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Firemaking Weekend

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

Learn the art of firemaking by collecting supplies and foraging, creating your own tools, and making fire from scratch.  Rather than just visiting for a day, spend a weekend with us on the 1300 acre Bamff Estate with its resident beavers, otters and organic sheep and cows.  Learn bow drill use and design, hand drill, fire kits (natural and high tech), flint and steel, cordage, tinders and wood selection, stone tools and improvisation, travelling with fire, and lighting in all-weather.…

Cake and Compass 8 week navigation course by Five Senses at the Barony Cafe, Alyth

Cake and Compass: 2 hour navigation sessions at Barony Cafe

March 24 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Cake and Compass is an 8-week course in February 2019, but you can come to just one session or to all, as each week a different navigation topic will be cover. It'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 comfortable, so Cake and Compass offers you the chance…

Man holding compass with mountains in background

Weekend Navigation Course

March 29 @ 4:00 pm - March 31 @ 3:00 pm

On Day 1 of this weekend course, you will learn the essentials of navigation, including: how to read a map how not to get lost how to tell direction by a compass and the sun This day focuses on theory, to ground you in the information you need to know. That evening, we will jump into the wild world of night navigation! Buy tickets or Learn more Ready to buy your ticket? Scroll down to purchase your tickets instantly. Need to…

Cake and Compass 8 week navigation course by Five Senses at the Barony Cafe, Alyth

Cake and Compass: 2 hour navigation sessions at Barony Cafe

March 31 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Cake and Compass is an 8-week course in February 2019, but you can come to just one session or to all, as each week a different navigation topic will be cover. It'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 comfortable, so Cake and Compass offers you the chance…

Woman walking through woodland

Bushcraft Day Course

April 6 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

We do things differently when it comes to bushcraft. We do not focus on kit or gadgets but instead on practical, useful skills and living at one with your surroundings, comfortable and innovative. What does the day include? We will begin with an orientation walk, to include natural navigation, resource foraging and connecting with the environment. The primary task will be to construct a natural shelter, either for humans to protect ourselves or to shelter a fire and make a…

Cake and Compass 8 week navigation course by Five Senses at the Barony Cafe, Alyth

Cake and Compass: 2 hour navigation sessions at Barony Cafe

April 7 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Sunday, repeating until 29/04/2019

Cake and Compass is an 8-week course in February 2019, but you can come to just one session or to all, as each week a different navigation topic will be cover. It'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 comfortable, so Cake and Compass offers you the chance…

Cake and Compass 8 week navigation course by Five Senses at the Barony Cafe, Alyth

Cake and Compass: 2 hour navigation sessions at Barony Cafe

April 14 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Sunday, repeating until 29/04/2019

Cake and Compass is an 8-week course in February 2019, but you can come to just one session or to all, as each week a different navigation topic will be cover. It'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 comfortable, so Cake and Compass offers you the chance…

Using a bow drill to make fire

Firemaking Weekend

April 20 @ 10:00 am - April 21 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every 4 weeks that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until 24/06/2019

Learn the art of firemaking by collecting supplies and foraging, creating your own tools, and making fire from scratch.  Rather than just visiting for a day, spend a weekend with us on the 1300 acre Bamff Estate with its resident beavers, otters and organic sheep and cows.  Learn bow drill use and design, hand drill, fire kits (natural and high tech), flint and steel, cordage, tinders and wood selection, stone tools and improvisation, travelling with fire, and lighting in all-weather.…

Cake and Compass 8 week navigation course by Five Senses at the Barony Cafe, Alyth

Cake and Compass: 2 hour navigation sessions at Barony Cafe

April 21 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Sunday, repeating until 03/03/2019

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 comfortable, so Cake and Compass offers you the chance to sit in comfort, enjoy some excellent cake and high quality coffee or tea and learn the navigation in a relaxed, informal way — rather than outdoors…

Man holding compass with mountains in background

Weekend Navigation Course

April 26 @ 4:00 pm - April 28 @ 3:00 pm
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An event every 4 weeks that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating until 27/06/2019

On Day 1 of this weekend course, you will learn the essentials of navigation, including: how to read a map how not to get lost how to tell direction by a compass and the sun This day focuses on theory, to ground you in the information you need to know. That evening, we will jump into the wild world of night navigation! Buy tickets or Learn more Ready to buy your ticket? Scroll down to purchase your tickets instantly. Need to…

