october, 2021

21oct10:0013:00Event OverIntroduction to Foraging - LondonHampstead Heath10:00 - 13:00 Hampstead Heath

Event Details

Join a Totally Wild UK professional forager to learn the art of foraging and to discover the vast range of wild edibles lying all around us before enjoying a delicious wild food meal. 


Whether you’re a beginner or someone who wants to deepen their knowledge, our three-hour foraging walks are the perfect way to learn all about wild food.

To begin, we will go through the basics of foraging, how we got started and some of the best practices we’ve found along the way.

We will then head out on our walk to discover what exciting wild foods are growing nearby from flowers to fruits, fungi, seaweeds & tubers – there’s plenty to find. We run our courses throughout the year so you can experience the changing habitats and plants through the different seasons. 

During the foraging event, your professional forager will introduce you to a vast number of edible species; giving you tips on harvesting, correct identification and possible look-alikes as well as a huge range of cooking ideas.

You will have an opportunity to taste a range of pre-made wild food tasters from syrups, flavoured salts and alcohol infusions.


You will be provided with a number of things to help you to continue foraging in the future.

  • Totally Wild UK foraging tote bag
  • A follow-up email providing details of what was foraged on the day


Ultimately bring along anything you feel necessary for a day outdoors. We will be outside for the majority of the course during rain or shine. We do advise the following items:

  • Suitable clothing for the predicted weather (an umbrella if it’s predicted rain)
  • Sturdy footwear
  • A drink – some wild flavours may be strong and water is always advised for a days foraging
  • Snacks should you feel the need for them during the foraging walk
  • A pad or paper should you wish to take notes



Children are welcome on our courses, children under the age of 12 are free to attend – 1 child per paying adult. Please make sure to add a note to your order or message us directly so we can prepare food for them.

Well behaved dogs are welcome at some of our venues. Please message us if you have any questions.

Different ingredients can be found through the changing seasons and vary from season to season and venue to venue, this is the joy of foraging and eating truly seasonal ingredients 🙂

Our foraging events take place outdoors giving you a true outdoor experience, this means they will be taking place in rain or shine.

Finalised course details are sent out on the Monday before the event to the email address used during the booking process. This email will include:

  •  Finalised and specific meeting location and details
  • An introduction to your forager for the day

If you have not received this email on the Monday before the event please contact us. On the odd occasion our email can fall into your junk folder so please check there first. 



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(Thursday) 10:00 - 13:00


Hampstead Heath


Totally Wild UK

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