Join us on 8th - 11th August 2024
Holkham Hall, Norfolk

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Gone Wild Activities

The listed activities are included in the ticket price and will be run on a turn up and enjoy system. Premium activities will be prepaid and pre booked prior to arrival, which will go on sale soon.

Mini Quad Safari

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A fun-filled adventure for all 6-10 year olds on our sepcial mini quad bikes. Come and join us for 30 minute advenutre which includes a full safety briefing, expert advice and tip,s and a 15 minute quad exploration.

Teen Quad Adventure

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Experience the grounds of Powderham Castle with an adrenaline-fulled quad aventure. Every adventurer will have a specially-designed quad to fit 10-13 year olds, a full safety briefing including tips and advice, and a 30 minute quad free-ride adventure.
Please note that every Teen Quad Adventurer will need to be accompanied by a paying adult.

Wine Tasting

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An introduction to Sea Change and what we are all about, followed by a tutored tasting of a selection of our range of wines.

No booking required – visit the VIP tent to take part. Activity for VIP ticket holders only.
Vegan options available.

Spear & Axe Throwing

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These are both essential skills for the survivor to master. Learn to move stealthily like Bear either to avoid a hunter or to stalk your prey. Hone in on the skills needed to accurately throw an axe or spear and hit a designated target. In the SAS Bear learnt the importance of slowing down his heart rate, controlling his breathing and focusing on the job at hand. After all, remember, you may only get one chance to hit your target in a survival situation.

Survival Archery

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Interactive Talks

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The future of food, forces of nature and neuro science take the lead on this years talks as we invite leading experts to discuss there research into future farming and eating, re-wiring the neural pathways, the infrastructure of “Mega Cities” and the newly discovered 5th force of nature!

Explosive Experiments Science Shows

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Interactive workshops, games and making take the morning slots with drop in sessions for parents and children. Expect conservations, re-wilding experts courtesy of secret seeds, and the team from Incredible Oceans playfully engaging people on the big blue.

Alternative Science Cabaret

Date: Various
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Interactive workshops, games and making take the morning slots with drop in sessions for parents and children. Expect conservations, re-wilding experts courtesy of secret seeds, and the team from Incredible Oceans playfully engaging people on the big blue.

Stand Up Comedy

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Interactive workshops, games and making take the morning slots with drop in sessions for parents and children. Expect conservations, re-wilding experts courtesy of secret seeds, and the team from Incredible Oceans playfully engaging people on the big blue.

Incredible Oceans Talks

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Our marine world is vital to all life on Earth: we help those who study and protect it to communicate better with public audiences. Known for excellence, creativity and ‘outside-the-box’ thinking, Incredible Oceans match science, entertainment, art and social science to make marine issues vibrant and accessible. Our ocean is well-studied and facing threats from changing climate, pollution, and biodiversity loss; yet these issues can seem remote and less than 1-in-5 UK children have ever been to the coast. We believe that if people know the ocean they will care more about taking action; and that we engage better by bringing together people from varied backgrounds and cultures.

Conservation Workshops

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Interactive workshops, games and making take the morning slots with drop in sessions for parents and children. Expect conservations, re-wilding experts courtesy of secret seeds, and the team from Incredible Oceans playfully engaging people on the big blue.

Anatomical Life Drawing Workshop

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Interactive workshops, games and making take the morning slots with drop in sessions for parents and children. Expect conservations, re-wilding experts courtesy of secret seeds, and the team from Incredible Oceans playfully engaging people on the big blue.

Secret Seeds Workshop

Date: Various
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Interactive workshops, games and making take the morning slots with drop in sessions for parents and children. Expect conservations, re-wilding experts courtesy of secret seeds, and the team from Incredible Oceans playfully engaging people on the big blue.

Wonderful World of Dinosaurs Workshop

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Wellness Lectures

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A paracord bracelet as used by the military

Paracord Bracelet Making

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The humble paracord bracelet, worn by explorers and adventurers everywhere. Learn to make one up, fit it to yourself and walk away safe in the knowledge that a little bit of survival kit is always with you, love from Gone Wild survival village.