Cake and Compass 8 week navigation course by Five Senses at the Barony Cafe, Alyth

Cake and Compass: 2 hour navigation sessions at Barony Cafe

April 28 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Sunday, repeating until 03/03/2019

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 comfortable, so Cake and Compass offers you the chance to sit in comfort, enjoy some excellent cake and high quality coffee or tea and learn the navigation in a relaxed, informal way — rather than outdoors…

Woman walking through woodland

Bushcraft Day Course

May 4 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every 4 weeks that begins at 9:30am on Saturday, repeating until 06/10/2019

We do things differently when it comes to bushcraft. We do not focus on kit or gadgets but instead on practical, useful skills and living at one with your surroundings, comfortable and innovative. What does the day include? We will begin with an orientation walk, to include natural navigation, resource foraging and connecting with the environment. The primary task will be to construct a natural shelter, either for humans to protect ourselves or to shelter a fire and make a…

Weekend Advanced Navigation Course -- Five Senses

Weekend Advanced Navigation Course

May 10 @ 4:00 pm - May 12 @ 3:00 pm
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An event every 8 weeks that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating until 28/06/2019

On Day 1 of this weekend course, you will learn advanced skills of micronavigation, including: aiming off aspect of slope doglegs relocation The weekend also Includes learning reading the landscape, contours, and map interpretation. Builds on the Navigation Essentials course. This day focuses on theory, to ground you in the information you need to know. That evening, we will jump into the wild world of night navigation! Suitable for those with previous experience of using map and compass. Buy tickets…

Woman hiking through heather

Mini-Yomp training: Yomp with Five Senses!

May 12 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
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One event on 12/05/2019 at 10:30am

Walk part of Perthshire’s historic Cateran Trail with trained guide Malcolm Handoll from outdoors adventure company Five Senses, as featured in The Courier. The charity behind Perthshire’s annual walking challenge, The Cateran Yomp has teamed up with Malcolm to offer novice walkers expert guidance in route planning, map reading, kit preparation and weather and emergency action followed by a warming high tea at Glenisla Hotel. Guaranteed to get you ready for a season outdoors and if looking for a 2019…

Using a bow drill to make fire

Firemaking Weekend

May 18 @ 10:00 am - May 19 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every 4 weeks that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until 24/06/2019

Learn the art of firemaking by collecting supplies and foraging, creating your own tools, and making fire from scratch.  Rather than just visiting for a day, spend a weekend with us on the 1300 acre Bamff Estate with its resident beavers, otters and organic sheep and cows.  Learn bow drill use and design, hand drill, fire kits (natural and high tech), flint and steel, cordage, tinders and wood selection, stone tools and improvisation, travelling with fire, and lighting in all-weather.…

Orkney Experience tour 2019

May 18 @ 4:00 pm - May 24 @ 5:00 pm
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One event on 08/06/2019 at 4:00pm

One event on 13/07/2019 at 4:00pm

One event on 14/09/2018 at 4:00pm

How to put into words the magic and wonder that you can experience on our Orkney tour? From the Stone Age sites, to the interaction with local people, to the stunning views — there’s so much you will discover. Orkney Experience Tour Highlights: Visit major sites like Skara Brae and Ring of Brodgar whilst avoiding the crowds Explore unknown treasures on Orkney’s other islands, Westray, Hoy and Papa Westray Cater to all dietary needs with self-catering kitchens in every accommodation…

Man holding compass with mountains in background

Weekend Navigation Course

May 24 @ 4:00 pm - May 26 @ 3:00 pm
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An event every 4 weeks that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating until 27/06/2019

On Day 1 of this weekend course, you will learn the essentials of navigation, including: how to read a map how not to get lost how to tell direction by a compass and the sun This day focuses on theory, to ground you in the information you need to know. That evening, we will jump into the wild world of night navigation! Buy tickets or Learn more Ready to buy your ticket? Scroll down to purchase your tickets instantly. Need to…

Woman walking through woodland

Bushcraft Day Course

June 1 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every 4 weeks that begins at 9:30am on Saturday, repeating until 06/10/2019

We do things differently when it comes to bushcraft. We do not focus on kit or gadgets but instead on practical, useful skills and living at one with your surroundings, comfortable and innovative. What does the day include? We will begin with an orientation walk, to include natural navigation, resource foraging and connecting with the environment. The primary task will be to construct a natural shelter, either for humans to protect ourselves or to shelter a fire and make a…

