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April 2017

Easter Natural Navigation workshop

06/04/2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Den of Alyth Car Park, Den of Alyth
Alyth, Perthshire United Kingdom
£1 – £55

Learn to explore the countryside using the Sun, plants and your own bodies. Learn micro-navigation and how to use a map to never get lost!  When you know how to navigate, you can go wherever you want to go. So if you see something on a hillside, you can go there. Iron Age hillforts, Stone Age hut circles, Roman houses — they’re all out there waiting for you. Where: Den of Alyth car park or other venues by arrangement When:…

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Easter Firemaking Workshops: 3-15 April 2017

07/04/2017 @ 10:00 am
Den of Alyth Car Park, Den of Alyth
Alyth, Perthshire United Kingdom
£45
Easter Firemaking workshops: 3-15 April 2017

Learn to forage for the right woods and materials, make your own friction fire kit and learn how to make fire, safely. Leave no trace. Where: Den of Alyth car park or other venues by arrangement When: 10.00 - 16.00 Date: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays Price: £45 per child with free adult Unaccompanied adults = £45 per person Children under 12 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian What do I need? Bring a packed lunch, water, outdoor clothes to…

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Easter Natural Navigation workshop

08/04/2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Den of Alyth Car Park, Den of Alyth
Alyth, Perthshire United Kingdom
£1 – £55
Easter Natural Navigation workshops 3-15 April 2017

Learn to explore the countryside using the Sun, plants and your own bodies. Learn micro-navigation and how to use a map to never get lost!  When you know how to navigate, you can go wherever you want to go. So if you see something on a hillside, you can go there. Iron Age hillforts, Stone Age hut circles, Roman houses — they’re all out there waiting for you. Where: Den of Alyth car park or other venues by arrangement When:…

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Exploring the Ancient Sites of Highland Perthshire: Drumderg

09/04/2017 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Den of Alyth Car Park, Den of Alyth
Alyth, Perthshire United Kingdom
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This is the first of 8 practical sessions and walks to safely navigate to remote hut circles and stones. Each week we will feature a different location designed to improve your skills whilst introducing you to archaeological sites. Learn how to accurately use maps & compass and read the landscape to: Discover ancient sites Find hidden remains in a natural way and Enjoy walking in remote areas safely Ability: Ideal for hillwalkers wishing to improve micro-navigation and all who wish…

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Easter Firemaking Workshops: 3-15 April 2017

10/04/2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Den of Alyth Car Park, Den of Alyth
Alyth, Perthshire United Kingdom
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£45
Easter Firemaking workshops: 3-15 April 2017

Learn to forage for the right woods and materials, make your own friction fire kit and learn how to make fire, safely. Leave no trace. Where: Den of Alyth car park or other venues by arrangement When: 10.00 - 16.00 Date: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays Price: £45 per child with free adult Unaccompanied adults = £45 per person Children under 12 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian What do I need? Bring a packed lunch, water, outdoor clothes to…

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Easter Natural Navigation workshop

11/04/2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Den of Alyth Car Park, Den of Alyth
Alyth, Perthshire United Kingdom
£1 – £55
Easter Natural Navigation workshops 3-15 April 2017

Learn to explore the countryside using the Sun, plants and your own bodies. Learn micro-navigation and how to use a map to never get lost!  When you know how to navigate, you can go wherever you want to go. So if you see something on a hillside, you can go there. Iron Age hillforts, Stone Age hut circles, Roman houses — they’re all out there waiting for you. Where: Den of Alyth car park or other venues by arrangement When:…

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Easter Firemaking Workshops: 3-15 April 2017

12/04/2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Den of Alyth Car Park, Den of Alyth
Alyth, Perthshire United Kingdom
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£45
Easter Firemaking workshops: 3-15 April 2017

Learn to forage for the right woods and materials, make your own friction fire kit and learn how to make fire, safely. Leave no trace. Where: Den of Alyth car park or other venues by arrangement When: 10.00 - 16.00 Date: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays Price: £45 per child with free adult Unaccompanied adults = £45 per person Children under 12 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian What do I need? Bring a packed lunch, water, outdoor clothes to…

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Easter Natural Navigation workshop

13/04/2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Den of Alyth Car Park, Den of Alyth
Alyth, Perthshire United Kingdom
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£1 – £55
Easter Natural Navigation workshops 3-15 April 2017

