You could brush up on your map reading and compass skills

Whether you are after your first taste of using a map and compass, or you are a seasoned hillwalker looking improve your micro navigation or night navigation we have the course to suit you! All navigation training is led by qualified Mountain Leaders with worldwide expedition experience behind them.


If you make a new booking, you can request any venue of your choice, including venues not listed here. However our suggested  venues include:

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Pre requisites

Courses are offered at 3 levels:

  • Level 1 – Suitable for complete beginners- no experience required.
  • Level 2 – “I can make sense of a normal ordnance survey map to find my way around, even if I don’t use the compass”
  • Level 3 – A night navigation course: “I can use the compass to “set” or “orientate” the map and take a bearing.” Or: “I have completed the NNAS Bronze award.” Courses start at dusk and last for three hours. They are priced as a “half day” course.


One – Two people Three or more people Private Course Maximum group size
Price £ per person per day 69 (minimum of two people or one month’s notice needed for a new course date).

49 on selected discounted dates.

42 180 6
Price £ per person per half day or evening course 54 34 130 6

Dates and availability

The quickest way to see all our availability and special offers is to visit the online booking system now.

If you can’t find a date that would suit you, or for more information, please call Will Sheaff on 07941 645 520, or email will@wilderness-development.com