Wilderness Gathering 2017

We’ll be at the Wilderness Gathering again this year with our fantastic team.  The Gathering is at the Bison Centre, West Knoyle, Wiltshire from 2pm Wednesday 16th August to Sunday 20th August 2017.  You can book in advance via the Gathering website.  Day tickets and long weekend tickets are available.  It is a fab day out for all the family with good facilities for camping if you fancy staying for longer.

Team Blighty

Well what can we say?  We are very lucky to have such super friends and experts in our team.  Hopefully you will be able to join us and meet up for a chat at the Wilderness Gathering.  Here is a bit about each of us: –


Greg Power is our Lead Bushcraft Instructor and Director of BB.  His specialist skills and knowledge include bushcraft, plant identification and uses, carving and wood-lore.  He also turns beautiful bowls, makes chopping boards, utensils and the like from locally sourced wood in his workshop in Somerset.  Greg is also incredibly tall and can be seen for miles 😉


Greg’s wife Jess also has a love of the outdoors, she started her bushcraft journey over ten years ago (climbing up a veritable mountain whilst heavily pregnant on a foraging course – now that’s commitment for you).  Jess runs the ‘behind the scenes’ aspect of Blighty Bushcraft so she is often working on the website, helping customers with enquiries and keeping everything shipshape and Bristol fashion (well as long as she has a strong cup of tea in hand).


Guy the Bushcraft Guy, has heaps of knowledge on all things Neolithic and has an amazing flare in the wild kitchen creating wonderful menus from wild food.  In addition he is also a qualified Bushcraft Instructor with great skills.  Guy will be running some great workshops at the Wilderness Gathering on Neolithic Hunting Methods.


Gary is passionate about Conservation and is heavily involved in a local project called C.A.T.C.H, which is a group of volunteers striving to look after the River Cale and its surrounding river banks.  He has vast experience in helping groups and organisations get the most out of their area.   Also he is known to take in the odd wild animal or two, in need of a temporary caring home before being released back in to the wild or re-homed for treatment at an animal shelter.

We hope you can join us at the Wilderness Gathering, it’s going to be a good one.