Join us on 22nd - 25th August 2024
Powderham Castle, Devon

The UK’s Ultimate Family Adventure with Bear Grylls Book Now

Military Style Games

Children taking part in an obstacle course

Without giving too much away, Commando Challenges are totally unique and fun team-building exercises created by Commando Experiences founder David Fairbrother. Participants can expect competition, teamwork, problem-solving, critical thinking and water! […]

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A commando teaches a group of children how to make a fire

During our Commando Experience participants learn the basics of fire making and fire safety before working in teams to create their own supervised and controlled fire. This activity has proved to be a massive hit with all age groups. […]

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Survival Shelter

A child shelters under a canopy whilst an adult instructor watches

The singular most basic, yet important step of a survival journey. Seeking cover from the elements, be it a natural or a scavenged shelter, jungle, desert or snow, the basics are the same, can you do it in time and avoid getting wet and blown away from our very own ‘storm cloud’?! […]

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Children applying camouflage paint to their faces

Camouflage & concealment, stealth movement, and marksmanship all come together in the stalk. Learn from the very best real-life experienced commandos. How to be unseen, how to move, camouflage up, grab a paint gun & stalk the prey, If you make it to within range can you hold your nerve?…. 1 shot 1 kill? […]

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Commando Assault Course

Now in its 3rd glorious year, the homemade, ‘on tour’ blend of skills and fitness, brawn and brains, all required to get around the course in record time and win the coveted Gone Wild Champions Trophy, go hard or go home! […]

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Commando Paintball Ambush

A group take part in a paintball activity

Patrol and fight your way out of “ambush alley’ the notorious strip of land situated in Death Valley at the very edge of Gone Wild land! Learn ambush and anti-ambush drills from former commandos, learn weapon drills, get suited and fit your helmets, grab the pump action paint guns and fight the enemy. Thin rounds […]

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Commando Close Quarter Battle

A boy aima an airsoft gun at a shooting range.

How fast are you? On the whistle, set off down the range engaging targets as you go, starting with an M4 rifle, before transitioning to a Gas-powered Glock pistol. Do you have what it takes to take down the targets in the quickest time before your time runs out? […]

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Paracord Bracelet Making

The humble paracord bracelet, worn by explorers and adventurers everywhere. Learn to make one up, fit it to yourself and walk away safe in the knowledge that a little bit of survival kit is always with you, love from Gone Wild Survival Village. […]

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Regains & Knots

A little bit of Bear, survival and the command course blended together in the one simple, yet dreaded commando training exercise: The Regain! Commando crawl across our terrible chasm on a thick hessian rope, if you lose your balance, you’re hanging below, tired, scared and alone. We’ll teach you how to regain your place back […]

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