Learn to explore the countryside using the Sun, plants and your own bodies. Learn micro-navigation and how to use a map to never get lost!  When you know how to navigate, you can go wherever you want to go. So if you see something on a hillside, you can go there. Iron Age hillforts, Stone Age hut circles, Roman houses — they’re all out there waiting for you. Where: Den of Alyth car park or other venues by arrangement When:…

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Easter Firemaking Workshops: 3-15 April 2017

14/04/2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Den of Alyth Car Park, Den of Alyth
Alyth, Perthshire United Kingdom
£45

Learn to forage for the right woods and materials, make your own friction fire kit and learn how to make fire, safely. Leave no trace. Where: Den of Alyth car park or other venues by arrangement When: 10.00 - 16.00 Date: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays Price: £45 per child with free adult Unaccompanied adults = £45 per person Children under 12 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian What do I need? Bring a packed lunch, water, outdoor clothes to…

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Easter Natural Navigation workshop

15/04/2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Den of Alyth Car Park, Den of Alyth
Alyth, Perthshire United Kingdom
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£1 – £55
Easter Natural Navigation workshops 3-15 April 2017

Learn to explore the countryside using the Sun, plants and your own bodies. Learn micro-navigation and how to use a map to never get lost!  When you know how to navigate, you can go wherever you want to go. So if you see something on a hillside, you can go there. Iron Age hillforts, Stone Age hut circles, Roman houses — they’re all out there waiting for you. Where: Den of Alyth car park or other venues by arrangement When:…

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Firemaking Weekend

21/04/2017 @ 10:00 am - 23/04/2017 @ 4:00 pm
Five Senses, Bamff House
Alyth, Perthshire PH11 8LF United Kingdom
£135
Couple enjoying cooking over fire

Over two days and an evening, you 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, you spend a weekend with us on the 14th-century Bamff Estate. And rest assured, you’ll be an expert by the time you leave us. Learn more >

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May 2017

Exploring the Ancient Sites of Highland Perthshire: Tullymurdoch

14/05/2017 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Den of Alyth Car Park, Den of Alyth
Alyth, Perthshire United Kingdom
£65

This is the 2nd of 8 practical sessions and walks to safely navigate to remote hut circles and stones. Each week we will feature a different location designed to improve your skills whilst introducing you to archaeological sites. Learn how to accurately use maps & compass and read the landscape to: Discover ancient sites Find hidden remains in a natural way and Enjoy walking in remote areas safely Ability: Ideal for hillwalkers wishing to improve micro-navigation and all who wish to…

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magical mossy misty woods

Wayfinder Experience tour: 3 days of the best of Scotland

19/05/2017 @ 12:00 pm - 21/05/2017 @ 4:00 pm
Five Senses, Bamff House
Alyth, Perthshire PH11 8LF United Kingdom

Over the course of 3 days and 2 nights, you will immerse yourself in some of the most extraordinary places of Scotland — from Glamis Castle (of Macbeth fame and home to the late Queen Mother) to standing stones that few know of but look as if they’ve come straight from Outlander. Every part of the cultural tour Scotland experience will stimulate your senses, from the taste of the foods you eat on our picnic to the smells of the…

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February 2018

Winter Walk to Boost Creativity, Health and Concentration – Family Fun Outdoors event

February 14 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Den of Alyth Car Park, Den of Alyth
Alyth, Perthshire United Kingdom
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£10 – £15

If going outside in the cold and wet seems unappealing, join us on this winter walk where you’ll discover both how to make it enjoyable and why it matters. According to the latest research, there are three compelling reasons to go outside in winter: Improves concentration and focus, particularly useful for ADHD and hyperactive children Improves creativity and sense of wonder Boosts your metabolism, potentially helping with weight On this half day walk, feel these benefits for yourself (and perhaps…

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Staying Safe in the Scottish Outdoors – Family Fun Outdoors event

February 15 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Five Senses, Bamff House
Alyth, Perthshire PH11 8LF United Kingdom
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Learn how to enjoy the amazing countryside of Scotland safely and comfortably in this all-day session packed full of skills. Get tips to increase your confidence — or even spark interest in a reluctant friend or family member. This hands-on session will include: essential equipment checklist making emergency shelters how to make fire navigation tips and tricks Get prepared to go outside on the hills in a fun way, learning by playing games such as: Which Survival Tool? (most essential…

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Micro-navigation and Natural Navigation Day – Family Fun Outdoors event

