Outdoor Skills

BESPOKE OUTDOOR COURSES Lake District or Yorkshire Dales

With Mark Reid FRGS – author of ‘The Inn Way’ guidebooks & Mountain Leader

Book a bespoke day outdoors with Mark Reid, a highly experienced Mountain Leader and Outdoor Instructor.

We will tailor the day just for you.

Our Bespoke Outdoor Courses allow you to choose exactly what you would like to learn and achieve from the day, as well as where and when you’d like to do it, so you can get the most from your day.

Our Bespoke Outdoor Courses are ideal for individuals, couples or small groups of friends or family.

bespoke private navigation skills course

Whether you are a novice navigator or working towards your Mountain Leader Award (ML), our Bespoke Courses are an ideal choice for an individual learning experience.

Choose from any of our Outdoor Skills courses…

  • Map Reading Course
  • Contour Navigation
  • Relocation Skills
  • Advanced Navigation
  • Walk Leadership
  • Night Navigation
  • NNAS Bronze Navigator Award (2 days)
  • Mountain Skills (2 days)

Mark will tailor the day just for you, so just get in touch and he’ll organise it for you.

bespoke private outdoor courses

Private Outdoor Courses
  • Choose from locations in the Lake District or Yorkshire Dales
  • 1:1 tuition or private groups
  • Pre-course planning and briefings

bespoke private outdoor navigation courses


Pre-course: Purpose of the day, essential kit, weather, aims and objectives etc.

9:30am: We meet at an arranged location. Gear and weather check, then head off for the day.

9:30am – 5pm: Full day’s navigation training with Mark Reid. The walk will usually cover around 6 – 10 miles over the day, with plenty of rest stops and time to practice skills and ask questions. The terrain will be dependent on the type of course you choose, from verdant valleys on our 1-day Map Reading course to rocky mountains on our Mountain Skills course.

bespoke private navigation skills outdoor course




  • £240 per day for up to 4 people
  • For group sizes over 4 people, additional participants charged at £60 per day
  • Ideal for individuals, couples, small groups of family or friends
  • Choose from locations throughout the Lake District, Peak District, North York Moors or Yorkshire Dales
  • Pre-course briefings
  • Maps and compasses can be provided.


  • Food and drinks (including packed lunch)
  • Walking boots, personal walking clothing and equipment
Please note: Mark Reid will contact you to discuss your requirements, dates and location.