Welcome to Wild Survivor

Experts in outdoor activities in Shropshire and the West Midlands

Experts in outdoor activities in Shropshire and the West Midlands

We are a team of military veterans, outdoor instructors and subject experts on a mission to build teamwork, strength of character, resilience, determination and the ability to overcome any obstacle in any situation. Our skills include; bushcraft & survival courses, corporate team building events, school trips, mountain expeditions and treks throughout the UK and abroad. We are proud to be recognised as a leading provider of outdoor activities in Shropshire and the West Midlands.

In 2010 having recently finished military service in some of the most dangerous and demanding conditions in the world, a small group of ex-servicemen began to run small bushcraft and survival courses for those suffering with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Wild Survivor

Today, Wild Survivor has grown through positive referrals to become an team of military veterans, subject experts and outdoor instructors using their extensive experiences throughout the world to teach and inspire individuals in a wide range of skills including; survival courses, team-building, school trips, boot camps and staffing to activity centres throughout the UK.

We only work with small groups to ensure that everyone benefits from good time spent with our highly experienced instructors and leave with a positive learning experience.

As a company that was founded by veterans and relies on former military personnel to deliver our authentic and engaging outdoor activities in Shropshire and beyond, we are also proud to be committed to the Armed Forces Covenant.

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Building a shelter | WIld Survivor

Building Basic Shelters

In a survival situation, knowing how to build a successful shelter is extremely important in helping to keep you dry, warm and alive. Equally important as knowing how to build a shelter is knowing how to adapt your shelter building techniques depending on the weather conditions, the environment around you and the resources you have […]

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Upcoming Events

10:00 am Lads & Dads Weekend Survival Course @ Wild Survivor
Lads & Dads Weekend Survival Course @ Wild Survivor
Jun 15 @ 10:00 am – Jun 16 @ 12:00 pm
Lads & Dads Weekend Survival Course @ Wild Survivor
THE PERFECT GIFT! Treat someone you love to some quality time spent in the great outdoors! 15th – 16th June 2019 (Fathers day!) The course is designed by ex-military special forces veterans to teach individuals everything from the basics of lighting a fire, through to navigating by stars to safety. Price is for 1 adult[...]
10:00 am 1 Day Foraging & Cookery Course @ Wild Survivor
1 Day Foraging & Cookery Course @ Wild Survivor
Jun 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
1 Day Foraging & Cookery Course @ Wild Survivor
Take yourself out of the kitchen and into the Wild with our new 1 Day Foraging & Cooking course. Learn from the experts how to identify edible plants, prepare and cook wild meat and gather and filter water for drinking and cooking. In addition, learn how to whittle utensils to use in your outdoor kitchen,[...]
10:00 am 1 Day Woodland Survival & Bushcr... @ Wild Survivor
1 Day Woodland Survival & Bushcr... @ Wild Survivor
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
1 Day Woodland Survival & Bushcraft Course @ Wild Survivor
Ever fancied yourself as a bit of a Bear Grylls? Or maybe you’re more of a Ray Mears. Whatever your skill or ability, this 1 Day Woodland Survival and Bushcraft course promises to teach you a thing or two! The course is designed by ex-military special forces veterans to teach you all the key elements[...]


@OAShortHeath Well done guys! Thanks for coming - you were great!

About 2 months ago from WILD SURVIVOR's Twitter via Twitter for Android

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  • Excellent day out, lots of fun, friendly and knowledgeable instructors and interesting group of new friends. Definitely highly recommended!

    Fran Mackenzie Briscoe Avatar Fran Mackenzie Briscoe

    excellent day, really well run by a friendly, charismatic and knowledgeable team. very accommodating and understanding of our daughter's needs... read more

    Rob Winfield Avatar Rob Winfield

    I completed a weekend course with these guy's and had an awesome time. The two instructors were very knowledgeable and... read more

    Nik Bishop Avatar Nik Bishop
  • Great weekend, learned some new skills.

