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Sat, 06 Jul


Fox Covert

Hunting Through History

Take a journey back through the centuries & discover how man has always hunted.

Hunting Through History
Hunting Through History

Time & Location

06 Jul 2024, 10:00 – 13:00

Fox Covert, Sandy Gate Ln, Pontefract WF8 3DY, UK


About the event

Take a journey back through the centuries & discover how man has always hunted.

*Please note no animals will be harmed at this event, hunting techniques are for demonstration & education only*

Here we will take a close look at hunting techniques throughout history from early man right up to the modern age while we recreate some of these activities that have been crucial in our evolution.

At this event we will:-

- will look at traditional projectile hunting using and atlatl & bow

- creating our own atlatl & practicing it's use on the lawn

- focusing on passive hunting methods such as snares and traps

- learn to set & take down a functional hunting snare

- create your won traditional fishing spear

- learn to use safely use a rifle in the woodland setting

- discuss the legalities of these practices

- use a variety of common tools to create your own function pieces of equipment

Throughout this event you will have the opportunity to use a variety of traditional cutting tools in the woodland setting in addition to learning practical knots & rope work.

Recommended kit & equipment:

- Air Rifle

- Axe

- Bow

- Fixed blade knife

- Folding saw

At Fara Kanna Bushcraft, we want to make sure that everyone is able to fully participate in the activities we have planned.  That's why we provide all of the necessary equipment for our guests.  Whether you're a seasoned outdoorsman or a beginner, we have everything you need to make the most of your experience with us.  Our goal is to make sure that everyone feels comfortable, safe & fully equipped to #GoExplore & enjoy the thrill of adventure.

*Please be aware this event is for participants ages 18 years and over


  • Hunting Through History

    This ticket includes access to the woodlands, all planned activities & complementary drinks

    +£0.38 service fee



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