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.

Forest bathing: How to do it in your own neighbourhood for free

Forest bathing: How to do it in your own neighbourhood for free

A new health therapy known as ‘forest bathing’ is popping up all over Britain, with people paying to spend time in the trees. The benefits of forest bathing range from improving sleep and the ability to focus, to lowering blood pressure and stress levels. So if you’re...

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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

Fri 17

Weekend Navigation Course

August 17 @ 4:00 pm - August 19 @ 3:00 pm
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£185
Sat 25

Bushcraft Day Course

August 25 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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£95 – £150
Sep 08

Firemaking Weekend

September 8 @ 10:00 am - September 9 @ 4:00 pm
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£135
Sep 14

Weekend Navigation Course

September 14 @ 4:00 pm - September 16 @ 3:00 pm
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£185
Ring of Brodgar at sunset
Sep 15

Orkney Experience tour – September 2018

September 15 @ 4:00 pm - September 21 @ 5:00 pm
Sep 22

Bushcraft Day Course

September 22 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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£95 – £150
Sep 28

Weekend Advanced Navigation Course

September 28 @ 4:00 pm - September 30 @ 3:00 pm
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£185
Oct 02

Adventure Club: Firemaking

October 2 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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£30 – £95
Oct 03

Adventure Club: Shelter Building

October 3 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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£30 – £95