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Navigation and Map Reading Skills

  • Location Yelverton
  • Price from £27.00
  • Walking / Hiking
  • Wildlife
  • Learn new skills
  • Microadventure
  • Bucket list


Navigation and map reading skills are an essential  skill set for anyone who enjoys spending time outdoors. Join us on one of our most popular events for a guided walk on the beautiful hills of Dartmoor and learn how to hike safely on the open moor. 

We will teach you how to navigate using a map and compass and cover the essential skills needed to feel confident on your own hikes and adventures in future years to come. This course is suitable for anyone looking to learn new skills or for those looking to freshen up on their current knowledge.  

Our navigation events are run by our friendly, experienced instructors who will share their extensive knowledge to ensure you are confident to venture out safely on your own excursions. 

We will cover these essential skills on the day 
  • Features on the map 
  • Setting your map and compass 
  • Pacing 
  • Bearings 
  • Using grid references 
  • Dealing with emergencies 
  • Navigation techniques and much more...

2021 Dates: Saturday 18th September 2021 | Saturday 16th October 2021 | Saturday 20th November 2021

Start: 9am 

Finish: Approx. 1.30pm 

Location: Near Burrator, Dartmoor 

Recommended minimum age: 10+ (Must attend with a paying adult aged 18+) - It is the parent(s)/guardian(s) responsibility to determine if you feel the event is suitable for any child attending with you.

PLEASE NOTE: Trips will run weather permitting. No dogs

Dates are transferable with 72-hours notice subject to availability.
Cancellations and refunds are subject to terms and conditions.

This adventure is perfect for individuals and small groups, and can be tailored for:

  • Charity fundraising
  • Corporates
  • Families
  • Hen / Stag parties
  • School groups

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Effort Level

Relax and unwind whilst exploring the great outdoors

  • Chilled
  • Active
  • Tough


    What you'll need

  • Warm Clothing
  • Waterproofs
  • Food Packed lunch / snacks
  • Drink
  • Other Full Kit List provided upon booking




Serious Outdoor Skills

Serious Outdoor Skills

Serious Outdoor Skills is the experience provider for Navigation and Map Reading Skills