Course description

Outdoor exercise is great for your health and wellbeing. Come and explore the amazing countryside and National Trust parkland surrounding our Grade 1 listed building, whilst learning how to use a map and compass to navigate a route.

This introductory course will teach you how to map, plan and complete a walk, whilst developing a range of skills to ensure you walk safely and confidently.

If you enjoy walking but want to feel confident about going off the beaten track, then this introductory course is for you.

What can this course lead to?

Once you have honed your navigation skills, you may be interested in Introduction to Leading Group Walks.

Want to learn more?

You can find out more about Northern College and the courses on offer at one of our Open Events.


Northern College, Yorkshire

Course fees and funding support

You may be eligible to study for free if you are unemployed, on certain benefits, or earn £18,525 a year or less (£19,305 for residents in West Yorkshire Combined Authority). We can confirm when you apply or contact our Student Support Services team to learn more.

Course Fee £50.00