Woodland Oak Retreat

Join us in the woods for a wonderful collaboration with Surrey Art School!

October 24, 2021

Start Time
11:00 am
End Time
4:00 pm


£130 per person

incl. VAT

The Woods

The Salt Box

Red Oak Barn

Priory Farm Estate

South Nutfield

Surrey RH1 4EJ

What's Included

Hot and cold drinks

Seasonal Lunch by The Salt Box

Sweet treats throughout the day

Selection of art workshops by Surrey Art School

Goodie Bag

Take a mindful walk in the woods with us as we explore the magic of the mighty Oak tree. 

Moving from root to tip, we’ll learn how to use the oak’s natural ingredients to make and explore the myths, magic and history of the Oak – so deeply rooted in our culture.


The day will include:


A mindful walk in the woods.


Sweet treats and freshly brewed local coffee and herbal teas.


Fire lighting.


A fire side meditation and mindful looking exercises.


An Oak Gall Ink Making workshop followed by a woodland inks painting workshop.


A Woodland Feast cooked up over Fire.


Working with clay and natural materials, creating our own ‘tree spirits’ and exploring the language associated with runes, working with a selection of dip pens and ink.


Fire-side storytelling.


A beautiful woodland goodie bag.


TBT (To be tasty)

Our menus are best suited for flexible, adventurous eaters with a strong focus on seasonally and locally inspired ingredients, including wild and foraged foods sourced from nature’s larder.

Dietary Requirements

Please note the woodland feast will be a vegetarian meal.

Please Note

Our woodland location is a 4-5 minute walk from the parking area, with a section uphill.


This event takes place in the great outdoors, therefore please ensure to wear suitable clothing and footwear.


The event will take place in our Woodland Shelter, with cover in the event of wet weather.

Surrey Art School

Book Your Seat

Please note our Cancellation Policy is 30 days, find out more in our Terms and Conditions.

Are you gifting this experience to a family or friend?

Once you’ve booked your seats, we have a selection of Gift Options available:

Our personalised printed gift vouchers help you deliver the gift of your Salt Box experience with a hand-printed voucher. 

Perfect alongside a Cookery Course Experience Gift Voucher, includes a selection of signature Salt Box items plus a Gift Voucher. 

About Us

Sustainably minded cooks dedicated to curating unique Feasts Over Fire and Cookery Workshops

The Salt Box is a celebration of seasonal food and open-fire cookery through the coming together of people beneath the trees, creating delicious food from nature’s humble ingredients. We celebrate locally sourced and wild ingredients through our wide range of courses and dining events, in the great outdoors surrounded by crackling fires.

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