February 16 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Five Senses, Bamff House
Alyth, Perthshire PH11 8LF United Kingdom
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£10 – £45
Hand holding compass

Never be lost again! In our morning session, learn to navigate with compass and map in our micro navigation course, also great for those interested in orienteering. In the afternoon we’ll study natural navigation, learning to navigate by starlight, moon, wind and sun. Choose either the full day session or opt for just the morning or afternoon session. Micro-navigation  — 9:30-13:00 This session includes learning: map and compass timing pacing Natural Navigation -- 14:00-17:00 This session includes learning: how to read…

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Kettle hanging above campfire made with friction firemaking

Friction firemaking and Campfire making – Family Fun Outdoors event

February 17 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Five Senses, Bamff House
Alyth, Perthshire PH11 8LF United Kingdom
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Learn the ancient skill of making fire easily and safely and leave with the blissful confidence firemaking brings. Friction firemaking with bow drill, flint and steel In the morning session we will work with a bow drill and flint and steel to make fire by friction. Find out why this ancient practice is an important skill even in the modern day. Make the perfect campfire For the afternoon session, we’ll build a campfire! Learn how to make the perfect campfire…

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Shelter Building Day – Family Fun Outdoors event

February 18 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Five Senses, Bamff House
Alyth, Perthshire PH11 8LF United Kingdom
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£10 – £45
Two children building a shelter from wood branches

Learn how to create a shelter for emergency survival, concealment or protection. Make being in the outdoors more fun — and more comfortable. Excellent for families to do together! Shelter building itinerary Morning: Emergency shelter building and dens using all materials including plastic bags or other objects that you may have on you or find nearby. You can book this session on its own or opt for both sessions. Afternoon: Shelter building with all natural materials, inspired by primitive peoples…

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May 2018

Ring of Brodgar at sunset

Orkney Experience tour – May 2018

May 19 @ 4:00 pm - May 25 @ 5:00 pm

Whether it’s the creating of massive stone temples 5,000 years ago, or wave turbines for electricity today, Orkney’s magic springs from its location and its occupation for millennia. Orkney has long been an epicentre of culture, innovation and influence. A knowledge of science, art, music and how to be self-sufficient whilst also being connected to a tight community has been passed down from generation to generation. Discover Orkney's magic for yourself during our 6 day tour. Full details: http://www.allfivesenses.com/tours-and-experiences/orkney-experience-tour-2018/

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June 2018

Weekend Navigation Course: 8-10 June 2018

June 8 @ 4:00 pm - June 10 @ 4:00 pm
Five Senses, Bamff House
Alyth, Perthshire PH11 8LF United Kingdom
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£185 8 tickets left
Man holding compass with mountains in background

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…

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Weekend Navigation Course: 15-17 June 2018

June 15 @ 4:00 pm - June 17 @ 4:00 pm
Five Senses, Bamff House
Alyth, Perthshire PH11 8LF United Kingdom
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£185
Man holding compass with mountains in background

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…

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Firemaking Weekend: 23-24 June 2018

June 23 @ 10:00 am - June 24 @ 4:00 pm
Five Senses, Bamff House
Alyth, Perthshire PH11 8LF United Kingdom
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£135
Using a bow drill to make fire

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.…

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July 2018

Adventure Club: Navigation

July 2 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Five Senses, Bamff House
Alyth, Perthshire PH11 8LF United Kingdom
£30 – £95 14 tickets left
Two boys reading a map in the woods

Kids will learn the essentials of pacing and how to read maps, culminating in a giant treasure hunt full of treats! At the end of the day, participants will be awarded their Navigation Level 1 badge. About the Adventure Club Would you like your kids to play outside in the fresh air, learning how to be independent and self-reliant? Would you like your kids to learn maths and science without even realising it? Or perhaps you have a child with ADHD…

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Adventure Club: Firemaking

July 3 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on 17/07/2018 at 9:30am

One event on 02/10/2018 at 9:30am

One event on 09/10/2018 at 9:30am

Five Senses, Bamff House
Alyth, Perthshire PH11 8LF United Kingdom
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£30 – £95 12 tickets left
Boy and girl make campfire

The Adventure Club teaches outdoor skills in a fun yet challenging way to kids ages 7 and up. Ranging from building shelters to making fire, learning how to navigate to staying safe in the outdoors, the Club also links strongly to the Scottish Curriculum for Excellence, particularly in developing maths and science skills. During the school holidays, the Holiday Adventure Club runs for 4 consecutive days, with each day themed around: Navigation Shelter Building Fire Making Survival Skills Session 2: Firemaking Learn the ancient skill of making fire easily…

