The Glen Dye School of Wild Wellness and Bushcraft

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Our Wild Wellness and Bushcraft School offers classes in everything from guided river swims to foraging and survival skills. This is our niche, and we work with true experts that really know what they’re doing.

Set within 15,000 acres of woodland, hills, moors and endless burns and rivers, you can enjoy immersive experiences in the great outdoors of Kincardineshire. The Glen Dye School of Wild Wellness and Bushcraft runs all year round with a permanent programme of activities for all ages and abilities.

All classes are designed to be equal parts challenging, engaging, rewarding and fun. Our resident expert Pip will first guide you through breathing techniques and you will then alternate between the icy dip tank submersion and the soothing warmth of the wood fired sauna.

Meet YOUR INSTRUCTOR

PIP DELAMERE-WRIGHT
Pip is our resident Wild Wellness Specialist and Wild Swimming Instructor. Britain’s first female army commando, star of the TV show Alone and now part of Team Glen Dye.

She grew up in the Highlands, spending most of her time outside, exploring her parents’ woodland. She studied Sport Science and Human Biology before joining the Army and served widely.

“At Glen Dye I want to help others to gain exposure to -and ignite interest in- nature and the endless benefits of being outdoors. I truly believe that whatever your lifestyle, you must find time to look after yourself. Glen Dye is the perfect place to do this”.

Discover our Highland Paradise

The Glen Dye School of Wild Wellness and Bushcraft is located at the heart of Glen Dye at our iconic Sawmill which has been re-established into a brand new Explorer and Adventure Centre for our residential guests’ exclusive use.

Private sessions available

We’re often asked about group bookings. If you’re interested in a private session for groups, friends or teams we can tailor an exclusive package to your requirements. Email us to find out more.

Alternative days may available by request. Email us to find out more.

Stay in complete comfort

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Celebrate the changing of the seasons at Glen Dye

A celebration of autumn

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A photo taken of Max, at one of our seasonal feast events.

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Our resident chef Pippy, preparing food for a seasonal feast event

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