4 element (4E) programme

Various dates between Mar 31 & Nov 4
Dartington Estate & Totnes
See below for timings & costs

Take an elemental journey with WildWise this year through a diverse new course activity programme that will offer an elemental perspective on your connection to the natural world. Courses in woodcraft, bird language, wild foods, firecraft, and canoeing on the river Dart will deepen your affinity with Earth, Air, Fire and Water whether through skills-building activity or through deep nature connection.

** Special Offer **  Book 4 courses and get 20% off the total cost. 
    NB these events can also be booked individually by following the links below.

Courses included are:

Earth:  Cut, Carve & Whittle  - Dartington estate - July 1st - £35/£5 adults/kids

EarthSeashore Edibles - East Prawle - May 13th - £35/£5 adults/kids

Air: Other Voices - Dartmoor - May 26-27th - £105 per adult/child over 12

Fire: Firecraft - Dartington estate - Nov 4th - £35/£5 adults/kids

Water: Wild Foods by Canoe - River Dart, Totnes - May 6th - £55/£15 adults/kids

Water: Nightpaddle on the River Dart - River Dart, Totnes - Mar31, May5, Jun 30, Jul28, Aug18, Sep29 - £35/£12 adults/kids

Event Leaders:

Chris Salisbury - Chris founded WildWise after many years working as an education officer for Devon Wildlife Trust. With a background in the theatre, a training in therapy and a career in environmental education he uses every creative means at his disposal to encourage people to enjoy and value the natural world. He has worked with Ray Mears and John Rhyder, amongst many others.

Sam Kouzarides: After studying Conservation Sam worked as a ranger for the National Trust where he developed his passion for outdoor education work. Supported and inspired by training in the Art Of Mentoring with the 8 Shields Institute, and WildWise’s Outdoor Leadership Foundation, Sam’s work includes teaching, nature connection mentoring, running bushcraft and nature connection events; conservation work and tree surgery. 

Cancellations: The events will go ahead come rain or shine. Sorry no refunds or transfers if you are unable to attend. Please see our terms & conditions for further information.

To take advantage of this offer:

  • Email us here - please specify which courses you are interested in and how many places required or
  • call us on 01803 868269.