Coronavirus information

Published 11 March 2020 - updated 22 October 2020


The Foraging Course Company is carefully monitoring instructions from the British Government and NHS regarding the current Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak. 

All courses listed on our site are going ahead following Government Covid-secure guidelines and regulations, as well as venue requirements, applicable at the time of running. This may include, but is not limited to, non-contact temperature readings taken from the forehead, regular hand sanitising on courses, social distancing, wearing of face (nose and mouth) coverings when in close proximity, and non-attendance of participants potentially exposed to the virus. 

Covid-secure Guidelines

Although we have been following Covid-secure guidelines all year, please note that these will become law (as legal obligations) from Thursday 23 September 2020. Anybody who does not abide by the guidelines will be asked to leave the course and will not be entitled to a refund or compensation.

Rule of Six

The Government has confirmed that organised outdoor activities such as our courses are unaffected by the law changes that came into effect on Monday 14 September 2020 regarding the restriction of social gatherings to six persons. The exception to this is that a group of friends/family attending one course together is restricted to six persons. 

Local lockdown and socialising restrictions

If you reside in an area that is currently under local lockdown measures, you may be restricted from socialising with people outside of your household. This means meeting up with people you know or are related to in a social capacity. If you are under these restrictions and meeting up with somebody on a course who is not part of your household, please let us know as much in advance as possible: email us.


Following current Government guidance regarding meeting outdoors and outdoor events, we are also able to offer in person private courses in permissible situations For information, please email us

If there have been any changes to your course, you will be sent an email by a member of our team. Please check your spam folder. Pre-course information emails, including regulation requirements, will be sent two days before your course. 

Form more information visit NHS or British Government websites