2017 Dates available

The dates for the 2017 round of Silva Navigation School courses are now available. Bronze, Silver and Gold level navigation courses are available across the year. For more details, contact Pete on info@silvanavigationschool.com

2016 Map and Compass course dates published

Roll up, roll up.. the 2016 dates for all Silva Navigation School map and compass courses have now been published.  Bronze course start in February and run through, most month to October.  The Silver courses are in January and November and the Gold 2016 course is in December. Like in 2015 we’re also running a […]

Cotswold Outdoors Talks

Plans are developing to run series of evening workshops at various Cotswold Outdoor Stores during July and August. Covering essential Map and Compass Skills and a chance to get your pressing questions about navigation answered. A list of stores and dates will be posted soon.

Wild Times Magazine

Wild Times Review

One of the joys of doing this job is the feedback I get from the folk who come along on a course. Taking them from beginners to confident navigators in a weekend is great fun and great to watch. What’s even better is when a nice write gets published too and here’s one from Tracey […]

2014 map and compass dates now live

To celebrate the posting of the 2014 map and compass dates, the site has been given a bit of a revamp and freshen up. The shop has been updated and should work even more efficiently than it did before. You can but gift vouchers and if you just want to download one of the free […]

2012 Courses

The full list of 2012 courses dates are now available on the Silva Navigation School web site. Courses are run at all levels, from Bronze through to Gold, along with a series of intensive one-day compass skills days and two contour only days. You can book online on this website or on the Products page […]

New Look Website

The new-look Silva Navigation School website has been launched. The new site has brought a much fresher and cleaner look to the site bringing all the navigation links to each page making it much easier to find what you’re looking for. Also launching today, is the faster, slicker and more efficient web shop selling Navigation […]

The New Season

The new season The new Bronze navigation course season gets underway in earnest this weekend. Ten eager participants all wanting to get to grips with their maps and compasses. The course is based at the Anchor pub in Tideswell and we’re heading out for two fabulous walks in the Peak National Park to help them […]

New dates for 2011

New dates for 2011 The 2011 dates for the Silva Navigation School have just been announced.  Lots of opportunities to learn how to navigate properly in the outdoors.  Courses run at Bronze, Silver and Gold levels and don’t forget our unique Contour-only day.

Tweet here

Tweet Here The Silva Navigation School always tries to surf the wave of technology(!) and has this week added both Facebook links and the option to follow the collective musings of the SNS on twitter.  With either I can’t promise deep philosophical thought but hey why not give it a go.