Intro to foraging at Combe Hay Vineyard

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 passionate 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 do so, 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 foraging.

Minimum fitness level required.

Adult £40
Child (Under 15 years old) £15
Concession (Low wage/Student) £30
Under 5 Free

What people are saying

Amy Smith
Apr 2023

Loved our morning, foraging in the beautiful vineyard and beyond. We’ve already started planning ...

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Ellen Gingell
Mar 2023

Leah is incredible! I left the session buzzing and even went foraging the next day to put all my ...

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Ana Rodrigues
Mar 2023

Leah was great and very knowledgeable, a great way to spend a sunny Saturday morning ☺️

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Connor Cox
Mar 2023

Leah is INCREDIBLY knowledgable about the woodlands and clearly loves teaching, and I really enjo...

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How to get there


  • Parking
  • Refreshments available
  • Experience takes place 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.
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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