Walk Leader training toolkit

If you need further information or advice about leading walks please email ledwalks@ramblers.org.uk or contact Karen Inkster, Led Walks Officer on 020 7339 8519.

If you’d like to register as a Walk Leader please email your name (and your group and membership number if you’re a Ramblers member) to ledwalks@ramblers.org.uk. By registering you’ll be helping us ensure our records are up to date.

If you’re not already volunteering for us when you register as a Walk Leader it also means we can add you to our volunteer e-newsletter mailing list so you receive regular updates on your volunteering work.

Leading the Way walk article  (2.2 MB)

In 2010 Ramblers surveyed its members, Areas and Groups about the future of walk training. This article highlights these findings and the throughs of the organisation at that time.

Led Walks The Way Ahead   (1 MB)

The organisations throughts about walk leader training in 2010.

Bob Barton Independent Report  (133 KB)

In 2006 an report was undertaken by an independent consultant surrounding the potential risk to the organisation surrounding its led walks.

Leadership Skills Training Presentation  (3.1 MB)

Powerpoint presentation for Groups or individuals about the soft skills of leadership as a walk leader.

Navigation Skills Training Presentation  (3.1 MB)

Powerpoint presentation for Groups or individuals about navigation skills.

Notes to accompany training presentations  (94.5 KB)

Notes to accompany the Leadership skills and Navigation skills training presentations.

Navigation and Leadership Manual  (5.7 MB)

The complete Navigation and Leadership Manual in one convenient download.

Navigation and Leadership Introduction  (474.8 KB)

Navigation and Leadership Manual -online version: Introduction

Navigation and Leadership Map Reading  (1.1 MB)

Navigation and Leadership Manual -online version: Map reading

Navigation and Leadership Planning your route  (1.3 MB)

Navigation and Leadership Manual -online version: Planning your route

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