Tangled Woods

Welcome to The Tangled Wood

The Tangled Wood is a magical area, a hidden gem within The Big Retreat Festival.  Filled with ancient trees and secret pathways, its place of discovery, song and connection with nature


Join us for an unforgettable adventure in the wilderness of our Bushcraft Workshops.. Immerse yourself in the art of survival and learn essential skills like fire-making, shelter building and spoon carving.

Unleash your inner explorer, connect with nature , and gain valuable knowledge for our expert instructors.

Axe Throwing

Unleash your inner warrior 

Join us as we dive into the ancient art of axe throwing , combing precision, skill and a whole lot of fun. 

Build confidence, focus and concentration skills as you refine your axe throwing abilities. 

Forest Bathing

Embrace the healing powers of nature, 

Indulge in the therapeutic benefits of forest bathing and unlock a world of harmony, improved mood, and reduce stress. Soothe your senses, awaken your spirit, and let nature work its magic on you

Foraging Walks

Explore the wonders of nature on a foraging walk.

From wild edible plants to fascinating fungi. Garry will unravel the secrets of the forest.

The Magic Teapot

Nestled in the Tangled Woods is The Magic Teapot.

We welcome you into The Magic Teapot with tunes and smiles. Not only are they all singers and musicians, but they will also serve you an excellent cuppa.

We have piano maestros, singer-songwriters, guitar heroes, folky banjo players, accordion-squeezers and a whole array of other instruments amongst our players. With singalongs and jams late into the night


Environmental Art

Lead by The Cymbrogi Futures Team .. you'll have the chance to craft your own story with environmental art