Who Are We?

Meet the team!

About Us

At Devon and Cornwall Bushcraft CIC, we absolutely love helping people connect with the beauty of the outdoors. Our team of skilled bushcraft instructors is here to share their extensive knowledge and essential skills with you, making sure your time in the wild is both unforgettable and educational. Check out our exciting range of courses & events for a truly unforgettable experience!

Our Mission

Our mission is to empower individuals with the skills and confidence to thrive in the wilderness. Whether you’re a seasoned outdoor enthusiast or a complete beginner, we’re here to guide you on an exciting journey of discovery, self-reliance, and nature appreciation. Contact us to start your adventure today!

Jono Holland

Jono Holland


Jono grew up in the picturesque Devon countryside, enjoying adventures in the woods and rivers with his brother and friends. Upon relocating to Torquay in 1999, he further developed his self-taught bushcraft skills.

Over several years, he organized events on Dartmoor under his previous company before establishing Devon & Cornwall Bushcraft in 2018. Jono remains dedicated to promoting practical and eco-friendly practices within the organization.

Currently residing in Kingsteignton with his wife and four children, Jono leads Devon and Cornwall Bushcraft CIC activities across the Westcountry. He holds qualifications as an NCFE Bushcraft Leader, Mental Health First Aider, Level 3 Outdoor First Aid trained individual, Level 2 Safeguarding qualified professional, and has an enhanced DBS check.

Davin Foster

Davin Foster

Rural Skills Instructor

Davin’s lifelong love of nature led to skills development. Living and working on the land, he honed his craft with Devon Rural Skills Trust. Instructing in various techniques like hedgelaying, coppicing, hedgebank restoration, and coppice crafts earned him a Master Craftsman’s qualification in 1994.

With a deep passion for preserving traditional skills and tools alive, Davin actively engages in sharing his wealth of knowledge by regularly leading the Wednesday evening club.

Scott Harrison-Jones

Scott Harrison-Jones

Head Chef

Scott has a passion for the outdoors.  We first met him when he was bought a spot on a course as a present by his wife and we’ve been great friends since!

He has spent over 25 years delivering high end catering, running kitchens from Birmingham to Torquay, educating and catering nutritional meals for children over 52 schools across the South West and reaching the semi-finals of South West Chef of the Year twice.

In 2019 he set up his business, Shepherd Shack Catering
They offer a range of artisan, handmade deli items, a local takeaway service, cater events and weddings but most exciting of all, an outdoor fine dining experience!

Book onto any (subject to us booking him in time!) of our cooking courses & you’ll be treated to some superb food from Scott.  

Scott also provides the catering for our corporate and private booking events.