Foraging and Winter Wreath Making Workshop

This workshop is the perfect way to enjoy nature in winter. You'll forage for lush winter foliage before heading back to a roundhouse overlooking Chew Valley Lake to learn about the magical folklore behind our native plants and create your own winter wreath brimming with the spirit of the season.

This wonderful winter activity for individuals, friends and families will teach you about ancient crafts and stories. You will learn how to weave a willow hoop before adding your freshly foraged foliage for a unique and eco-friendly winter wreath.

Come and get cosy by the fire, learn how to identify different plants and trees, and be enchanted by the magical folklore attached to different native plants. You'll also have plenty of mince pies and mulled wine/ warm spiced apple to get into the cosy festive spirit!

What to expect:

  • Willow and instruction on how to weave a wreath hoop

  • A selection of materials to decorate

  • Foraging in nature overlooking Chew Valley Lake

  • Mulled wine, spiced apple and mince pies

  • Tales of folklore embedded in nature

  • A warm fire and a rustic roundhouse setting

This heartwarming workshop will take place in the idyllic setting of The Community Farm overlooking the beautiful Chew Valley Lake in a cosy roundhouse surrounded by nature. Come pay homage to the winter season, connect with nature, and discover our mystic past!

Adult (16+) £45
Child (Under 16) £30

How to get there

Facilities

  • Child friendly (0-16)
  • Parking
  • Refreshments available
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair accessible

On the day

On the day, there is ample parking at The Community Farm. Please arrive slightly before the start time so we can maximise workshop time! There will be a fire in the round house but if the weather is chilly, please bring layers to keep you warm and snug. Part of the session will be outdoors, as we forage for foliage, so please be prepared for what ever the weather may bring.

Changes happen, don't worry

How to change dates
Change of plans? You can easily rebook the next available slot up to 14 days before your experience.
How to get a refund
Can't make it? We understand things happen! You can cancel and get a full refund up to 14 days before your experience.
Please note that this refund policy does not apply to gift bookings. You may reschedule your gift if outside the time period stated above. However, all gifts are non-refundable and expire exactly 1 year after the date of purchase.

You'll be hosted by

Leah Apostolou

Leah is an experienced bushcraft practitioner, with a background in youth work and adventure sports. Leah is a strong advocate for using adventure and nature as a form of therapy. Growing up in North Wales Leah developed a real love for the outdoors. This only grew as in her later years she pursued her passion for all things foraged. Leah finds great fulfilment connecting with people of all ages and helping them to connect with nature in turn.

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