isn’t always easy. If you are looking for help with costs, you can apply for the Great British School Trip bursary. This can help with the cost of travel or entry tickets to any Great British School Trip partner venue.

Simply fill in our bursary form and let us know how we might help.

Venue Details

Contact

thebushcraftcompany.com/

Address

Penshurst Road, Tonbridge
TN11 8HX. Kent

Opening Hours

Weekdays May - July and September - October