Forage and Feast

Forage and Feast

Join us on a foraging and cook out adventure. Trained and enthusiastic foragers to give you a walk and and a picnic with a difference. A real Lake District eye opener. Learn to live off the land and all about the health benefits of doing so. Then enjoy a delicious meal with your group cooked outdoors around the camp fire.

*** Only available from April to October ***

4 hours, dates and times are available on request and subject to availability. Lake District location to be arranged depending on the season and availability of the foraging expert.
2 people (minimium) £100pp
3 people £80pp
4 people or more £70pp


Why not include a Discounted Add-On* to this activity booking?

* Add-Ons are complimentary additions to a Main Booking, typically, these additional activities are carried out on the same day. Add-Ons are a shorter version of the same activity displayed on this website, they are meant to further your day's enjoyment. We can apply a great discount to Add-Ons, enabling you to get the most out of your day, so, why not treat yourself to a full day of rewilding with Full Circle!


Cacao Ceremony (2ppl min)£20pp
Guided Meditation (2ppl min)£10pp
Axe Throwing (2ppl min)£25pp
Breath Work and Wild Swimming (2ppl min)£20pp
Ghyll Scrambling (2ppl min)£25pp
Tree Climbing (2ppl min)£25pp

* All activities are subject to availability.

Full Circle Experiences   Book today by clicking the 'Book Online' link above and confirm your place on Forage and Feast
Alternatively, contact Katherine & Ben for more info:
E-mail  Call  015394 31213  or  07557 768 047

Frequently Asked Questions


What is the minimum age range

The minimum age for a participant is 5 for all activities except Packhorse Picnic (then it is 8) and Wild Woman Nature Retreat (then it is 14 unaccompanied). Children under 5 may come along if you think it is suitable, they can attend free of charge.

Do you need to be fit

You need to be reasonably agile and fit to take part in Guided Walks and Packhorse Picnic. However, we will support the people who are not used to hiking, climbing, balancing or yoga etc. (we take regular rests and adjust accordingly for beginners). Please call or email us and ask, we do our very best to include everyone.

Will I be safe

All our experiences take place outdoors, and when required, practice safe social distancing. All our facilitators are trained in first aid and carry first aid kits.  We never go up into the hills without a trained facilitator and we keep the groups small and intimate so that we can keep a careful eye on everybody taking part. Training and mindful regard is at the heart of everything we do.

Whats the maximum group size

Maximuim of 10 participants for any Full Circle Experiences and Wellness sessions.

What should I wear/bring

For outdoor activities:

  • Comfortable and warm clothing and lots of layers.
  • Waterproofs just incase.
  • Sensible walking boots or trainers.
  • Your swimming costume and towel if the event requires it.
  • A small rucksack with refreshments.


Were are the toilets

There are toilets at Rydal Hall and public toilets in Rothay Park in Ambleside.


Can I book a private group session

Yes, all activities are available to book for private groups.

Do I need to book in advance

Booking a Experiences / Wellness session in advance of your Lake District holiday booking is essential, as our activities sell out very quickly.

Can I book at the site

Yes, you can e-mail us from your Full Circle Holiday on, also, if you are staying elsewhere you may book with us.

What if there is adverse weather conditions

Adverse weather is defined by our own risk assessment.  An outdoor activity may be cancelled due to the unlikely event of adverse weather, no refunds will issued in this case and Full Circle Holidays Ltd cannot be held liable for any further damages.

What if I need to cancel

If you desire to cancel your Experience or Wellness session:

  • 28 days in advance of the event date, A full refund is retrievable.
  • 5 days or less than of the event date, no refund is given.
  • Within 28 and 6 days of the event date, only your deposit is retrievable.
An Experience / Wellness session can be rescheduled or transferred up to 5 days in advance of the event date.  The deposit ammount may be transferred and used against any of our accommodation units.

What if I need to change the time of the experience

Contact us and we will try our best to accommodate your preferred time.

Can I book accommodation and how

Please see our accommodation section on this website to book a yurt or cabin. Also, ask us about availability in The Hermitage where we have a holiday flat.

Where can I park

If you have booked one of our cabins or yurts then you will already have free parking.  You will also find parking in Rydal at Pelter Bridge and White Moss car park if you get there nice and early.  Miller Bridge car park at Ambleside has also been extended so get there nice and early and you should have no trouble parking there.  Its just a short walk then to our meeting point.  If the groups are small and located at The Hermitage then, there may be free parking on enquiry at The Hermitage.

Can I arrive by public transport

Public transport is the best way to travel to avoid parking blues and to do your bit for our beloved planet and countryside.  The bus will drop you right outside Rydal Hall or in Ambleside to walk to the meeting point.  Rydal is a lovely 1 mile walk from Ambleside.

Can I buy a gift voucher

There are 'Book Online' buttons on this website to take you through to buy a gift voucher.  Gift vouchers for our Experiences and Wellness session or even a glamping retreat will make wonderful unique gift for loved ones.

Can I bring a dog along

It is posible to bring along a dog, but please confirm this with Kathering before booking.


Where can I get food

For the Packhorse Picnic, Adventure and Wellness Day and the Forage and Feast, we will provide delicious and healthy food and snacks, you will be very satisfied.  Bringing your own packed food is ideal but there are plenty of amazing places to eat in Ambleside and Grasmere, though, we recommend that you prebook any restaurant.  There is a teashop at Rydal Hall that sells food and there is also The Badger Bar Pub and Restaurant at Rydal.

What else can I do in the area

Rydal is an amazing place where you can while away hours enjoying waterfalls, the lake, caves, woods and hills. You can also spend time in Grasmere and Ambleside, just a short walk or bus ride away and enjoy the unique shops, cafes and tourist attractions and walks.

Full Circle Activities

During your stay, why not treat yourself to a Full Circle adventure 'Experience' or a 'Wellness' session?
(also available to none-residents)

Packhorse Picnic, Adventure and Wellness Day
The Happy Ape
Meditate with Horses
Meditation and Breath Work in Nature
Calm Dogs Trust Training
Guided Walks
Forage and Feast
Breath Work and Wild Swimming
Axe Throwing
Cacao Ceremony
Peregrine Falcon Connection
Wildlings - School Holiday Activities
Campervan Touring Around The Lake District
Cabin Glamping Accommodation
Yurt Glamping Accommodation
Wild Woman Nature Retreat

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