Drimlabarra Herb Farm
based: Isle of Arran, Scotland, UK
Offering a range of practical herbal medicine courses, individual herbal wellbeing consultations, and sustainable living workshops, with world recognised Traditional Medical Herbalists, based at a herb farm on the Isle of Arran, in Scotland.
| herb | Scotland |
based: Reykjavik, Iceland
Botanical tours in Iceland giving guests a taste of the very best that Icelandic nature has to offer, including diverse flora and fauna and scenic landscapes. While the summer is the prime time for flowering plants, they also offer a seasonal woodland tours to explore plant life in winter.
| botanical | herb | Iceland |
Dilston Physic Garden
based: Northumberland, UK
A variety of herbalism and herb related courses for all levels.
| herb | UK |
Dr Low Dog
based: New Mexico, USA
Courses in herbal medicine designed for medical professionals and herbal enthusiasts, with Dr Low Dog, who is an internationally recognized herbal expert.
| herb | USA |
based: Washington, USA
Programs focusing on primitive living and earth awareness including such skills as bow, and arrow making, cheese making, fire by friction, herbal soap making, animal tracking, traditional tanning and wilderness survival techniques.
| country crafts | herb | survival courses | soap making | USA |
Midwest Native Skills Institute
based: Ohio, USA
A wilderness/outdoor school offering a variety of courses in wilderness survival.
| survival courses | country crafts | herbalism | reiki | USA |
Garden Station (The)
based: Northumberland, UK
Wide range of short courses covering many garden and craft areas.
| country crafts | herb | gardening | UK |
SCOTLAND: Improving energy, stamina & immunity with herbs
A weekend course to lean to improve energy levels, stamina and immune health using herbs and herbal medicine. Also building your own herbal first aid kit. On this course guests learn to treat common ailments and make simple preparations for their own use. Includes details on the use of essential oils for infections. Based at a herb farm on the beautiful Isle of Arran in Northern Scotland, on site camping and caravan accommodation or off site B&B available.
The Travel-Quest herbal holidays section covers courses and tours with a very broad definition. This is not the place to find professional herbalism, herbology or herbal medicine courses leading to qualifications as as herbalist, but we do list short recreational courses and holidays aimed at people with a general interest in the subject, perhaps providing an introduction to herbs and their many and varied uses in medicine, beauty products and cosmetics, cooking with herbs and beyond. We also list holidays and courses covering herb gardening and the long history of the herb garden.