Navigation Skills for Beginners

Hand holding a compass on top of a map

3 August 2019

Head outdoors in the Lake District to learn basic navigation skills in small, friendly groups. Map and compass provided. Families welcome. Age 11+ with parent or guardian.

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  • Starts from: Grasmere LDNP Stock Lane car park at 10:00 am
    see start point descriptions here.
  • Postcode: LA22 9SJ
  • Price: Adult £25, child £10
  • Parking charges apply
  • Length: 8.0 km, 5.0 miles
  • Total ascent: 440 m (cumulative height from start point to finish point).
  • Duration: 6.5 hours
  • Grade: Moderate
  • Grade description: Medium walks of 5 – 15 km (3 – 9 miles). On hilly ground with often rough and uneven terrain and occasional steep gradients. A reasonable level of fitness is required.

Please check our list of what to wear and bring. There’s more information in our FAQs to help make the most of your time.

If we have to cancel a walk we will post a notice of cancellation on the listing.

Please, note terms and conditions apply.

Group on a hillside on a guided walk in the Lake District

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