Beginners Navigation Courses




The 1 day Beginners Map and Compass course is primarily for those wanting to use a map confidently in planning a suitable walk, to understand all the features and have confidence that even if you do lose your way you will be able to recover. 

  • Plan a safe, suitable walk and estimate how long it will take
  • Understand map features and how they relate to the land you are walking in.
  • Orientate a map with or without a compass
  • Using contours to estimate the steepness of the land
  • Understand the basics of using a compass
  • Recover position when lost or unsure of your location.

The courses are held in Long Preston, near Skipton in the Yorkshire Dales.

Available Dates: April 8th, April 29th, June 3rd, June 24th, July 15th.

Each course will have a maximum of 6 and minimum of 2 participants.

Please email us direct ( if you would like to book a private day (minimum party size 4)



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