All Team

Jonathan Founded YDB around 4 years ago. He has travelled extensively throughout the Middle East, Canada and Asia, practicing Bushcraft and survival skills in some of the world’s most inhospitable environments.

Josh has been with YDB a little over a year now. He has a very keen interest in all things metal and fire. Josh does a lot of planning behind the scenes and loves spending time forging anything metal. 

Jack has just started his career in the great outdoors and brings a huge amount of enthusiasm to the team. Jack supports us on all expeditions and is an absolutely fantastic cameraman. Jack spends a lot of time mountaineering and caving in Yorkshire and Scotland. 

Tim has been with YDB for a number of years now. He joined the team after a long successful career in the British Army Airbourne forces. Tim brings a wealth of outdoor knowledge to the team, having operated all over the world. Tim holds Forest…

Millie joined YDB in 2021 and has a real passion for Outdoor Education. She already holds a degree in Primary Education, completed Bushcraft Competency training and is now studying towards a Masters degree in Outdoor and Experiential Education. Millie is one of our operational instructors…

Renuka Russel – I’m a Forager & Western Medical Herbalist with a particular interest in exploring how we can use medicinal plants and trees growing locally.  Renuka says; “I love being outdoors whatever the weather and run workshops, walks and community events to inspire others…


Remembering Rachel

Rachel joined YDB in 2019 and many of you will have enjoyed birthday parties organised by her and laughed with her at our other events. A much missed member of our team.

Kris Cameron – Bushcraft Instructor

Chief School Planner and Lead Instructor

Kris joined YDB in 2020 after working extensively in Canada and other regions of the world. Kris holds a Degree in Outdoor activity and leadership and has also successfully completed an 8 day Bushcraft IOL Training course. Kris delivers our cross-curriculum Bushcraft package throughout various schools and organizations.

About Us

Here at Yorkshire Dales Bushcraft we aim to make Bushcraft accessible to as many people as possible. You don't require any Bushcraft experience at all to attend any of our events.


Yorkshire Dales Bushcraft has a number of basecamps across the mainland and the Scottish Isles. Please check via the events page on our website for the location(s) of each of our experiences.


Office hours: 9:00am – 5:00pm Telephone: 07919 148210Email: [email protected]