"With Llys Meddyg as base camp, estuary, seashore and forest habitats are all within a short walking distance." Countryfile Magazine | Top 10 Foraging Courses

Seashore & Hedgerow Foraging Course

Update: Jan 30th, 2018

 

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Seashore & Hedgerow Foraging Course

Dates available for private bookings, minimum of 4, subject to tides and availability. Please call reception if this interests you 01239 820008.

Time: 11am — 3pm
Prices:
Adult | £75 per person  (please call for rates regarding group bookings of 4 or more)
Child | FREE for children under 12 years old and £25 for children between 12 — 16 years old accompanying an adult on the course.
Tutors: Ed Sykes or Don Lawrence
Location: Llys Meddyg Restaurant & Rooms, Newport, Pembrokeshire

Course Details: You will visit some of our beautiful local beaches, and nearby estuary and hedgerows in a fun and informative wild food foraging trip. Dependant on season, you’ll be hunting for delicious and tasty wild food along the way, looking for the ingredients for your lunch!  You will learn how to safely identify and gather your finds, and then prepare and cook your foraged feast.

Essentials to Bring: Always best to dress for the weather, so remember your waterproof clothing, as well as comfortable walking shoes/boots or wellies. Bring a bag or basket to carry your foraged wild foods. Also a notebook, pen, camera, and bottle of water may come in useful.

What to Expect: A foraging trip, freshly foraged lunch prepared and cooked outside (dependant upon the weather), or back at base in Llys Meddyg. All refreshments included.

Seasonal Foraging Guide:

  • Spring: sea beet, sea kale, razor clam, alexanders
  • Summer: sea buckthorn berries, rock samphire, marsh samphire, sea purslane, sea beet
  • Autumn: razor clam, seaweed, sea buckthorn berries
  • Winter: cockles, mussels, oysters, winkles, sea spinach

Maximum Number on Course: 8 — 12
Age: The course is aimed at adults, though children are welcome. Children under 16 years old to be accompanied by an adult.
Accommodation: Please check availability upon booking. Prices for residential courses are detailed below.
Additional Information: Please advise in advance of any food preferences (i.e. vegetarian) or intolerances. Regretfully, courses may need to be cancelled if less than 4 booked per course.

Private Booking Available: Group bookings for four start from £300. Please contact us for more information.

 


 

Day Course: £75

Residential Course — One Night DB&B:
£160 per person (based on two sharing)
£170 per person (single occupancy)
Upgrade to luxury room from £15pppn

 


 

Please contact us or call us on 01239 820008 to make a booking.

 


 

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