    Two great approachable fellas who ran the course.👌

    Paul Moore Avatar Paul Moore

    booked a stag do for 9 of us and had an amazing weekend, learnt a lot about how to uterlise... read more

    Charlie Bronson Avatar Charlie Bronson

    Just back from my stag do at wild survivor couldn't ask for a better weekend or better instructors can't wait... read more

    Jamie Moore Avatar Jamie Moore
  • brilliant weekend learnt new survival skills. two brilliant tutors. meet new friends. 10/10. Tarzan loved it. Thanks guys really enjoyed it.

    Karen Eastwood Avatar Karen Eastwood

    brilliant weekend great instrucors well organized

    Graham Humphries Avatar Graham Humphries

    Just back from a great weekend survival course. As well as building shelters and learning to make fire (who knew... read more

    Toby Mallinder Avatar Toby Mallinder
  • Great weekend, learnt a lot! Will be back for some more training! Cheers

    Matt Malkin Avatar Matt Malkin

    Had a great weekend. Learned so much about using available resources and practical skills you might need in a survivor... read more

    Tim Marriott Avatar Tim Marriott

    Just back from a 2 day survival course. Absolutely loved it, the guys at wild survivor just couldn't do enough... read more

    Jonathon Paine Avatar Jonathon Paine
  • Really enjoyed the day out! Loved making a shelter �

    Thomas Rigby Avatar Thomas Rigby

    Fabulous bushcraft day. Really enjoyed it.

    Would love to take my husband and 8 year old son... possible?

    Lisa Sinclair Avatar Lisa Sinclair

    My eight year old had a ball paddle boarding, kayaking and raft building. The staff were very attentive and accommodating.... read more

    John Jas Avatar John Jas
  • If this course is run by veterans your in for a great interesting time..been on some survival courses when in... read more

    Doug Hulme Avatar Doug Hulme

    Amazing experiences provided by top class ex military instructors!

    Sophie Talbot Avatar Sophie Talbot

    Had a brilliant time kayaking , paddle boarding and raft building . The leaders were great at getting my anxious... read more

    Emma Gwyndaf Avatar Emma Gwyndaf
  • Great day building shelters, a fire and a light bootcamp session � would recommend it �

    Michelle Hamilton Avatar Michelle Hamilton

    Fantastic weekend. Enjoyed every minute of it. Great instructors. Learned loads (hope I remember it all!). Damian's cooking is brilliant.... read more

    Chris Phillips Avatar Chris Phillips

    My two children just had the best day ever at Love2Stay water activities day of paddle boarding, kayaking and raft... read more

    Beatrice Tanglewood Avatar Beatrice Tanglewood
  • My son had a brilliant day kayaking, standup paddle boarding and raft building today. The instructors were great. Thank you. �

    Christina Laidlaw Avatar Christina Laidlaw

    Well in the words of my 8 year old son “best day ever” at the home education water sports day... read more

    Louise Warwick-Smart Avatar Louise Warwick-Smart

    Just back from a fantastic survival weekend, learning and doing things I’d never do ordinarily.....and loved it!! Great fun making... read more

    Maria Carmina Sewell Avatar Maria Carmina Sewell
  • Ruth and I absolutely loved this!

    - amazing instructors!

    - learnt some new & helpful life skills!

    - lovely company!... read more

    Jamie Deplacido Avatar Jamie Deplacido

    I booked a Survival day for 30 Home Educated children and although the weather just wasn't on our side that... read more

    Bev Leeson Avatar Bev Leeson

    Great time learning to skin and cut and of course cook a rabbit. Made myself a Gandalf walking stick (I'm... read more

    Paul Carroll Avatar Paul Carroll
  • A brilliant day with keen folk eager to learn.I look forward to my next day in July.

    Deb Nuttall Avatar Deb Nuttall

    Highly recommended. Our 11 year old Son had a fantastic day with Wild Survivor, and is desperate to do this again.

    Jo Elmes Avatar Jo Elmes

    Just back from a great weekend with Wild Survivor, the instructors were excellent and quickly recognised the abilities within the... read more

    Dave Crane Avatar Dave Crane

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