Forage with us in West Sweden this autumn

We’re planning to run a weekend foray based on our home island of Orust in West Sweden, where landscapes are beautiful and peaceful, and picking conditions ideal for finding a good variety and quantity of wild edible mushrooms, later this year. We have talked a lot about how lovely it is on our Derbyshire forays, and many people have asked over the years about coming over to Sweden. Now there is an opportunity to share this fantastic experience with us!

Dates: Fri 9 – Mon 12 October 2020

Price: £180 which includes 2 full days of forays on the Saturday and Sunday, one evening meal including wild mushrooms, plus some dried mushrooms to take home with you. Flights, accommodation, breakfast, lunches, other evening meals and transport to and from the accommodation/forays are not included. If you want to make the foray part of an extended trip, extra nights can be booked at our accommodation. Please contact us to arrange that.

Accommodation: Our summerhouse on Orust is in fact two fully furnished houses on the same plot of land, and there are a limited number of beds in the Grey House house which is next to the Red House, where we live when we are in Sweden. The Grey House has a king size double bedroom and a triple bedroom, plus a double sofa bed downstairs. These can be hired on a self catering basis for those dates (or longer if wanted). Price per night for the double room is £80 and for the triple room £90. The sofa bed is £20 per night. Shared facilities (shower room/toilet/washing machine; kitchen diner/lounge). Bedding and towels are included in the price. You can see details of the accommodation (NB: the Grey House only, as we will be staying in the Red House) here: We can also provide details of other self catering or hotel accommodation in the area on request.

Travel: to Gothenburg. If you are flying, Ryanair for example flies to Landvetter airport from Manchester, Edinburgh and Stansted. The island of Orust where we are based is approximately 1.5 hours away. It’s possible to travel to our property on public transport, and we are happy to provide more information about how, but we do recommend hiring a car as the quickest and easiest way to reach us, and can also provide details of a company we use regularly if required.

The maximum number of participants we will take will be 12 and to run the event we will need a minimum of 6.
If you are interested get in touch by email or give us a call on the mobile numbers listed on the contact page.