Grasmere Gallop & Navigation Course in Lake District – 3rd – 5th June 2017

Grasmere Gallop & Navigation Course in Lake District – 3rd – 5th June 2017

Join us for a jam packed weekend of Nordic walking fun, starting off at the Gramere Gallop for a 10K Nordic walk in the spectacular surroundings of Grasmere village and Rydal Water and then a NASS Navigation Course in Glenridding.

For this Nordic walking break, you will need to book each part of the trip separately. Details of how to book are listed below. A special rate has been negotiated at a local hotel if you require accommodation.

Grasmere Gallop – 3rd June 2017

Back by popular demand, 2017 sees the return of the 10k Nordic Walk at the Gramere Gallop. Launched in 2012, the 10k Nordic Walk has been so well supported that we are delighted to offer this event again as part of the Grasmere Gallop. So please come along, take part, and help us to turn this into a brilliant walking day out in the Lakes.

For more information and to book your place, visit:

Navigation Course – Introduction into Basic Navigation Techniques

Course Overview

This unique course is aimed at Nordic Walkers and covers the theory of how to find your way home whatever the weather, even if your sat-nav fails. It is aimed at anybody who wants to get a better understanding of navigation using a map and compass. This is an entry-level course in navigation for personal development. No qualifications are needed in order to participate on the 1-day course. Options also available for a 2 day course – Bronze award and 2 day for the Silver award.

Course content

  • How to read a map, understand contours & features
  • How to use a compass in conjunction with your map
  • How to orientate your map
  • How to set a bearing
  • How to plan a route
  • Some safe navigational techniques

For more information on all courses and to book your place, visit


A special rate has been negotiated with the Best Western Hotel in Glenridding for the Friday and Saturday, if you wish to also stay on the Sunday contact the hotel direct and then can give you a room at the rate of £25 for the night.

CLICK HERE to book your room using the special rate.



The map shows the approximate location of the Holiday.

Contact Details.

Telephone: 0333 1234 540

For more information, availability and booking, please use the contact form below.