Navigation Courses Lake District (Course & Training)

Distant Horizons UK is ideally situated in Cumbria the Lake District to offer mountain navigation training and courses suited to to all levels of experience.  Our Lake District navigation training and courses will give you the right skills and allow you to develop your ability and also your confidence to explore more serene and remote mountainous areas.  


If you are a beginner in mountain navigation, or someone who is just a little rusty, then we offer a number of training days and courses in the Lake District that would be perfect for your needs.  Our aim is to enable you to learn navigational skills at your pace and develop confidence to venture out into the mountains, in the Lake District or world wide, on your own and navigate safely.

Skills include:

  • Setting the map
  • Understanding map scales
  • Interpreting contours
  • How to use a compass
  • Timing and pacing techniques
  • Route selection
  • Night Navigation
  • Micro Navigation


Our intermediate navigation courses focus on the above skills but in far more depth and exploring more challenging Lake District terrain to a level that works on developing current skills and experience.  Let us know what training you would like to focus on, including winter navigation, and we will design a mountain navigation course to suit you.

Open Courses

Our courses are booked to your preferred date, however we sometimes offer open courses for individuals to join. We currently have the current date available:

  • No dates currently available

We provide:

  • Highly qualified and experienced navigation instructors
  • Maps and compass
  • Photo memoir of your navigation course

Our Lake District navigation training and courses are designed to your needs and flexible to a date of your choice, so to discuss your requirements contact us on: 017684 86465.

"Now that we’re both home again Jackie and I just wanted to drop you a note to say thank you for the navigation training last week – we both thoroughly enjoyed it and got a lot out of the two days, a really worthwhile couple of days… and the best of the Lakeland weather!"

Steve & Jackie

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At A Glance

Price Per Person: From £45+vat

Activity Duration: 1 day +

Dates: Flexible & Year Round

Group Size: 1-6

Navigation Courses Lake District (Course & Training) Navigation Courses Lake District (Course & Training)