The Wonder Women Hula Show

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Storytime with the baby dinosaurs

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Stomp, Chomp & Roar Carnivore Workshop

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Ms Merlins Hula Workshop

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Meet our Full Size Allosaurus

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Meet the Triceratops

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Live Egg Hatch

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Meet & Greet Large Trex Ronnie

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Raptor Meet & Greet

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Royal Marine Work out

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Kings Of Ping

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Interactive Dinosaur Quiz

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Interactive Dinosaur Museum

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Learn to DJ and MC

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Family Disco

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Fabminton Horse Trials

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Dodgeball

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Evolution of Dinosaurs Workshop

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Gentle Giants Herbivore Workshop

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Feed the baby dinosaurs

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Graffiti Wall

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Desert Island Mission

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Dinosaur Colour

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Dinomania Workshop

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Design your own dinosaur

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Commando Crawl

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A little bit of Bear, survival and the command course blended together in the one simple, yet dreaded commando training exercise: The Regain! Commando crawl across our terrible chasm on a thick hessian rope, if you lose your balance, you’re hanging below, tired, scared and alone. We’ll teach you how to regain your place back on the rope and continue your crawl to reach your objective. Whilst waiting to attempt your regain we will run through knots, but not the usual way, ‘round that tree and back to me’ GO!

Childrens talent Show

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Balloon Disco

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Bubble Show

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A girl abseils down a wall at Gone Wild festival

Commando Abseil Tower

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Create your own fossil

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Cave

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Bear has taken so many celebrities through wet, dark caves. Now you can experience what it’s like with our epic mobile caving tunnel.

Digi Wall

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Test your reactions with our New for 22 digiwall, who’s the best in your family??

Observation Lane

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Lego Walk

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Test your mental strength with the ultimate mind over matter experience. Join our team of experts who will prepare you to conquer walking BAREFOOT across Lego.

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Island Feather Therapies

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SERVICE:
Massage Therapy: Our Massage Therapies are 50 minutes and one of our qualified therapists will offer you one of their expert treatments, bespoke to your requirements, offering you optimal muscle health, whilst relaxing your body and mind.

WHAT’S INCLUDED:
Meet & Greet with a qualified therapist.
Initial consultation to ensure treatment is bespoke to your requirements
50 minute massage therapy treatment
Treatment Options:
Deep Tissue: Your massage therapist will find and treat areas that need releasing with your feedback and will target optimal muscle health through a medium to hard pressure. This can be applied as a full body treatment or just one area.
Relaxing Swedish: A relaxing massage usually soft or medium pressure designed to relax your body and mind. Your therapist will talk to you about the areas you’d like to be treated and make a bespoke plan for your session. Your therapist will use massage techniques and rhythmic movements to leave you feeling incredibly relaxed and ready to enjoy the rest of your weekend.

MINIMUM AGE: 18 years. Note all under 18’s MUST be accompanied by an adult. 

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Sniper Shoot Coaching (Airsoft)

Date: Various
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Spend 30 mins with our former military snipers, as they teach you the fundamentals of sniper shooting. Starting at close ranges and then testing what you have learnt on longer range distances.

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Bear Grylls Climbing on Dartmoor

Date: Various
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“Re-create the epic journey of Bear Grylls and Nicola Adams on the iconic Haytor in Dartmoor National Park. Join our team of TV stunt experts as you climb, scramble and abseil from one the highest points in the South West. This is really is a rare opportunity to follow in the exact footsteps of Bear himself. You’ll love it! Price includes pick and drop off from the Festival.

What’s included:

Transport to and from Dartmoor collecting at Powderham Castle
Low party numbers to create a unique and tailored climbing experience
Drinks
Safety briefing
All climbing safety equipment”

Commando Experience

Date: Various
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Join our team of commando instructors as you and your family go on the ultimate mission. You’re guaranteed to get wet, muddy and have the most amazing time. You’ll learn the basics of survival and rope skills in a small group, before taking on our unique mission.

Full Quad Adventure

Date: Various
Time: Various

Experience the grounds of Powderham Castle with an adrenaline-fulled quad aventure. Every adventurer will have a full safety briefing including tips and advice, and a 30 minute quad free-ride adventure on a full-sezed quad bike.

Island Feather Mindfulness Talk

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Hair Braiding

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Face Paint

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Glitter Tattoo

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Viking Skills

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Zombie Paintball

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A man offering balls to throw at the coconut shy behind him

Coconut Shy

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Gross Eat Station

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The infamous gross eat station, even more hopping things to try, surprisingly tasty, crunchy, wobbly, slithery and winged snacks. Who’s going to try the legendary cooked-to-order bug fajitas!?!?

Axe Throwing

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An experience promising pure satisfaction. Feel the rugged power of our axes in your grasp. That’s right – you’re about to hurl an axe. This isn’t about brute force; it’s a true test of accuracy and skill, akin to the finesse of dart throwing, but way more awesome. Following a brisk safety briefing, our seasoned axe-throwing maestros will mentor you to sink those axes with the finesse of a pro. After mastering the technique through five practice throws, brace yourself for the grand finale – the golden axe throw. It’s a showdown of precision, a bullseye battle to determine who earns the prestigious title of axe-throwing champion. Note: Minimum height for tomahawks is 145cm, and for angel axes, it’s 125cm. Closed-toed shoes are a must for this wild adventure. Get ready to unleash your inner warrior!

