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Saturday 7th - Sunday 8th April 2018

Next Scheduled Bronze NNAS Courses


Meeting - 09:00  at the Kings Head Inn, Newton under Roseberry near Roseberry Topping (day 1) and Hole of Horcum (day 2) in the North York Moors National Park​


Cost - £125 per person. There are a maximum of 8 places.


Requirements -  This course is a 2-day training course (including assessment) which is suitable for those with no prior map or compass skills, or for those who want to return to the basics. There will be evening work on the Saturday evening. Yoou will need to attend the whole course.

Accommodation - There are plenty of accommodation providers in the area including the Kings Head Inn. The first day we'll meet at the Inn right at the start of the first day's training. This is also a good base for the first evening. 
There are also hotels nearby in Great Ayton and Stokesley
For the second day we will head to the famous Hole of Horcum in the heart of the North York Moors National Park. It is 35 miles (45mins drive) to the Saltergate Car Park.


Level - You will need a basic level of fitness and some experience of walking in the countryside along with the relevant clothing. You will need to bring your own lunches and snacks for the two days


To Book - Please see the Make a Booking page. You can alsobook directly on the NNAS website but this incurs a 3% surcharge.

Meeting - 09:00  at the Kings Head Inn, Newton under Roseberry near Roseberry Topping (day 1) and Hole of Horcum (day 2) in the North York Moors National Park​


Cost - £125 per person. There are a maximum of 8 places.


Requirements -  This course is a 2-day training course (including assessment) which is suitable for those with no prior map or compass skills, or for those who want to return to the basics. There will be evening work on the Saturday evening. Yoou will need to attend the whole course.

Accommodation - There are plenty of accommodation providers in the area including the Kings Head Inn. The first day we'll meet at the Inn right at the start of the first day's training. This is also a good base for the first evening. 
There are also hotels nearby in Great Ayton and Stokesley
For the second day we will head to the famous Hole of Horcum in the heart of the North York Moors National Park. It is 35 miles (45mins drive) to the Saltergate Car Park.


Level - You will need a basic level of fitness and some experience of walking in the countryside along with the relevant clothing. You will need to bring your own lunches and snacks for the two days


To Book - Please see the Make a Booking page. You can alsobook directly on the NNAS website but this incurs a 3% surcharge.

Cost

Bronze NNAS is run over two days with a minimum of 12 hours tutor time (including assessment). Most often this is over two consecutive days but can be done over a longer period. There ideally should be a minimum of 2 students to run the course and maximum of 8, though we can run this on a 1:1 basis. Pleaseget in touch of you would like to arrange a course for yourself and/or friends/colleagues (a private course). Otherwise please see below for the next dates.

The course costs £125 per person for two days (excluding accommodation which you may need to book yourself). 

Saturday 10th - Sunday 11th March 2018

​​​Bronze NNAS Course

​The Bronze National Navigation Award is a practical hands-on award. It is aimed at people with no navigation experience whether you are new to the outdoors or have been relying on others, guidebooks or easy well-defined routes. It is also the starting point for many Duke of Edinburgh students, scouts and guides and cadets who are looking to develop their outdoor skills. 

Is it for me? To see the Bronze NNAS Course syllabus please see here (link opens in a new tab/window). If you are unsure whether this course is suitable for you please get in touch 

The award covers the following:-

  • Maps and scales.
  • Grid references.
  • Orientating a map with and without a compass.
  • Relate prominent landforms to the contours on a map.
  • Locate yourself on the map and route, and relocation techniques for when you are not quite sure.
  • Measure and estimate distances on the map and the ground.
  • Plan routes and use simple navigation strategies.
  • Access issues and legislation.
  • The countryside code and the environment.
  • Walking and safety equipment and emergency procedures.


The courses are run in the North York Moors National Park

Saturday starts with introductions and formalities over a hot drink in a nearby cafe before heading outside. There will be plenty of time for instruction and practice during the day. At the end of the day you will plan a walk. On Sunday morning there will be further instruction followed by an assessment for the Bronze Award.