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Mary’s Foraging Fascinates.

Our Foraging and Cookery Nature Camp was a delightful success.

Guests gathered early Saturday morning at a beautiful landscape setting in Westmeath with glorious views of surrounding hills, lakes and forests. The weather was windy, fresh and dry. Continue reading


Foraging & Cookery – Nature Camp

Our Foraging & Cookery in Nature Camp is set in a unique private location less that 1hr 10 minutes from Dublin City. A truly peaceful place of unspoilt natural beauty in Ireland’s Ancient East. Specially selected for its privacy, natural beauty and peaceful quiet surrounding with awesome views of the landscape and direct access to a beautiful enchanted forests and surrounding open green fields, hills and lakes.

This Nature camp will include facilitation in Foraging and Cookery with Mary Bulfin at ‘Wild Food Mary on Saturday 23rd.  She is gifted and passionate about nature and foraging.  Mary will take us on a walk in nature and talk to us about the various plants and wild herbs. She explains their benefits to our health and wellbeing and their place in Irish folklore. Mary will also use what is gathered to demonstrate cooking direct from nature over a log fire. A unique tasting experience!

Also Included and optional extra is mindfulness meditation on Sunday morning and a visit to local ancient sites before departing for home.

This location has access to woodland walks, and an abundance of nature and wildlife in the unique and beautiful surroundings.

Surrender to nature and allow nature to sooth and renew you while we provide the extra comforts to your stay.

“The clearest way into the universe is through a forest wilderness” John Muir

Cost: €130.00       Special Offer:  € 110.00 (Please read our booking terms & conditions before purchase)

Accommodation:  Bell tent and Beds and the extra comforts provided.

Structure:   Well-spaced free flowing activities are optional to provide you with freedom, space & flexibility to relax as you please in nature.

Activities:   Foraging Nature walk and Cookery including lunch.  Nature Meditation. Plenty of time to relax.  With option to visit local ancient sites before Sundays departure.

Included:  Foraging walk, talk and cookery.

Facilitation of activities.

Beds with sleep bag, pillow & blankets.

Bell Tent.

Basic Tasty meals cooked over camp fire.

Unlimited hot drinks and snacks.

Eco Toilets

Please read our booking terms & conditions before purchase.

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Reflections on a Nature Benefits Camp

So here I am rocking up to a Wicklow Wilderness destination on a Friday evening in late October. I am staying in a Tipi in a forest on an all-inclusive weekend organised by Nature Benefits in the hopes of reconnecting with nature and disconnecting from technology.

I think to myself, as I step out of my car into the autumn evening chill to open the forest gate, I must be mad, I’m going to freeze.
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