Enjoy a full day out and take a fun country walk with a twist! You'll join a foraging expert and others on the Monsal Trail above Bakewell, where you'll learn how to identify edible seasonal plants, seeds, nuts, flowers and fungi. A delicious Peak District packed lunch will be provided for your 3-4 hour foraging session. Following the foraging you will return to the Hartington's School of Food and will be shown a cooking demonstration where you will be shown 3 gourmet dishes made with the foraged foodstuffs, and you'll even get to sample the dishes too!
On arrival you are given a tea or coffee and artisan biscuits along with a warm Peak District welcome from the owners. You will then go on a 3 -4 hour foraging walk on the Monsal Trail above Bakewell with renowned expert food forager Chris Bax. Chris will show you a wealth of wild hedgerow species that are free to forage and will enhance your food and cooking with stunning wild food flavour. During the foraging walk you will stop to take in the stunning Peak District scenery and enjoy your Peak District packed lunch. Whilst walking you will help Chris forage for food and this wild food will be taken back to the School of Food and used in Chris’s wild food cookery demonstration. On your return to the School of Food Chris will demonstrate how to incorporate some of the foraged foods into 3 delicious gourmet dishes, which you will get to sample. Complimentary teas and coffees are provided before you depart. This full day course is from 10am to 4pm
Your voucher is valid for 10 months. This package is for one person. This experience takes place on selected Wednesdays only throughout the year; please contact the supplier before booking to confirm availability for your chosen date. The experience lasts from 10am to 4pm. Please note that this experience includes a cooking demonstration only and is not a hands-on cooking class. All bookings must be made in advance, all dates are subject to availability.