To arrange a walk near where you live, for a private group, be it a stag or hen do, company away day or if you have any ideas for a foraging related event, please contact me directly. I have previously taught chefs, worked with restaurants, country houses and estates as well as hotels. I often collaborate with organisations delivering wellbeing packages for retreats and festivals. I regularly deliver foraging walks and courses to schools, scouts groups, forest schools and other youth organisations.
I am available for private group bookings with cost ranging from £350. Please get in touch if you’d like to book a foraging day with me.
Gift vouchers are available. See below for availability, valid until dates, terms and conditions plus information about each of this year’s events. 2022 walks will be posted from autumn this year.
Foraging courses gift vouchers…
Plant walk gift voucher £40 (valid until April 2022*)
Mushroom walk gift voucher £50 (valid for 2021 mushroom season*)
*See terms and conditions relating to gift vouchers and check walks availability also before purchasing vouchers
Four foraging walks gift voucher (for one person to come on four walks discovering plants and mushrooms through the year*)
4 seasonal walks gift vouchers £150
2021 Walks Dates…
Urban Spring Forage – (New Date!)
Eastville Park, Bristol – May 30th
Foraging favourite spring wild edibles available and abundant, more often than not growing on your doorstep! I’ll share some of my favourite spring recipes for pickles, ferments, herbal infusions, Japanese wild dashi stock making , marinades and more. We’ll discuss wonderful flavour combinations, nutritional benefits of plants and historical and modern day uses of wild foods. We’ll also cover how to best approach foraging and how to get the most from this incredibly rewarding, age old activity.
May 30th Walk £40
Eastbrook Farm Forage
Helen Browning’s Farm, Wiltshire – July 19th
Foraging walk followed by scrumptious wild food lunches prepared at the Royal Oak Inn. For more information and booking please visit: https://www.eastbrookexperiences.com/events-courses-and-workshops
Please note: Go Foraging gift vouchers cannot be redeemed for this event
Clevedon/Sand Bay, Somerset (location tbc) – Sunday 23rd of May, Saturday 5th and Sundays 6th and 20th of June and Sundays 4th and 18th of July – 10.30am-1.30pm
Discover and eat some of the delicious wild edibles growing in coastal and salt marsh habitats, plants which shaped the lives of our hunter-gatherer forefathers and the menus of many a gourmet chef today! We’ll search for Sea Asters, Sea Arrow Grass, Sea Radish, Scurvy Grass, Sea Spinach, Rock Samphire and many more wonderful species. You’ll find out ways in which you can turn your foraged herbs and succulent sea veg into scrumptious meals and delightful condiments for use all year round. These walks are popular so don’t delay, book today!
May 23rd Walk – FULLY BOOKED
June 5th Walk – FULLY BOOKED
June 6th Walk – FULLY BOOKED
June 20th Walk – FULLY BOOKED
July 4th Walk – FULLY BOOKED
July 18th Walk – FULLY BOOKED
Autumn Park Walks
Brandon Hill Park, Bristol – Saturday 4th September – 10.30am – 1.30pm and Eastville Park, Bristol – Sunday 5th September – 10.30am – 1.30pm
On this wild food walk you will learn about all sorts of delicious wild edibles growing in the park. We will look at leaves, seeds, berries and fruit which can be foraged around this time of year and put to good use in the kitchen. There will also be discussion about the medicinal uses of plants, many of which can be used to help support our immune system during the Winter months.
September 4th Walk – FULLY BOOKED
September 5th Walk £40
Mushroom walks, Hampshire (not close to Bristol)
Hampshire – Sundays 3rd and 17th October – 11am-2.30pm (approximate end time)
On our mushroom hunts we will look at safe identification of fungi, preferred habitats of different species, what to eat and what not to eat plus I will give you some ideas for turning your foraged ingredients into tasty meals.
October 3rd Walk £50
October 17th Walk £50
Mushroom walks, Bristol
Bristol, Location tbc (*see below) – Sundays 31st October and 7th and 14th November – 10am-1.30pm
On our mushroom hunts we will look at safe identification of gourmet woodland fungi, preferred habitats of different species, what to eat and what not to eat plus I will give you some ideas for turning your foraged ingredients into tasty meals.
*Note: Due to the unpredictable nature of fungi, walks locations will not be decided until very near each date. All these walks will be very close to Bristol, on a bus route and with car parking
October 31st Walk – FULLY BOOKED
November 6th Walk – FULLY BOOKED
November 7th Walk – FULLY BOOKED
November 13th Walk – FULLY BOOKED
November 14th Walk – FULLY BOOKED