Amara Bushcraft

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Based in the North East of Scotland, we aim to provide the very best in bushcraft, natural survival, and wilderness living skills courses for all ages and abilities.

We have many years experience not only teaching these skills but also living with them and are committed to continue to practice what we teach in order to provide the very best in outdoor living skills education. We offer a fun, friendly and safe environment for all.

We offer a wide range of fantastic Bushcraft, Survival & Crofting courses, training and expeditions to meet your needs, including courses and training for children, adults, groups, schools and all abilities.

Our Bushcraft & Crofting courses can cover a wide range of subjects and are run over 1 day or more at our own purpose built centre or at carefully selected locations. These are NOT BOOT CAMPS or run in a military style, but are an enjoyable and educational experience run in a friendly and fun manner. 

In order to provide you with a high level competency, we concentrate on practical skills backed-up by sound knowledge and advice

All of our courses and teambuilding events have been specially des​igned and constructed to ensure that our clients receive the maximum benefits from our professional instruction.

We have a high level of experience and expertise, which enables us to teach a very expansive range of subjects, to many to list on here. Therefore if you require a course or event which is not listed on this website, please contact us to discuss your specific requirement


Amara Woodland Croft is a 22 acre mixed woodland and pasture bought in August 2014 by Lolly and Nic (us!!). The site sits in beautiful Scottish countryside on the outskirts of Huntly, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. We are on the doorstep of the Cairngorms and the area has extensive forests and woodlands with beautiful walks and wild areas.