Totally Wild UK

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Totally Wild UK Are A Unique Team Of Professional Foragers.

Our foragers running the Foraging Courses have years of experience and all go through our L3 Foraging and Wild Food Accreditation.

We cook plenty of Wild Food on our Foraging Courses so we’ve put our favourite Wild recipes and Identification guides in to the foragers cookbook to help you learn about the edible plants growing around us.

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Foraging Vouchers

Our Foraging Vouchers make a fantastic gift, they are valid for 12 months and can be used at any of our venues across the UK.

What People Say About Our Foraging Courses

Really impressed with the professionalism of your company. Well organised from start to finish with knowledgable guides and follow up at the end and a very good book too. I will definitely book again.

MadeleineForaging Guest

``Excellent Day``
We had a fabulous day out foraging with Megan in Barns Green. Along with perfect weather, we had all our questions answered and felt we left with a ton of knowledge.

I have already and would recommend for anyone to do this, a great day outdoors learning about nature.

Plus Megan cooked a fantastic meal in the woods at the end! 5*

Matthew HallForaging Guest

I’d like to thank Hazel and Totally Wild for organising such an interesting and inspiring event, which I enjoyed very much, as did my friend. This was a Christmas present from my son, and one which I will not forget.

The meal was amazing.

Anne LovellForaging Guest

Thank you for the swift delivery of the wild food box. We're loving it! so fresh, it's very wholesome to taste food from the wild.

FlorenceWild Veg Box Customer

I love cooking and recipe development, but had fallen out of love with food pre-lockdown. Your Wild Veg Box is helping me be so creative and I've really found my love of food, and myself, again. Thanks guys 🙂

SarahWild Veg Box Customer

Loving the Ingredients coming in to the restaurant from you guys, nicely packed and perfect to go. The produce calendar you send out has really helped us plan our menu much more easily too. Keep up the good work!

SteveHead Chef

Newest Mushroom Guides

Our mushroom foraging guides are here to help you to forage for mushrooms.

The best Wild Mushrooms to Forage for beginners

The best wild mushrooms for beginners The world of mushrooms and fungi can be an intimidating place for beginners so through this guide we’re going to look at the best wild mushrooms for beginners. Many of them look very similar and if you get it wrong there’s the risk of…

An Introduction to Truffles

Truffles, an introduction One of the most commonly asked questions when we are running courses is ‘Will we find any Truffles today?’ unfortunately my answer is almost always no, through this guide we’re going to look at An Introduction to Truffles incase you happen to be lucky enough to stumble…

Pink Waxcap (Porpolomopsis calyptriformis) Identification 

Pink Waxcap / Autumn / Winter / Edible Scientific Name Porpolomopsis calyptriformis Common Names Pink Waxcap, Ballerina Waxcap Family Hygrophoraceae Habitat They are found in unimproved fields and pasture, verges and church yards. Description  One of the rarest and most beautiful fungi in the UK. It was only removed from…

We’re here to help you learn the art of  Foraging

We’re here to help you learn more about foraging for plants, mushrooms & seaweeds and to develop your art of cooking with wild foods in a safe & superbly fun hands-on environment.

Our Newest Plant Foraging Guides

Our Plant foraging guides are here to help you to forage for Plants, shrubs and Trees.

Creeping Thistle (Cirsium arvense) Identification Guide

Creeping Thistle / Spring / Summer / Autumn / Edible A native, biannual member of the daisy family.  It’s the most common thistle found in the UK and the stems and roots can be eaten raw or cooked. Common Names Creeping Thistle, Canada Thistle, Field Thistle Botanical Name Cirsium arvense…

German Chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla) Identification Guide

German Chamomile / Spring / Summer / Edible German Chamomile is A non-native annual member of the daisy family, it can be used in the same way as the less common English Chamomile. Common Names Chamomile, Camomile, chamomile, German chamomile, Hungarian chamomile, Wild chamomile, Blue chamomile, or Scented mayweed Botanical…

English Chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile) Identification Guide

English Chamomile / Spring / Summer / Edible Chamomile A once common plant but due to habitat loss it is classed as vulnerable on the Vascular Plant Red Data List for Great Britain. We would therefore not recommend harvesting it in the wild. Common Names Chamomile, Camomile, Roman Chamomile, English…

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Our Newest Wild Food Recipes

We’re forever uploading new wild food recipes to share ideas for cooking the ingredients we forage.

Sorrel & Raisin Walnut Tarts

  With a sharp citrus flavour, which many people describe as a green apple flavour, this little green leafy plant was traditionally used to add sharpness to dishes, before we had access to lemons.  Great in salads, soups, sandwiches, sorbets or desserts like this one.  The added bonus is it’s…

Wild Rose Harissa

Rose Basking in the hedgerows or adorning our gardens, heady with fragrance so compelling & transporting, that for thousands of years, it has been associated with magic, mysticism, esoteric secrets, sacred sexuality, the emergence of a higher consciousness & divine feminine power. Whether it’s a savoury, as in the above…

Linden Blossom Empire Biscuits

Lime/Linden:  Tilia sp.    The Linden or Lime tree, spread across much of Europe, at the end of the last ice age, around 8000 BC. In fact, it was the dominant broad leaved species across much of England and Wales, not Oak, as many would believe. Once a common sight…

Foraging and Wild Food Videos

We’re forever uploading new wild food videos to share key tips for foraging and ideas for cooking the ingredients we forage.