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Top 5 weekend walking courses

Make the step up with a weekend walking course in one of the UK’s greatest outdoor destinations. From winter walking in the Scottish Highlands to testing your skills in the valleys of Snowdonia, there’s no better way to discover a region than exploring by foot.

Maybe you’re looking to improve your skills for an overseas trek or perhaps just wanting to try something new in your spare time, whatever your reason, it’s time to grab your walking boots and explore the great outdoors. Here are our top 5 walking courses you can do in a weekend.

Trek Training course

Learn from experienced guides who lead overseas expeditions and challenges on this fantastic 2-day trek training course in the magnificent Snowdonia National Park. This is a perfect course for individuals or groups embarking on an overseas trek in the near future and wishing to improve their skills.

Get ready for an overseas trek with a training course in Snowdonia

Scottish winter skills training

This 2-day winter skills course covers the basics of winter walking and is designed to provide a base of knowledge and skills. The course will take place in the spectacular Caingorm mountains, travelling up to an altitude of between 650m – 1344m and using real situations to demonstrate and learn the skills.

Improve your winter skills in the stunning surroundings of the Cairngorms

Dartmoor Navigation course

A bespoke 2-day weekend of walking or running while navigating in the stunning Dartmoor National Park, accompanied by a qualified expert guide. You'll learn vital navigational skills such as how to relocate when lost, how best to use your map and compass to plot a route, navigating in poor visibility and improving instinct when reading the landscape.

Learn navigational skill as you explore the beautiful Dartmoor National Park

Mountain skills course

This 2-day mountain skills course is an ideal choice for walkers wanting to apply their countryside walking skills to the higher-grade mountain environment. Set in the wonderful surroundings of Snowdonia National Park.

Use the mountain landscapes of Snowdonia to improve your mountain skills

Bronze National Navigation Award - Lake District 

Advance your navigation skills under the guidance of a highly qualified instructor on this comprehensive weekend course in the beautiful surroundings of the Lake District. The Bronze National Navigation Award is the entry-level award on the NNAS scheme and is a fun course for all ages that will simplify the process of navigation in the countryside.

Achieve your Bronze National Navigation Award over a weekend in the Lake District

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