Our Most Popular Course - UK Wide - No Experience Required

Chunky, warm and comfortable sleeping bags - Available From Stock

Excellent Starter Course For 7-16 Year Olds and Adults Attend For FREE

Zero to Hero in Five Days - No Experience Required - UK Wide Locations

Mora Bushcraft Survival Orange with Firesteel Only - 

Coastal Survival with Trueways - An Amazing Experience

Available in a range of colours

Knives, Firesteels, Outdoor Cookware - We have the full range


Welcome to Trueways Survival

The UK's Number One Provider of Wilderness Survival Courses

Trueways Survival offers Survival Courses, Canoeing, Survival Expeditions and Bushcraft Courses founded on the tried and tested principles of its most senior team member, Head of Operational Research 22 SAS - John 'Lofty' Wiseman.

Woodland Survival Course Urban Survival Course Coastal Survival Course Survival Course For Kids

Advanced Survival Course 
Fire Lighting Bushcraft Course Shelter Building Course Map Reading and Navigation Course

Trueways Canoeing and Mountaineering Expeditions

Canoeing In Scotland Canoeing In Wales Mountaineering in Scotland

Trueways Worldwide Survival Training

Anti Poaching Course Urban Survival Course  Arctic Survival Course

Trueways Survival Private and Corporate Courses

Survival Stag Hen Night  Team Building Course

Designed and structured by SAS Legend John "Lofty" Wiseman, Lofty served 26 years in the SAS and is publisher of the massive bestselling book - The SAS Survival Handbook, along with Lofty our instructors will teach you these skills in a safe, friendly and structured manor enabling you to learn Survival Skills.  

Established over 10 years, Trueways offers more survival courses to more people than any company in the UK. We are one of the longest established Survival School employing some of the best instructors available.

Trueways provides adult and family based Survival Courses throughout the United Kingdom. We offer a comprehensive range of Survival training courses, covering a wide range of skills from basics to very advanced. We also have courses dedicated to teaching young people of today with the award winning Trueways "Young Survivors Course". This dedicated Survival Course for Kids can cater for all ages from 7-17 year old.

Our courses range from a 2 Day Basic Survival Skills Weekend to 11 Days in the Arctic, or if you prefer 3 Days Mountaineering in Wales to 6 Days Canoeing and Survival in Scotland. Here at Trueways we can provide you with the ultimate outdoor experience.

Buy A Survival Course as a Gift.

All Our courses are available as a gift pack - the ideal christmas present for the outdoor enthusiast. All gift packs include a Trueways course voucher, a MoraKniv Survival Knife and a Viper Survival Tin.



Call 0800 043 0832 for more details

As the UK's Number One supplier of Survival Courses, Bushcraft Skills Courses and Adveture Experiences we can offer more courses than any other provider.

Our Survival Courses and Wilderness Skills Expeditions are graded to help you decide which course is for you.

Below is a list of our available courses. Click here for our full course calendar.

Level 1
2 Day Survival Course For Kids aged 7-14 Year Olds - Open to All

Level 1A
3 Day Advanced Survival Course For Kids aged 12-17 Year Olds - Must have completed Level 1
5 Day Advanced Survival Course For Kids aged 12-17 Year Olds - Open to All

Level 2
1 Day Advanced Fire Lighting
2 Day Advanced Survival Shelter Building
2 Day Basic Woodland Survival Skills
2 Day Urban Survival & Preparedness Survival Skills
2 Day Map Reading & Navigation Skills
2 Day Coastal Survival Skills
3 Day Extended Basic Survival Skills
3 Day Medical in Survival Skills

Level 3
3 Day Advanced Survival Skills - Must have completed Level 2
5 Day Basic to Advanced Survival Skills

Level 4
7 Day Advanced Survival Skills - Must have completed Level 3

Trueways Courses Overseas - Minimum Age 18
5 Day Urban Survival and Preparedness In Croatia
8 Day Arctic and Cold Weather Survival Adventure
11 Day Anti-Poaching and Bush Survival In South Africa

Trueways UK Expeditions - Minimum Age 18
3 Day Welsh 3,000 14 Peak Mountaineering
5 Day Canoeing & Survival on Loch Shiel
5 Day Canoeing & Mountaineering in Torridon
6 Day Canoeing & Survival in Inverpolly

More Information about Trueways Survival and courses.

All our courses are designed to be practical hands on in a fun and enjoyable environment. You will not be asked to do anything you're not happy with and we do not kill any living animals.

UK Survival Courses Lighting A Signal Fire     

Building A Survival Shelter 

Trueways instructors rank as some of the best in the world, we will ensure you have a great time, learning Survival Skills, Canoeing in Scotland or Mountaineering in Wales in a safe and professional environment.

Our UK Survival Courses are currently run in the following locations :-

Walton On Thames - Surrey
Cranleigh - Surrey (Urban and Map Reading Only)
North Perrott - Somerset
Bordon - Hampshire
Ringmore - Devon (Coastal Only)
Cannock - Staffordshire
Ripon - North Yorkshire
Loch Shiel - Scotland
Torrindon - Scotland
Snowdonia - Wales

These sites and instructors can also be booked for a private course (min 8 people) or a corporate team building event. Please call 0800 043 0832 for more information.

In addition to our UK Courses we also run courses in the following countries

Urban Survival - Coratia
Anti-Poaching and Bush Survival - South Africa
Arctic and Cold Weather Survival - Sweden

We look forward to seeing you on a Trueways Survival Skills course for more information please feel free to call us on 0800 043 0832

Survival Course Camp Survival Shelter

Relaxing on the 2 Day Basic                 Home for the night on the 5 Day

Coastal Survival Skills 

Coastal Survival Skills in Devon            7 Day Advanced in Cumbria


Les rhino spotting in S.Africa               Road Block on the Anti-Poaching Course

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