Get Outdoors - Free Online Training for Beginners

Take your first steps outdoors with our entry-level online training

'Get Outdoors' is a scheme sponsored by The Pure Outdoor Foundation and CPRE Peak District and South Yorkshire. It is designed to encourage people to spend more time in nature and reap the physical and mental health benefits of being outdoors.

The scheme offers an introduction to getting out walking in the countryside, with a focus on planning, navigation, and being prepared for the weather and terrain. The aim is to provide a safe and enjoyable experience for those new to outdoor activities and excellent way for people to start incorporating outdoor activities into their lives.

The course is free of charge and comes by email in 7 parts, 1 email/lesson per day, for a week. Participants are then welcome to join our FREE Map Reading and Navigation Course as a progression.