About Five Senses

Five Senses runs cultural walking tours, and teach outdoor and bushcraft skills in Perthshire and Orkney, Scotland.

We teach people how to use their senses to connect with the natural world.

Whether you learn to make fire, navigate by starlight or experience Stone Age Orkney, you’ll feel completely alive — then every day has a bit of magic.

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Malcolm Handoll

Malcolm Handoll

Outdoor Skills Instructor

Malcolm is a qualified Mountain Leader and bushcraft instructor with 30 years’ experience. He first walked up Snowdon (the highest peak in Wales and higher than anything in England) before he was 5 years old, and he’s been walking mountains ever since.

Malcolm has a Mountain Leadership Certificate, Liability Insurance, PVG checks and undergoes regular First Aid training.

New 8 week navigation course: Cake and Compass

New 8 week navigation course: Cake and Compass

Cake and Compass is an 8-week course in February 2019 that's intended for people who want to learn more about the map and compass to gain confidence but who don't want to be standing out in a cold, wet field. We all learn best when we're enjoying themselves and are...

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Hidden gem: The secret way to Glamis castle

Hidden gem: The secret way to Glamis castle

Come along with us on a virtual walk to one of our favourite places: Glamis Castle. Only unlike most visitors, you won't be going through the main entrance. Instead we're going to take a secret way that only locals know about! Hidden Gem walks: A virtual tour of our...

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Upcoming Events

Sat 23

Firemaking Weekend

February 23 @ 10:00 am - February 24 @ 4:00 pm
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$135
Cake and Compass 8 week navigation course by Five Senses at the Barony Cafe, Alyth
Sun 24
Mar 01

Weekend Navigation Course

March 1 @ 4:00 pm - March 3 @ 3:00 pm
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$185
Cake and Compass 8 week navigation course by Five Senses at the Barony Cafe, Alyth
Mar 03
Mar 09

Bushcraft Day Course

March 9 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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$95 – $150
Cake and Compass 8 week navigation course by Five Senses at the Barony Cafe, Alyth
Mar 10
Mar 15

Weekend Advanced Navigation Course

March 15 @ 4:00 pm - March 17 @ 3:00 pm
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$185
Cake and Compass 8 week navigation course by Five Senses at the Barony Cafe, Alyth
Mar 17
Mar 23

Firemaking Weekend

March 23 @ 10:00 am - March 24 @ 4:00 pm
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$135