If you can survive and thrive in the wild with few or apparently no resources, then you can certainly learn to survive and thrive in business, at work, in school and in your personal life too.

We employ unique individuals with the very best qualifications and experience to help students ‘learn how to learn’. Our approach is powerful and has proven to make a real impact on participant’s lives. Offering progression of learning that enables them to develop into outstanding individuals who consistently demonstrate a greater personal potential and even a propensity to lead.

Testimonials

  • Simple little fire to heat a pot of water for a brew. Choosing the right materials and fire structure for the job saves energy which can be critical in survival situations.

    I have worked with Matt and Steve on numerous occasions in the 'wilds' of Cornwall as one of their chosen Sea Kayak Adventure guides and can say with all honesty how amazing and educating their expeditions are! They have an incredible knowledge of the land around them and the kids and adults who take part all go home having had an awesome adventure full of knowledge and excitement! I couldn't recommend them highly enough.

    Simple little fire to heat a pot of water for a brew. Choosing the right materials and fire structure for the job saves energy which can be critical in survival situations.

    Ian Prickett
    Ian Prickett

  • Using a fire striker and steel to create a spark. Wood is prepared in the foreground ready for the successful strike.

    Informative, fun sessions with instructors that you know live and breathe what they're teaching... We spent a few days with Really Wild doing awesome sessions - Foraging, fire craft, knife skills. The whole team were passionate, enthusiastic, knowledgeable and fantastically good with kids! We thoroughly enjoyed our time and look forward to more sessions in the future. These guys and gals really know their stuff! And know how to make it accessible to young and old. Highly recommended!

    Using a fire striker and steel to create a spark. Wood is prepared in the foreground ready for the successful strike.

    Vanessa E
    Vanessa E

  • Dense deep woodland with a bed of crunchy leaves - inviting curiosity and discovery

    Thank you for such a brilliant and fantastic time!! All the children were full of such excitement, saying it was the best trip they'd ever been on. All the adults were very complimentary too...and wanted to stay even longer.

    Dense deep woodland with a bed of crunchy leaves - inviting curiosity and discovery

    Alison - Teacher
    Woodchester School

  • Sand dunes. Bright blue sky with streaky cirrus and alto-cumulus fluffy clouds, above warm golden sands with grasses that stabilise the dunes.

    I would like to thank Really Wild for the wonderful time they gave the pupils of Dorothy Stringer School. The youngsters loved their introduction to bushcraft and were totally enthused and engaged throughout. We will definitely be doing it again!

    Sand dunes. Bright blue sky with streaky cirrus and alto-cumulus fluffy clouds, above warm golden sands with grasses that stabilise the dunes.

    Bruce Aitken, Outdoor Education
    Dorothy Stringer School

  • Blazing fire with a group of young people silhouetted against the bright flames

    Having survived an armed robbery in Tanzania, I trust few education providers with my life. For Mat, however, I would allow him to rub nettles all over my hands. I didn't hesitate, therefore to recommend him to my school to run bushcraft camps for Year 7. They were a resounding success with repeat bookings made immediately. Mat is passionate about what he does. He is authentic and has tremendous integrity, combining emotional intelligence with bravery and expertise.

    Blazing fire with a group of young people silhouetted against the bright flames

    Rebecca Ling
    Latymer Upper School

  • Blazing fire with a group of young people silhouetted against the bright flames

    A life changing experience!

    Blazing fire with a group of young people silhouetted against the bright flames

    Amanda L
    Danish Student on Internship

  • Gransfor Axe lodged in a stump; a group is seen blurred out in the background

    I was fortunate enough to attend an excellent Arctic Survival Expedition to Finland with Really Wild Education. It was brilliantly organised and one of the most memorable and enjoyable school trips I have been on. Matt and Steve are a very likeable and knowledgable team. They encourage all students to take part in activities and are experts in their field. I cannot recommend them highly enough. From a very happy teacher.

    Gransfor Axe lodged in a stump; a group is seen blurred out in the background

    Ghazala MP
    International School of Cologne

  • Sand dunes. Bright blue sky with streaky cirrus and alto-cumulus fluffy clouds, above warm golden sands with grasses that stabilise the dunes.

    I teach 11-18 year olds in West London, many of whom rarely get the chance to see open countryside and woodlands. Our Y7 bushcraft experience was truly transformative. They tackled a huge range of challenging tasks under expert supervision and developed skills of grit and self-reliance that will serve them well. Really Wild Education’s instructors deserve the highest plaudits. Their carefully planned programme and emphasis on children being self-sufficient (the pupils did the cooking and washing up, too!) were hugely valuable. Plus the team’s professionalism and proactive attitude meant the teachers had a relaxing and fun time too!

    Sand dunes. Bright blue sky with streaky cirrus and alto-cumulus fluffy clouds, above warm golden sands with grasses that stabilise the dunes.

    Will Wearden
    Latymer Upper School

  • Using a fire striker and steel to create a spark. Wood is prepared in the foreground ready for the successful strike.

    Matt and Steve were both amazing guides and teachers who gave me three of the most amazing weeks of my life, teaching me resilience and independance and helping me overcome many of my fears. anyone considering one of their trips i seriously recommend going.

    Using a fire striker and steel to create a spark. Wood is prepared in the foreground ready for the successful strike.

    Oliver Kirkland
    Oliver Kirkland

  • Bright sunrise cutting over the hills and through the trees, a brilliant glow comes from the greens of the leaves.

    We had an amazing experience with the Really Wild team who did an amazing corporate day for us in the woods. Good for team building and has provided great office banter ever since!

    Bright sunrise cutting over the hills and through the trees, a brilliant glow comes from the greens of the leaves.

    Mark Harrison
    Mark Harrison

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