Norfolk, Hunstanton, Foraging Course

Foraging Course Walk Holkham, Norfolk

Wednesday 29 April 2020 - 15 spaces left

Wednesday 24 June 2020 - 14 spaces left

Saturday 4 July 2020 - 15 spaces left

Sunday 5 July 2020 - 15 spaces left

Cost: £40 per person
Duration: 3.5 hours
Start time: 12pm
Other nearby courses in Holt, Norfolk, Holkham, Norfolk and Cambridgeshire 

 

The privately owned Hunstanton Park, is famed for its association with author P G Wodehouse, the creator of the much-loved Jeeves and Wooster characters. Within the parkland is woodland, waterways, pasture, and even ancient walled gardens, in which a range of species to discover can be found. 

The parkland is located on outskirts of the coastal town of Hunstanton and offers a wonderful place to learn about edible plants and mushrooms growing in the UK. 

This foraging course walk is easy to reach from Norwich, Fakenham, Sandringham, King's Lynn, Cromer, Swaffham, Thetford and Great Yarmouth.

At Hunstanton Park, you will discover how to identify some commonly growing foods to forage for, how to avoid poisonous lookalikes, and hints on where to look.

When we meet up, we will go through laws and safety points of foraging before heading out to discover the wild food in the area.

​The course includes:

  • an overview of foraging laws and safety best practice

  • exploration of the venue

  • introduction to a number of edible species 

  • instruction on how to tell edible species apart from poisonous lookalikes

  • tips on harvesting

  • information on where to find these species again

  • recipe ideas

  • wild food sample/s such as soup, jam, jelly, pesto, vinegar, cordial 

  • digital information sheet sent after the course
     

Any samples given are 100% plant/fungi-based or have a 100% plant/fungi-based alternative.

The exact meeting location and park access details will given two days before the course date.

 

Participants must be aged 18 or over - sorry, no children under 18 or babes in arms on this course.

 

Unfortunately, dogs are not permitted on the course.

We cannot guarantee what species will be growing on any given course date. As a rough guide, Springtime and summer courses should be predominantly plant focused, with mushrooms sometimes found; Summer courses should also have fruits and flowers to learn about, and Autumn courses should be mostly mushroom-focused with a small amount of plants available. Late summer and Autumn dates published from late April 2020