SUP YOGA

Date: Various
Time: Various

Yoga on a paddleboard sounds challenging to most but you will soon find yourself immersed in nature, relaxing and allowing your thoughts to disperse all while fine-tuning your mind and body connection as you hold focus during each pose.

SUP yoga stabilises multiple muscle groups at the same time in order to maintain balance. SUP yoga is suitable for most fitness levels even if you’ve never attempted yoga before.

Floating on water to the tranquil sounds of nature, while stretching and relaxing is the perfect way to start your day. All equipment will be provided for the duration of your session. Please note there is the potential to get wet so come prepared. All sessions last approximately 45-60 mins.

Silent Disco – Family Party

Date: Various
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Don’t miss our resident DJ slamming down the BIG tunes on our state-of-the-art silent disco kit.

Know your Knots

Date: Various
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No more Grannie knots with this introduction to the most important knots that every survivalist needs to know.

Junior Jungle Family Rave

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MC Rocky Patch and DJ Nick Terrific host the most uplifting rave on the planet. Spreading joy and laughter through banging tunes.

NERF COMBAT

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Dive for cover, aim your gun and fire off a round of foam bullets. Take on your friends in this family friendly shootout.

Everest Climbing Zone

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Everest is well known as one of the most dangerous and challenging of all the 14 x 8000m plus peaks. Its has taken many climbers by surprise and is responsible for dozens of fatalities on the mountain. This is a dynamic activity which demands courage, determination, strength, balance and some typical Bear Grylls calculated risk taking. Not your normal climbing wall activity, you will be paired up with a belay buddy
who will guide you up the mountain, all trust lies here!

Camouflage & Concealment

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Where better to play hide and seek than in the woods?! Participants will learn the basics of how to camouflage themselves and then are given camouflage cream to help conceal them in whatever way their imagination takes them!

Circus Skills

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Learn to juggle, tightrope walk or hula-hoop. If you need to be able to juggle plates just ask your Mum!

Circus Show

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See how it’s meant to be done with a display from our Big Top Mania Circus performers.

DJ NEIL DIAMOND

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Join DJ Neil Diamond at his only UK festival appearance of 2021 and sample a rollercoaster ride of sheer musical miscellany.

DRAG QUEEN STORY HOUR

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Aida H Dee, the story time drag queen, will be reading you some fabulous bedtime stories in an exciting storytime show!

Science Workshops

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One of our most popular events, fun for all the family, crazy scientist Dr Szydlo presents the history of chemistry with an explosive series of mad scientist experiments. Expect pops, whizzes, bangs and cheers!

BMX

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Pick up the fundamentals so that you can drop in and ride the ramp. Take bike riding to a new level… vertically.

AirSoft

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Get the low down on the best tactics from ex SAS soldier Big Phil Campion before testing your skills on our Special Forces Commando Assault Range.

Join five family members, your friends or other festival goers to battle your way down our obstacle range to clear a bunker at the end.

You will be provided with an assault vest, combat helmet and a Special Forces style M4 Colt Commando airsoft rifle – plus enough ammo to blast your way to success!

Each session will take 45 minutes and will include a safety briefing, tuition on how the weapons work, military tactics and (most importantly) making yourself over like Rambo with camouflage cream. You will then be battle ready to fight your way down the range as many times as possible, utilising the different types of cover each time.

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Kayaking

Date: Various
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In addition to being great fun for all, kayaking has a wide array of health benefits. It’s a very low-impact sport and can be enjoyed by everyone. Whether you have always wanted to try it, want to make a complete lifestyle change or simply want to improve your health, kayaking can help.
Many benefits of kayaking include improved cardiovascular fitness, increased muscle strength and reduced wear and tear on your body. It’s low-impact on your body overall. Above all though – it’s great fun and can be enjoyed by absolutely everyone. Always wanted to try it? Well – now you can. What are you waiting for?

Foraging Walks

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Join us on an expert-led foraging walk around the grounds. Walking at a gentle pace across the estate, away from the beaten track of the main arena and to all the hidden areas that the public doesn’t normally see, we will identify wildflowers that make the best herbal infusions. We’ll also look for delicious micro-greens that are superfoods, along with medicinal plants that grow on our doorstep.

Yayess Yoga

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Take a walk on the wild side working with the rhythms of nature, to find your unique expression.

