Learn to Forage in Chew Valley

If you’re curious about foraging, but frazzled about where to begin, Living Wild is here to save the day. This scenic foraging walk will guide you through all the essentials while you discover the abundance of fresh greens, edible flowers, herbs and fungi available at this glorious time of the year. Nothing opens our eyes to nature quite like foraging.

You’ll be in the wonderful hands of your host Leah - a seriously passionate forager. Sharing her knowledge as a bushcraft and nature practitioner, Leah will show you how to safely and sustainably identify and gather wild food, whilst sampling some delights along the way.

Please note that the dates listed are the only ones available for this event Your walk will take place at Chew Magna's stunning Community Farm, where you will discover the importance of sourcing seasonal and sustainable produce. Soak up all this new knowledge while absorbing your picturesque surroundings, from the farm to Chew Lake - you'll be spoilt for choice.

Your walk will take you through the local countryside where you are guided through the identification process of different edible and poisonous plants, flowers, fruits and mushrooms. Discover a whole world of flavours, wild food and folklore you never imagined were possible - until now...

This experience will set you up for a lifetime of foraging.

Adult £40

What people are saying

Robbie Maverick
Sep 2022

Often arriving with no or low expectations is the best way to experience something new but with L...

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Ann Clifford
Sep 2022

Learnt loads. Great experience. Went foraging when I got home

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Celia Rowland
Sep 2022

I had a great time this weekend and learned heaps from Leah about different mushrooms, wild herbs...

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Helen Wadge
Sep 2022

Leah has incredible knowledge about foraging!

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How to get there

Facilities

  • Parking
  • Refreshments available
  • Toilets
  • Outdoors

On the day

  • This experience is all outdoors so please be prepared for anything the weather may bring. The walk will be slow-paced through fields and woodland, please bring sensible footwear as it may be muddy and uneven in parts
  • Please car share where possible.

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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