Navigation courses

You’ve walked some great routes but always been with a group and keen to get out on the hill, either on your own or leading a group of friends.

Tinkadventures can provide a range of navigational courses should you wish to build your confidence in the outdoors and increase your skills map reading. It doesn’t matter if you’ve never used a map or if you’re confident being out and want to get never get lost again!

We can deliver:

Short courses

  • Introduction to Navigation – for those with no prior knowledge of navigation or only previously navigated around country lanes and tracks

11th May 2019, 10am – 4pm, Holme Valley MRT HQ, Marsden – £40

22nd September 2019, 10am – 4pm, Holme Valley MRT HQ, Marsden – £40 (Part of Marsden Walking Festival)

  • Night navigation – a 3-4 hour session learning techniques for navigating at night (obviously delivered in the evening in the dark autumn/winter months!)

25th April 2019, 7pm – 10pm, Marsden, meet at the Carriage House Inn on the A62 – £25

I can also run:

  • Navigation Improver/ Advanced –  for those with navigation experience but want to be out in a range of terrain, more wild moorland and mountains, away from paths and be confident navigating.

If you’re interested in any of the one day courses drop Emily an email at for more information and details on how to book.

Qualifications/ weekend courses

  • National Navigation Award Scheme Bronze Award Training and Assessment

A 2 day course for those with no navigation experience. Learn to navigate in the countryside using paths tracks and other linear features, basic map interpretation and compass work is included.

Available Dates – click the dates for how to book:

27th and 28th April 2019, 10am-4pm at Dovestone Reservoir

9th, 16th and 23rd May 2019, 5.30pm – 9.30pm at Holme Valley MRT HQ, Marsden

  • National Navigation Award Scheme Silver Award Training and Assessment

A 2 day course for those with some navigation experience. Navigation in the countryside developing skills required to navigate to features and places some distance from paths and tracks, accurate compass work is required and an ability to use appropriate navigational techniques to go across country in some cases, eg. choosing an appropriate attack point.

Available dates – click the dates for how to book:

13th and 14th April 2019, 9am-5pm at Dovestone Reservoir

7th and 8th September 2019, 9am-5pm at Holme Valley MRT HQ, Marsden

More dates will be added for all courses throughout the year so keep checking the site or get in touch for a bespoke course for your group.