New events for 2018

These are our new events for 2018 unique team building experiences and challenges “The Hunted”, “Great Escape” etc.. They are part of our corporate experiences but are open to group bookings only. Please see the video below for more information: Read about all our corporate even[...]

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Queens Commonwealth Canopy- Maya 2020 Belize

Two Cornish based companies are pioneering a new approach to conserving tropical rainforest in Belize. Survival Wisdom and Selvana Ltd, who are both based at Mount Edgcumbe on the Rame Peninsula have joined together with a Belizean charity, Friends for Conservation and Development (FCD), to help sav[...]

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Crew Break World Records For Rowing

Coxless Crew Arrive after an epic Journey Congratultaions to the Coxless Crew, from all the team at Survival Wisdom. In true British traditions you have demonstrated a spirit and sense of adventure that has achieved an incredible feet of human endurance! I remember when we met a couple of ye[...]

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Team Support Specialist Forest Ranger Training Program Belize

Presentation to Survival Wisdom SW Team conducted a second visit to the Chiquibul National park, Belize, Central America. This was in support of the “Heart of Belize” project, which we launched 2 years ago. The Friends for Conservation and Development Rangers have the task to help prote[...]

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Protecting Doris and her Valuable Cargo

Last year after conducting the Coxless crews risk management and sea survival training here in Cornwall, the crew kindly requested that we could put our logo on the side of Doris, as one of the supporters of their incredible challenge. I promised that we would get something produced, as long as it[...]

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Build Your Own Adventure!

This year sees a new venue for our survival courses, the very beautiful Glenisla, Perthshire, Scotland. Following our extremely succesful VVIP course in the area in February, the team would like to announce that we will be holding Ultimate Survival Experiences in this incredible landscape. The team [...]

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“Luck Never Gives, it Only Lends” Scottish Proverb

With months of preparation, Scotland definitely lent us some beautiful weather and scenery in February, when the team deployed on a VVIP ultimate survival experience. Working with our partners at “Based on a True story” we worked hard to deliver a memorable adventure for our clients. The expe[...]

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Skycap Donates Quad Copters for “Heart Of Belize” Project

Learning to Fly Recently the team had a call from Steve and Pete from Skycap, with the great news that they would like to donate two Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to the "Heart of Belize" Project. Richard and Jason attended the training at the SKYCAP training airfield at Wisley. Pete Cullen from Sk[...]

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Happy New Year 2015 here we go!

Lady Overboard Like to wish all our followers, friends and family Wisdom a very happy New Year.  The 2014 year was an amazing one for the team, with some unique and amazing courses delivered!  The year brought us together with some amazing and inspirational people in amazing places.   [...]

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“Four Ladies and a 28 Ft Pink Rowing Boat!”

Got a call a few months from ago from a lady who said she has a team of lady rowers called the Coxless Crew and they are going to row across the Pacific Ocean in a pink rowing boat! Not every day you get a call like that, however recently at Survival Wisdom we have had to expect the unexpected w[...]

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Advanced Survival Trainer Course

We would like to let know about our new and exciting Advanced Survival Trainer course and qualification. The team have been developing a new and unique course, to pass on the skills and experiences that our trainers have built up over the last 60 years of training and operations around the world[...]

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A Very Special Guest: Actress Teri Hatcher

Last month we were privileged to host and train a very special guest, actress Teri Hatcher. Teri contacted us via our own John Hudson - having enjoyed watching his show Dude You’re Screwed in the US - to ask if the team would create a unique survival experience for her. The brief was to focus upon[...]

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Survival Wisdom at Mount Edgcumbe Cornwall

  The Survival Wisdom team are privileged to announce that we are now based at the unique and beautiful Mount Edgcumbe estate Cornwall. The estate consists of over 600 acres of Parkland with ancient woods and 40 miles of the incredibly beautiful Cornish Coastline. We will be running cours[...]

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Chiquibul National Park Belize Recce – Feb 14

The Survival Wisdom team, consisting of Richard and BAFTA award-winning cameraman Simon Werry, recently conducted a fact-finding mission to Belize. We met with numerous key organisations and people involved there, followed by a jungle visit to the Chiquibul National Park. Here we witnessed and docum[...]

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Get Noticed with Spot Tracker

The Spot Tracker is a highly versatile GPS tracking device. Excellent for any explorer or professional traveller. The tracker is very simple to operate, and has been proven globally by the Survival Wisdom team. We have personally used the tracker for many years and have operated it in some of the [...]

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Chiquibul Rainforest

Heart of Belize Expeditions 2014

This joint venture will be running several Scientific Support Expeditions in 2014 and we are now Recruiting for participants to join us and help conserve and manage the rainforests of Belize for a better future for all. Summary:  Las Cuevas Research Station (<https://remote.r[...]

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Royal Geographical Society Explore Conference

The Survival Wisdom Team will be at the Royal Geographical Society Kensington London, at the 2013 Explore conference and exhibition 16 17 Nov. The team will be with Chris Minty MBE, current Director of the UK based Silvanus trust and former Director Mediterean Plants for the Royal Botanical Gardens [...]

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New Jungle Parang Prototype

We've been working with Dorset Woodland Blades on a new Jungle Parang, full details on the Parang Blog's page.... The traditional Bruneiian Parang is a great design, perfect for the tasks it has to perform in the jungle. But the locally made ones have some weaknesses that we've tried to remo[...]

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Kalijunka Trigger

Siberian Deadfall Trap Video

  Our YouTube channel (survivalwisdomuk) has a how-to video for this trap. Go to the SurvivalWisdomUK channel to see this siberian deadfall trap in action. All components made on site during a recent training course, this type of trigger has been used successfully for years by Siberia[...]

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Into the Wilderness

The special survival edition of Shortlist is out. Read how they got on during their stay with us in the full article. Joe did really well in tricky conditions. Looks like his main course meal of crow was a bit much for his picture editor though!      

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Just back from working with the boys from Shortlist Magazine on their upcoming survival special. (more…)

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smoke generators

Signalling for Rescue

There are many excellent Personal Locator Beacons on the market, but if they're out of your price range... (more…)

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High Altitude Survival

Humans evolved to cope best at sea level, so surviving where the air is thinner is a double challenge. Herbal remedies exist.... (more…)

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Fog Catching

Even in the driest place on earth, you can find water if you know where to look.... (more…)

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