Navigation for Beginners

Sunday 29 September 2024.

Navigation for Beginners


Join us to learn basic navigation skills on an easy going day which includes 2 hours in the morning learning basic navigation techniques, then spending the afternoon taking turns at leading the group and using the skills learnt in the morning on a 6km (4 mile) walk.

All maps and compasses provided, but feel free to bring your own compass if you wish to practise with it.

Suitable for anyone over the age of 18. Booking and payment in advance is essential. Cost £20.


Time: 9:00amĀ - 4:00pm.

Leader(s): Cheshire East Council Countryside Ranger Ed Pilkington

More information:


  • Bring a packed lunch
  • Bring binoculars if you have them
  • Car parking charge
  • Moderate walking grade
  • Places limited - please book in advance
  • Please leave your dog at home
  • Please wear suitable boots and clothing
  • There is a charge for this event

Meeting point

Nelson Pit Visitor Centre, Lyme Road, Higher Poynton, SK12 1TH (SJ945833)

Page last reviewed: Thursday 1 February 2024