Welcome to Wild Survivor


We are an elite team of military veterans on a mission to build teamwork, strength of character, resilience, determination and the ability to overcome any obstacle in any situation. Our skills include; Corporate team building events, School Trips, Fitness Boot Camps, Mountain Expeditions, Survival courses and treks throughout the UK and abroad.

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 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 each instructor and leaves with a positive learning experience.


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Hypothermia – what it is and what to do

Hypothermia is the name given to the condition the human body experiences when its temperature becomes colder than the normal range. It is a dangerous and life-threatening condition that needs urgent treatment. The normal temperature of a human body is around 37oC, although it does vary slightly from person to person. The risk of hypothermia […]

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Upcoming Events

Apr
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2019
10:00 am 1 Day Woodland Survival & Bushcr... @ Wild Survivor
1 Day Woodland Survival & Bushcr... @ Wild Survivor
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
1 Day Woodland Survival & Bushcraft Course @ Wild Survivor | Telford | United Kingdom
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[...]
10:00 am 2 Day Woodland Survival & Bushcr... @ Wild Survivor
2 Day Woodland Survival & Bushcr... @ Wild Survivor
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am – Apr 7 @ 12:00 pm
2 Day Woodland Survival & Bushcraft Course @ Wild Survivor | Telford | United Kingdom
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 2 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 individuals everything from the basics[...]
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2019
10:00 am 1 Day Woodland Survival & Bushcr... @ Wild Survivor
1 Day Woodland Survival & Bushcr... @ Wild Survivor
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
1 Day Woodland Survival & Bushcraft Course @ Wild Survivor | Telford | United Kingdom
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[...]

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Reviews

  • 5 star review  Great weekend, learnt a lot! Will be back for some more training! Cheers

    thumb Matt Malkin
    8/05/2018

    5 star review  Had a great weekend. Learned so much about using available resources and practical skills you might need in a survivor situation. Making fire, filtering water, preparing food, navigating using the stars, building shelter etc etc. Damian and Pete were both experienced and enthusiastic about teaching us, and were happy to help us and answer questions. Would recommend to anyone with an interest in the outdoors. Very happy Thanks guys.

    thumb Tim Marriott
    7/08/2018

    5 star review  Just back from a 2 day survival course. Absolutely loved it, the guys at wild survivor just couldn't do enough for us. There was a few total novices within the group (myself included) and the instructors had the patience and know how to teach us all. I would do this again and would recommend to anyone. Even the food we ate was tasty and no one went hungry.

    thumb Jonathon Paine
    7/08/2018
  • 5 star review  Really enjoyed the day out! Loved making a shelter �

    thumb Thomas Rigby
    6/23/2018

    5 star review  Fabulous bushcraft day. Really enjoyed it. Would love to take my husband and 8 year old son... possible?

    thumb Lisa Sinclair
    6/10/2018

    5 star review  My eight year old had a ball paddle boarding, kayaking and raft building. The staff were very attentive and accommodating. The facilities are excellent and the on-site adventure playground was an added bonus for the children. Will recommend, thank you.

    thumb John Jas
    6/08/2018
  • 5 star review  If this course is run by veterans your in for a great interesting time..been on some survival courses when in the military and loved it..this course is a must you won't regret it

    thumb Doug Hulme
    6/06/2018

    5 star review  Amazing experiences provided by top class ex military instructors!

    thumb Sophie Talbot
    5/25/2018

    5 star review  Had a brilliant time kayaking , paddle boarding and raft building . The leaders were great at getting my anxious daughter to join in and we had the best day ! Fully recommend ��

    thumb Emma Gwyndaf
    5/18/2018
  • 5 star review  Great day building shelters, a fire and a light bootcamp session � would recommend it �

    thumb Michelle Hamilton
    5/17/2018

    5 star review  Fantastic weekend. Enjoyed every minute of it. Great instructors. Learned loads (hope I remember it all!). Damian's cooking is brilliant. Loved the grub. Would like to do more. Thanks guys.

    thumb Chris Phillips
    5/14/2018

    5 star review  My two children just had the best day ever at Love2Stay water activities day of paddle boarding, kayaking and raft building! Brilliant facilities, well organised and superb staff ( Hope and Will) who were fantastic with the children. My two can't wait to go again. A fantastic day.

