Course description

Walking and rambling are very popular these days and good for fitness, mental health and wellbeing.

Are you interested in knowing more about leading a group walk?

This is a big responsibility, so how can you learn to do this
safely?

On this course, learn how to prepare for a group walk, the safety requirements, roles and responsibilities of a walk leader and, how to make a walk accessible and enjoyable for all. You will practice map reading skills in order to map out a walk, and have the opportunity to practice your walk leading skills.

Be prepared to get outdoors and put your knowledge into practise, and make sure that you have the suitable outdoor equipment which you would use normally use. We suggest walking boots, waterproof jacket, and rucksack.

What can this course lead to?

We offer other outdoor learning courses such as Intro to Navigation for Walkers, Being Active Outdoors, Forest Confidence and Forest Skills

Course session dates

Session dates for 30 October 2023 - 31 October 2023

  • Monday 30 Oct 2023 to Tuesday 31 Oct 2023