Morning Runs

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Join us every morning of the festival for a 5km or 10km run through the castle grounds. Take it easy and enjoy the scenery or try and beat your PB – the choice is yours, but it offers the perfect chance to sweat out the night before!

Outdoor Fitness with RV One

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Energise yourself for an hour with our bespoke circuit training.  The sessions cater for all abilities, so whether you’re a fitness junkie or you just want to have a go, there will be something for everyone. Our qualified instructors will show you how to get the best out of equipment you will find in any gym such as weights, kettlebells and resistance bands as well as items you can find in the great outdoors like tractor tyres, logs and ropes.

Climbing

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All abilities are welcome, so whether you have Everest experience, or you’ve never climbed, our expert instructors will give you guidance on our various walls. After a safety briefing and warm-up, you’ll be kitted out to tackle your first climb!

Archery

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Sharpen your aim and set your sights on the coveted gold. But remember, this isn’t just about hitting a target; it’s a challenge against your friends and family. Can you outscore them in this primal pursuit? After a quick safety briefing – a necessary tune-up for the adventure ahead – you’ll be armed with a braser, bow and arrows. Our top-tier GB archery instructors, seasoned in the art of precision, will guide you through the process of launching six arrows at our archery targets. The ultimate goal? To hit that elusive Gold. Hair must be tied back for this rugged experience. The archery expedition awaits, with a minimum height requirement of 120cm.

Combat Archery

Date: Various
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Grab your gear – foam-tipped arrows and a trusty bow. In this arena, you’ll need both wits and precision to emerge as champions. After a safety briefing, you’ll gear up with a mask and braser, ready to face the challenges ahead. Your weapon? A bow, loaded with limitless arrows that you’ll snatch up as you dash around, firing back at the opposing team. This is a game of strategy and survival. Prepare for various challenges that will put your aim, skill, and dodging abilities to the test. The battle rages for a heart-pounding 15 minutes, and when the dust settles, we’ll see which team emerges as the ultimate champions. Remember, closed-toed shoes are required for this adventure. A minimum height of 135cm will gain your ticket to the battlefield. Get ready, aim true, because it’s on!

Skateboarding

Date: Various
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Get some beginner tips and hints from our friendly experts if you’re hitting the ramp for the first time. Or, if you’re experienced, simply turn up, grab a board and show us what you can do!

Open Water Swimming

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Join our sunrise and sunset group swim in the Exe estuary. Our safety experts will swim with the group to ensure support is always close at hand if needed. So, whatever your ability level, join the group for an unforgettable experience.

A family taking part in a rafting activity on the lake at Gone Wild festival

Raft Building

Date: Various
Time: Various

Increased capacity for this super popular station. Build, race, dismantle and see who can win the race around the lake. All the kit, some guidance, 1 lake, teams of 6… think Captain Jack Sparrow meets Swallow and Amazons, in a Mad Max survival raft race scenario!! Stay afloat or swim!

Paddleboarding

Date: Various
Time: Various

In addition to being great fun for all, paddleboarding has a wide array of health benefits. It’s a very low-impact sport and can be enjoyed by everyone. Whether you have always wanted to try it, want to make a complete lifestyle change or simply want to improve your health, paddleboarding can help.
Many benefits of paddle boarding include reducing wear and tear on your body. It’s a low-impact full-body workout, great for your cardio, strengthens your core, improves balance, is a great stress reliever and boosts your endurance. Above all though – it’s great fun and can be enjoyed by absolutely everyone.

Always wanted to try it? Well – now you can. What are you waiting for?

Field Cooking

Date: Various
Time: Various

Participants will work in teams of 4-5 and cook themselves fresh fish under the supervision of our staff. This activity gives all attendees a sense of achievement and satisfaction as well as helping them further develop their teamwork and communication skills. We will work together to descale, cut and cook raw fish. Not suitable for vegetarians and/or vegans.

Water Purification

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Learn some of the techniques needed for the filtration and purification of water in a survival situation. Water – along with shelter and food – is the most basic need when in a survival situation, yet clean water is almost impossible to simply discover – so these techniques are crucial.

A family under a survival shelter built in an activity at Gone Wild festival

Shelter Building

Date: Various
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Building a shelter to enhance their survival skills working in small teams. Participants are given a hammock and a weatherproof shelter and work in supervised teams to make their temporary home. The skills taught will be knot tying, shelter building and setting up a hammock.

A commando instructs a group of children on making a fire

Fire-Making

Date: Various
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During our Commando Experience participants learn the basics of fire lighting and fire safety before working in teams to create their own supervised and controlled fire. This activity has proved to be a massive hit with all age groups.

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