Peak District Adventure

Peak District Adventure

Duration: Weekend or Whole week - easily tailored to your needs

Take your group on an expedition to the Peaks and immerse yourself in the wonders of nature while mastering essential navigation skills and self-sufficiency in ever-changing weather and scenery.

Discover the vast beauty of the Peak District National Park, spanning 202 square miles of open-access land, inviting walkers to explore freely without being confined to paths. With an extensive network of 1,600 miles of public rights of way, including footpaths, bridleways, and tracks, the possibilities for adventure are boundless. The diverse landscape encompasses the awe-inspiring gritstone edges of the Dark Peak, the picturesque limestone dales of the White Peak, and the idyllic rolling hills and farmland of the South West Peak. At 2,086 feet (636 meters) above sea level, the highest point, Kinder Scout, offers stunning panoramic views.

Becoming a true adventurer means being well-organised and prepared for any challenge that comes your way. Our expert instructors will teach you how to confidently use a compass and navigate through the hills, ensuring you’re ready to face any challenge and can always find your way.

Your safety and well-being are paramount. In our first aid class, you’ll learn essential skills to handle emergencies, such as hypothermia, dehydration, and try out stretcher carry techniques. Gain confidence in your ability to stay safe and care for others in the great outdoors.

We will cook delicious dinners and hearty breakfasts using portable stoves. Embrace the spirit of responsibility as you learn to clean and efficiently pack away cook gear, ensuring you leave no trace of your presence in this pristine landscape. Gather around the campfire in the evening and discover the magic of fire-starting, while indulging in mouth-watering S’mores.

Prepare for the trek ahead with backpack packing lessons, our experienced instructors guide you in organising your gear efficiently for the walk. Each step of your journey will be filled with newfound knowledge, camaraderie, and a deeper connection to the captivating landscapes of the Peak District

Did you know? An impressive 26,000 miles of dry stone walls crisscross the countryside – equivalent to encircling the Earth.

As we walk we will also help you identify the Peak District’s flora and fauna to discover key resources. The Peak district is also home to rare mountain hares, stunning orchids, water voles, majestic red deer, round-leaved sundew, sphagnum mosses, plus a whole host of birds of prey. You might even find evidence of historic plants and animals as we hunt for fossils too!

Whether it’s summer or winter, the Peaks offer an ideal setting to sharpen your compass work and camp under the starlit skies. Learn to adapt to different conditions, build resilience, and gain the confidence to thrive in the great outdoors.

Are you ready to embark on a transformative journey in this amazing landscape? Join us and embrace the spirit of adventure while exploring the first National Park designated in the UK.

Course Content

  • Navigation training with compass work - practical skills and support to read the map and the landscape
  • Cooking on Trangia's and open fires
  • Fire-starting lessons - including safety and how to leave no trace
  • Creating camps - safety consideration, top tips for comfort, and being efficient at set up and pack down.
  • First aid and the importance of taking care of your feet
  • Games, competitions and treasure hunts, night games
  • Safe knife use for craft projects
  • Flora and fauna identification - discover a host of resources, foods and poisons along the way.
Our expeditions are fully customisable to you and your group - we can prepare an adventure, expedition or walk anywhere that you would like to go - just ask!

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