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Basic Navigation Skills: Testimonials

Thank you for providing an excellent course and teaching me so much about basic navigational skills. I now feel confident to work with our young people and support them through their DofE course

Andrea Provan

Basic Navigation Skills

Pathway to freedom in the outdoors

Cost £70 inclusive of VAT


Outline of the Day

Meet from 9am for a 9.30am start, maps and compasses will be provided for use during the day. We can also provide waterproof clothing if required. Ratio of 1 instructor to 6 candidates (max). Between 9.30am-4.30pm we will cover between 5-10km (3-6 miles), with rest stops including a coffee shop along the way and opportunities to put learning into practice and ask questions.


Course Content

This course covers all the basic navigation skills needed to help you feel confident in the outdoors. We will cover understanding an Ordnance Survey Map, including symbols, scale and height, as well as route planning, planning your day and how to use a compass. This course is for beginners or people wanting to sharpen their skills, so if you've never used a map or compass before have no fear this course is for you.


Dates and Venues

Date                               Venue

24th February 2024.      Rivington

13th March 2024           Barley

17th April 2024.             Cheshire

22nd May 2024.            Rainford

15th June 2024.            Wirral

20th July 2024.              Barley

10th August 2024          Rivington 

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