TASTERS

If you are a complete beginner or feeling out of practice, this fun and informal session will 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 contours
  • 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 and when possible 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 practise the skills, plan your route, and have the choice to lead a route section. 

WINTER DATES 2021

Half day (10 to 2pm) or Full day (9 to 4pm) sessions are available Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays, from January 14th until March 20th (excluding week of February 12th to 19th and March 13th).

Current meeting points include Pyecombe, Saddlescombe, Devils Dyke, Steyning and Storrington.  Booking form must be completed a minimum of 10 days prior to the session to secure your place. Chosen date(s) and preferred location can be stated on booking.

“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?

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

Lemony Snicket