Orkney Experience tour 2019

June 8 @ 4:00 pm - June 14 @ 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 08/06/2019 at 4:00pm

One event on 13/07/2019 at 4:00pm

One event on 14/09/2018 at 4:00pm

How to put into words the magic and wonder that you can experience on our Orkney tour? From the Stone Age sites, to the interaction with local people, to the stunning views — there’s so much you will discover. Orkney Experience Tour Highlights: Visit major sites like Skara Brae and Ring of Brodgar whilst avoiding the crowds Explore unknown treasures on Orkney’s other islands, Westray, Hoy and Papa Westray Cater to all dietary needs with self-catering kitchens in every accommodation…

Using a bow drill to make fire

Firemaking Weekend

June 15 @ 10:00 am - June 16 @ 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 4 weeks that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until 24/06/2019

Learn the art of firemaking by collecting supplies and foraging, creating your own tools, and making fire from scratch.  Rather than just visiting for a day, spend a weekend with us on the 1300 acre Bamff Estate with its resident beavers, otters and organic sheep and cows.  Learn bow drill use and design, hand drill, fire kits (natural and high tech), flint and steel, cordage, tinders and wood selection, stone tools and improvisation, travelling with fire, and lighting in all-weather.…

Man holding compass with mountains in background

Weekend Navigation Course

June 21 @ 4:00 pm - June 23 @ 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 4 weeks that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating until 27/06/2019

On Day 1 of this weekend course, you will learn the essentials of navigation, including: how to read a map how not to get lost how to tell direction by a compass and the sun This day focuses on theory, to ground you in the information you need to know. That evening, we will jump into the wild world of night navigation! Buy tickets or Learn more Ready to buy your ticket? Scroll down to purchase your tickets instantly. Need to…

Woman walking through woodland

Bushcraft Day Course

June 29 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 4 weeks that begins at 9:30am on Saturday, repeating until 06/10/2019

We do things differently when it comes to bushcraft. We do not focus on kit or gadgets but instead on practical, useful skills and living at one with your surroundings, comfortable and innovative. What does the day include? We will begin with an orientation walk, to include natural navigation, resource foraging and connecting with the environment. The primary task will be to construct a natural shelter, either for humans to protect ourselves or to shelter a fire and make a…

Orkney Experience tour 2019

July 13 @ 4:00 pm - July 19 @ 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 08/06/2019 at 4:00pm

One event on 13/07/2019 at 4:00pm

One event on 14/09/2018 at 4:00pm

How to put into words the magic and wonder that you can experience on our Orkney tour? From the Stone Age sites, to the interaction with local people, to the stunning views — there’s so much you will discover. Orkney Experience Tour Highlights: Visit major sites like Skara Brae and Ring of Brodgar whilst avoiding the crowds Explore unknown treasures on Orkney’s other islands, Westray, Hoy and Papa Westray Cater to all dietary needs with self-catering kitchens in every accommodation…

Woman walking through woodland

Bushcraft Day Course

July 27 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every 4 weeks that begins at 9:30am on Saturday, repeating until 06/10/2019

We do things differently when it comes to bushcraft. We do not focus on kit or gadgets but instead on practical, useful skills and living at one with your surroundings, comfortable and innovative. What does the day include? We will begin with an orientation walk, to include natural navigation, resource foraging and connecting with the environment. The primary task will be to construct a natural shelter, either for humans to protect ourselves or to shelter a fire and make a…

Woman walking through woodland

Bushcraft Day Course

August 24 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every 4 weeks that begins at 9:30am on Saturday, repeating until 06/10/2019

We do things differently when it comes to bushcraft. We do not focus on kit or gadgets but instead on practical, useful skills and living at one with your surroundings, comfortable and innovative. What does the day include? We will begin with an orientation walk, to include natural navigation, resource foraging and connecting with the environment. The primary task will be to construct a natural shelter, either for humans to protect ourselves or to shelter a fire and make a…

Woman walking through woodland

Bushcraft Day Course

September 21 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 4 weeks that begins at 9:30am on Saturday, repeating until 06/10/2019

We do things differently when it comes to bushcraft. We do not focus on kit or gadgets but instead on practical, useful skills and living at one with your surroundings, comfortable and innovative. What does the day include? We will begin with an orientation walk, to include natural navigation, resource foraging and connecting with the environment. The primary task will be to construct a natural shelter, either for humans to protect ourselves or to shelter a fire and make a…

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