Coastal Foraging experiences is hosted by Craig Evans.

“In a corner of Wales, one man and his dog are taking food in the wild and foraging to a new level, showing the world how it’s done through their own YouTube channel.” 

Craig Evans has a life-long passion for sea life and it’s environment; and a keen interest in all aspects of our localities.  Coastal Foraging offer both enjoyable and informative foraging experiences, with the opportunity to cook some of the delights that are discovered on your day on a hand-made Solva Stove (a.k.a. Swedish Candle).

About Coastal Foraging

Craig takes walks along the coasts of Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire and finds ingredients to cook up a feast right there and then – proving there are rich culinary pickings on the beach, from mussels to plants and crabs.

Since learning to read I have actively sought out all information I could gather on the coastal wildlife and environment”

Craig grew up in the semi-rural Amman Valley on the slopes of the Black Mountains of Carmarthenshire, from a very young age he was taught how to pick wild foods such as mushrooms, wimberries (bilberries), blackberries, tickle trout and accompany my father to the coast to collect cockles.”

Following my 12 years as an RAF aircraft engineer, 17 years working for a major high street bank and having very recently sold my woodland after 8 years of management, I am now embarking on a career to share my knowledge and passion with the wider world.

My hope for the future is to educate the wider world about our fantastic coastal environment and promote it’s conservation, and to inspire people to pass on any knowledge gained down through future generations. Drawing people to the area will also, hopefully, promote the local area and benefit the local communities.”

Craig Evans

If you like to see more of what Coastal Foraging do, please CLICK HERE to view their YouTube channel. Don’t forget to like and subscribe!

Q What foraging experiences do you offer?

Coastal Foraging offer: Classic Course, Extreme Low Tide and Special Interest courses. To find out more, visit www.coastalforaging.co.uk for more information

Q Do you offer gift vouchers?

Due to popular demand, Gift Vouchers are now available for Classic and Extreme Low Tide Courses. These are priced at:

Classic - £80 per person (children 16 and under go free)

Extreme Low Tide - £120 per person (children 16 and under go free)

For larger groups, please get in touch to discuss your requirements.

Your voucher will arrive in the post within a few days, along with a complimentary copy of the Pembrokeshire Wildlife Factsheets book

Q What if the weather's bad

The courses will continue except in exeptional weather. You will be informed of any cancellation prior to the course date. Course attendees should dress appropriately.

Q What if I'm allergic to shellfish

Any allergies should be disclosed during the Meet & Greet where you will be advised accordingly

Q Can I take my foraged items home?

Yes, you can, however, due to Coastal Foraging conservation policy, They would strongly suggest that you don't take more than for your immediate personal need.

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