TASTERS

If you are a complete beginner or feeling out of practice, this fun and informal session will be the one for you.  You can choose to do a half day or full day in a small group of up to 6 people. The key aspects we will cover include the following:

  • Map scales and Grid References
  • Setting the map
  • Estimating and measuring distance
  • Timing and Pacing
  • Feature recognition and contour awareness
  • Introduction to the compass
  • Introduction to strategies

Half Day

Approx 4 hours 

5 to 6km     £40 (Winter months usually 10am to 2pm)

Always a circular route with a cafe/pub option at the end. Plenty of stops to introduce the skills, moderate walking fitness required, staying on paths/tracks.

Full Day

Approx 8 hours

10 to 12 km      £60 (Winter months usually 9 to 4pm)

As for Half Day but after a packed lunch stop more time to practice the skills, plan your route, and have the choice to lead a route section. 

APRIL 2021 DATES

 Tasters available on the following dates in April:

WEDNESDAY 7th, THURSDAY 1st, 15th, 29th;  FRIDAY 2nd, 9th; Saturday 17th, 24th only (full day) 

10am to 2pm / full day 9.30 to 4.30

Places are limited to 5 so please BOOK NOW to reserve your place.

Meeting points include the following:

Victoria’s sponge or the Star Pub, Steyning; Wayfield Park Farm Cafe, Pyecombe; Sullington Manor Farm cafe, Storrington; The Wildflour cafe, Saddlescombe or The Devils Dyke Pub, Brighton.

 Please note, if these dates don’t work for you, do contact me and we can arrange a date/time to suit your needs.

“Delivery was just right for me as a complete novice. I found it easy to understand and I liked that I didn’t feel overwhelmed by too much info. You got us thinking and observing rather than telling us all the answers.”

SARAH, Haywards Heath

“Delivery was just right for me as a complete novice. I found it easy to understand and I liked that I didn’t feel overwhelmed by too much info. You got us thinking and observing rather than telling us all the answers.”

SARAH, Haywards Heath

Like to talk to Cathy and find out more?

I’m happy to talk with you on the phone or via email if you have any questions at all.

READY TO BOOK YOUR TASTER SESSION?

Please click on button below to go to booking form.

“If we wait until we are ready, we’ll be waiting the rest of our life.”

Lemony Snicket