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Adventure Club: Shelter Building

July 4 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on 18/07/2018 at 9:30am

One event on 03/10/2018 at 9:30am

One event on 10/10/2018 at 9:30am

Five Senses, Bamff House
Alyth, Perthshire PH11 8LF United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£30 – £95 12 tickets left
Boy and girl building natural shelter in the woods

Build a den in the woods! During this full day session of the Adventure Club, kids 7 and up (or 5 and up if accompanied by an adult) will learn how to create a shelter for emergency survival, concealment or protection. Make being in the outdoors more fun — and more comfortable.  We'll look at different ways to make a shelter, both using  plastic bags or other objects that you may have on you or find nearby and using natural…

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Adventure Club: Survival Skills

July 5 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 19/07/2018 at 9:30am

One event on 04/10/2018 at 9:30am

One event on 11/10/2018 at 9:30am

Five Senses, Bamff House
Alyth, Perthshire PH11 8LF United Kingdom
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£30 – £95 11 tickets left
Girl with rucksack, walking stick and Adventurer badge

Earn your 'Adventurer' Level 1 badge by learning survival skills at the Adventure Club on Thursday 5 July and Thursday 19 July 2018, from 9.30 - 17.00. Kids will learn how to enjoy the countryside safely and comfortably in this all-day session packed full of skills. They'll get tips to increase their self-confidence as well as their self-reliance. Learning through play Get prepared to go outside on the hills in a fun way, learning by playing games such as: Which…

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Ring of Brodgar at sunset

Orkney Experience tour – July 2018

July 7 @ 4:00 pm - July 13 @ 5:00 pm

Whether it’s the creating of massive stone temples 5,000 years ago, or wave turbines for electricity today, Orkney’s magic springs from its location and its occupation for millennia. Orkney has long been an epicentre of culture, innovation and influence. A knowledge of science, art, music and how to be self-sufficient whilst also being connected to a tight community has been passed down from generation to generation. Discover Orkney's magic for yourself during our 6 day tour. Full details: http://www.allfivesenses.com/tours-and-experiences/orkney-experience-tour-2018/

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Adventure Club: Firemaking

July 17 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 17/07/2018 at 9:30am

One event on 02/10/2018 at 9:30am

One event on 09/10/2018 at 9:30am

Five Senses, Bamff House
Alyth, Perthshire PH11 8LF United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£30 – £95
Boy and girl make campfire

The Adventure Club teaches outdoor skills in a fun yet challenging way to kids ages 7 and up. Ranging from building shelters to making fire, learning how to navigate to staying safe in the outdoors, the Club also links strongly to the Scottish Curriculum for Excellence, particularly in developing maths and science skills. During the school holidays, the Holiday Adventure Club runs for 4 consecutive days, with each day themed around: Navigation Shelter Building Fire Making Survival Skills Session 2: Firemaking Learn the ancient skill of making fire easily…

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Adventure Club: Shelter Building

July 18 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 18/07/2018 at 9:30am

One event on 03/10/2018 at 9:30am

One event on 10/10/2018 at 9:30am

Five Senses, Bamff House
Alyth, Perthshire PH11 8LF United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£30 – £95
Boy and girl building natural shelter in the woods

Build a den in the woods! During this full day session of the Adventure Club, kids 7 and up (or 5 and up if accompanied by an adult) will learn how to create a shelter for emergency survival, concealment or protection. Make being in the outdoors more fun — and more comfortable.  We'll look at different ways to make a shelter, both using  plastic bags or other objects that you may have on you or find nearby and using natural…

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Adventure Club: Survival Skills

July 19 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 19/07/2018 at 9:30am

One event on 04/10/2018 at 9:30am

One event on 11/10/2018 at 9:30am

Five Senses, Bamff House
Alyth, Perthshire PH11 8LF United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£30 – £95
Girl with rucksack, walking stick and Adventurer badge

Earn your 'Adventurer' Level 1 badge by learning survival skills at the Adventure Club on Thursday 5 July and Thursday 19 July 2018, from 9.30 - 17.00. Kids will learn how to enjoy the countryside safely and comfortably in this all-day session packed full of skills. They'll get tips to increase their self-confidence as well as their self-reliance. Learning through play Get prepared to go outside on the hills in a fun way, learning by playing games such as: Which…

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