    thumb Beatrice Tanglewood
    5/10/2018
  • 5 star review  My son had a brilliant day kayaking, standup paddle boarding and raft building today. The instructors were great. Thank you. �

    thumb Christina Laidlaw
    5/10/2018

    5 star review  Well in the words of my 8 year old son “best day ever” at the home education water sports day at love2stay with you guys. It was a fantastic day, fabulous venue, brilliant activities and lovely attentive patient staff. Cannot wait for the next event. Thanks so much! Would recommend you to anyone. This is the second event with wild survivors we have attended, the first was bushcraft and both were awesome �

    thumb Louise Warwick-Smart
    5/10/2018

    5 star review  Just back from a fantastic survival weekend, learning and doing things I’d never do ordinarily.....and loved it!! Great fun making our shelter and getting our fire going, and surprisingly I slept quite well! Spent the weekend with a great bunch of people too who all made it enjoyable. Thank you team, Damien and Pete �

    thumb Maria Carmina Sewell
    4/29/2018
  • 5 star review  Ruth and I absolutely loved this! - amazing instructors! - learnt some new & helpful life skills! - lovely company! - loads of garlic - easy to pick up and understand! - and amazing weather! All in all we have to say a massive thank you to everyone for an amazing weekend!

    thumb Jamie Deplacido
    4/29/2018

    5 star review  Amazing support for my son at a recent home education day. He struggled with the tasks but received clear helpful non judging help. I was very impressed. Great place. We’re going back for more.

    thumb Jane Grogan
    4/26/2018

    5 star review  I booked a Survival day for 30 Home Educated children and although the weather just wasn't on our side that day, they all had a fantastic time. We have now booked more activity days and looking forward to a lot more fun! Very friendly, helpful and highly recommended!

    thumb Bev Leeson
    4/26/2018
  • 5 star review  Great time learning to skin and cut and of course cook a rabbit. Made myself a Gandalf walking stick (I'm easily pleased) + alot of general bushcraft and knowledge shared. Definitely recommend.

    thumb Paul Carroll
    4/22/2018

    5 star review  A brilliant day with keen folk eager to learn.I look forward to my next day in July.

    thumb Deb Nuttall
    4/22/2018

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

    thumb Jo Elmes
    4/15/2018
  • 5 star review  Just back from a great weekend with Wild Survivor, the instructors were excellent and quickly recognised the abilities within the group giving those with no experience more attention and allowing others to try things on their own. Perfect location for a weekend experience, i particularly liked that I was allowed to go off and build my own shelter and fire and sort myself out for the night. Whether you've never been in a field before or like me you're ex forces but not done much for a while these guys can adapt to make your experience well worth while.

    thumb Dave Crane
    4/15/2018

    5 star review  Although the weather wasn't on our side we had a great day with the home education group. It was lovely learning survival skills. We all enjoyed getting involved. The instructors so friendly and professional. Thank you so much. Would highly recommend

    thumb Claire Wood
    4/14/2018

    5 star review  Such a great weekend! Learnt some really valuable skills and will becoming back next year. 5*

    thumb Alex Chester-master
    2/22/2018
  • 5 star review  Excellent, good group of knowledgeable lads - cant wait until the courses start again in 2018

    thumb Chris Lundregan
    11/25/2017

    5 star review  One of the best bushcraft and survival instruction company’s in the UK! You won’t be disappointed...Book now!

    thumb Glyn Smith
    11/15/2017

    5 star review  So much fun. Highly recommended. Really enjoyed being outdoors doing something different �

    thumb Natalie Hurdley
    11/14/2017
  • 5 star review  Just back from the BEST weekend in a very very long time! The whole set up.. from booking, meet and greet and content delivered by instructors was excellent. Big thank you too Ryan, he was full of knowledge and helped when you needed it but also left you alone when he recognised that you was capable. I felt very reassured of my safety at all times.. I highly recommend going on one of these weekends, you will learn so much about yourself! I will be back again.

    thumb Allhallows Caravans Kevin
    11/14/2017

    5 star review  Went along to an urban survival weekend with these guys and it was amazing.Full on all day,never dull and the guys were very knowledgable.will be deffo looking to book something else these guys offer. Thank you lads

    thumb Jack Meads
    11/14/2017

    5 star review  Something different, an excellent way to spend time with great friends! Thanks Wild survivor! �

    thumb Suzanne Campbell
    11/14/2017

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