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 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
Oct 04

Adventure Club: Survival Skills

October 4 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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£30 – £95
Oct 06

Firemaking Weekend

October 6 @ 10:00 am - October 7 @ 4:00 pm
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£135
Oct 09

Adventure Club: Firemaking

October 9 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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£30 – £95
Oct 10

Adventure Club: Shelter Building

October 10 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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£30 – £95
Oct 11

Adventure Club: Survival Skills

October 11 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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£30 – £95
Oct 12

Weekend Navigation Course

October 12 @ 4:00 pm - October 14 @ 3:00 pm
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£185