Intro to foraging at Combe Hay Vineyard

What you'll do

If you’re curious about foraging, but don’t know your wild garlic from your nettles, this is a great place to start.

You’ll be left in the wonderful hands of your host Leah - a seriously pro forager. Leah will cover all the basic principles. Sharing her knowledge as a bushcraft practitioner, Leah will show you how to safely identify and gather wild food, before embarking on your adventurous journey.

You will wander through Combe Hay Vineyard’s peaceful and private woodland. As you stroll through it, discover the importance of sourcing seasonal and sustainable produce. Take in all this new knowledge while absorbing your picturesque surroundings.

Your walk will then take you to the local countryside where you are introduced to different edible and poisonous plants, flowers, fruits and mushrooms. Leah will open your eyes to a world of flavours, wild food and folklore, you never imagined were possible. This experience will set you up for a lifetime of forages.

Minimum fitness level required.

Upcoming dates

This experience is extremely popular

Existing dates have all sold out, but you can book now and schedule later and you'll be the first to hear when new dates are released.


If you're not yet ready to book we'll happily notify you about any remaining places when new dates are released.

What you'll do

If you’re curious about foraging, but don’t know your wild garlic from your nettles, this is a great place to start.

You’ll be left in the wonderful hands of your host Leah - a seriously pro forager. Leah will cover all the basic principles. Sharing her knowledge as a bushcraft practitioner, Leah will show you how to safely identify and gather wild food, before embarking on your adventurous journey.

You will wander through Combe Hay Vineyard’s peaceful and private woodland. As you stroll through it, discover the importance of sourcing seasonal and sustainable produce. Take in all this new knowledge while absorbing your picturesque surroundings.

Your walk will then take you to the local countryside where you are introduced to different edible and poisonous plants, flowers, fruits and mushrooms. Leah will open your eyes to a world of flavours, wild food and folklore, you never imagined were possible. This experience will set you up for a lifetime of forages.

Minimum fitness level required.

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Facilities

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

COVID-19 guidelines

  • This is an outdoor event, social distancing can be maintained where guidance suggests it is necessary
  • Groups are limited to 12 people
  • Please do not attend if you are experiencing any Covid symptoms

On the day

  • This experience is all outdoors so please be prepared for anything the weather may throw at us
  • Please wear sensible footwear as the walk is steep and uneven in parts
  • A fair level of fitness will be required for the steep sections, however, we will be walking very slowly and stopping regularly to look at plants and fungi!
  • Parking is limited at the Vineyard, so where possible, please car share

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.

About EcoWild CIC

EcoWild is an inclusive community that engages people with the living world through woodland and community farm-based activities. Whether you're seeking out something imaginative or adventurous, EcoWild provides something for everyone and groups of all ages. Experiences include wild foraging walks, fire making and cooking, wildlife exploration, shelter making, natural art workshops and mindful practices. Adults can get involved with nature wellbeing groups and children immersed in forest groups. This welcoming community aims to deepen our connection to nature and heighten our sense of interconnectivity.

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Your host

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.

How to get there

Any questions?

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Upcoming dates

This experience is extremely popular

Existing dates have all sold out, but you can book now and schedule later and you'll be the first to hear when new dates are released.

If you're not yet ready to book we'll happily notify you about any remaining places when new dates are released.

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Price
ÂŁ30 / Adult
Duration
2 hrs 30 mins
Rebook or cancel up to 14 days before your experience.