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Foraging and feasting at the follies.

July 20th

August 24th

September 21st

October 19th

 Discover the Joy of Foraging at Hawkstone Park Follies

🌿 Join Our Foraging Adventure 🌿

 Join us on a captivating journey through nature's hidden treasures "Foraging and Feasting at the Follies"! Embark on an immersive foraging walk, where you'll discover the bountiful wonders of the wilderness and gather an array of wild ingredients.  As you explore the enchanting landscapes, you'll learn about the fascinating history and diverse flora that surrounds you. Engage your senses and uncover the secrets of foraging, as you spot edible plants, aromatic herbs, and delightful berries and fungi tucked away in unexpected corners. 

After an invigorating foraging adventure, prepare to indulge in a delectable 3-course lunch that showcases the very essence of wild inspiration. A transformation of the ingredients gathered during the foraging walk into a culinary masterpiece, crafted with creativity and passion. Savor the flavors of nature as you dine in a picturesque setting, surrounded by the beauty of the Follies. Each dish will be a delightful surprise, showcasing the unique tastes and textures of the wild ingredients. From earthy mushrooms to vibrant wild greens, your taste buds will be tantalized with every bite. 

Immerse yourself in the magic of foraging and feasting, and experience a truly unforgettable culinary adventure. Whether you're a seasoned forager or a curious food lover, this event promises an extraordinary day of discovery, deliciousness, and connection with nature. Book your spot now and embark on a journey that will awaken your senses, expand your culinary horizons, and leave you with cherished memories of a truly wild experience. Don't miss out on this exceptional opportunity to forage, feast, and create unforgettable moments in the heart of nature.  Foraging and Feasting at the Follies: Where nature's treasures become a feast for the senses. 


Foraging Lytham Hall

September 15th

October 13th

November 9th

 Discover the Joy of Foraging at Lytham Hall!

🌿 Join Our Foraging Adventure 🌿

Uncover the hidden treasures of nature with Sam, our expert forager at the picturesque Lytham Hall. Whether you're a seasoned forager or a curious beginner, our guided walks offer a unique opportunity to explore and connect with the abundant wildlife and edible plants nestled within this historic estate.

Learn about the bounty to be found in autumn from fruits, nuts, seeds, leaves and most exciting mushrooms. Sam will teach you how to safely identify and harvest a range of delicious wild foods


Foraging Calderstones Park, Liverpool

September 8th

October 27th

 Discover the Joy of Foraging at Calderstones Park

🌿 Join Our Foraging Adventure 🌿

Uncover the hidden treasures of nature with Sam, forgetting you're in the heart of the city, Calderstones has more to offer than many country trails.

Sam will take you on a journey around the different habitats of the park showing you the best wild foods the season has to offer, from edible trees, plants and their leaves flowers, fruits and seeds and of course mushrooms. Sam will teach you how to safely identify the edible species from their toxic look a likes, how to safely, sustainably harvest our wild ingredients.


Foraging intro Hawkstone Park Follies

J uly 27th

 Discover the Joy of Foraging at Hawkstone Park Follies

🌿 Join Our Foraging Adventure 🌿

Step into the enchanting world of Hawkstone Park Follies and discover the art of foraging! Join our expert-led introduction to foraging tours and unlock the secrets of nature’s pantry within this breathtaking landscape of cliffs, caves, and woodland.

Why Forage with Us?


Night Time Fungi Hunt, Hawkstone Park Follies

 September 7th 

October 6th

 🌙 Enchanted Evenings: Night Time Fungi Hunt 🌙

Join Us for a Magical Nocturnal Adventure!

Discover the hidden world of fungi under the cloak of dark on our Night Time Fungi Hunt. Guided by expert forager Sam, who's passion is fungi, explore the mysterious and fascinating realm of nocturnal mushrooms in a truly unique and enchanting experience and then warm up with a cup of homemade wild mushroom soup and bread.

Why Join Our Night Time Fungi Hunt?

What to Expect



Please read to the terms and conditions below before booking on to a course, by booking it is assumed you agree to the terms 

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What to expect on one of my courses.

As an enthusiast and expert in foraging, I have designed these courses to offer participants a chance to reconnect with the bountiful gifts of nature. Whether you are a seasoned nature-lover or a novice seeking new adventures, these courses are tailored to cater to all levels of experience and knowledge.

Allow me to provide you with a glimpse into what you can expect from our Foraging Courses:

1. Expert Guidance: Learn from a passionate forager with years of experience who will share their extensive knowledge about local flora, fauna, and the art of sustainable foraging. You will gain valuable insights into identifying, harvesting, and utilizing various wild edibles and medicinal plants.

2. Hands-On Learning: Immerse yourself in an interactive and immersive learning experience. We will explore diverse landscapes, such as lush forests, meadows, and coastal areas, where you will engage in hands-on foraging activities. Discover hidden treasures as we uncover the wonders of nature's pantry together.

3. Ecological Awareness: Understand the importance of sustainable foraging practices and how they contribute to preserving our delicate ecosystems. Our courses emphasize ethical foraging, ensuring minimal impact on the environment while maximizing the benefits for both humans and the natural world.

4. Culinary Delights: Learn how to transform your foraged treasures into delectable culinary creations. Discover the art of wild food preparation through cooking wild dishes on my forage and feast events and sample mouthwatering tasters made from the ingredients I gather during my foraging expeditions. 

5. Community Building: Join a community of like-minded individuals who share a passion for nature and sustainable living. Connect with fellow participants, exchange experiences, and build lasting friendships as we explore the wilderness together.

Spaces for our Foraging Courses are limited, and bookings are filling up quickly! To secure your spot, please select the desired course dates. I have carefully scheduled courses throughout the year to accommodate different seasons and the varied offerings of each season.

If you have any questions or need further information, please do not hesitate to reach out to me personally at I am more than happy to assist you.

Don't miss out on this remarkable opportunity to embark on a journey of discovery, nourishment, and connection with nature. Book your spot on our Foraging Courses today!

I'm looking forward to sharing this incredible adventure with you. 


Can I have a refund?

Refunds are avaliable upto 30 days before the event start

I Can't make my course can I give the ticket to someone else?

Yes, though please let me know the name and any dietry requirements of your replacement (please be aware if its less than 2 weeks before the event I many not be able to cater for all dietry requirements)