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22 Oct 2018
“Easygoing and friendly but informative”
28 Mar 2017
“Mountain skills course”
Visiting the North of England and looking for adventure? We deliver outdoor activity packages in various locations around the area, all designed to make the most of your stay, and give you a positive outdoor experience. Some of the services we...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Greenside, Gateshead NE40 4QX, England
+44 7786 902586
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Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Paul has a relaxed teaching style that never feels forced or dictatorial. The course started with information about kit and equipment - with lots of tips on how you can find decent gear without spending a fortune (this became a bit of a theme!). Lots...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank betweensnowandsky
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Well what can I say? Some courses you go on you feel like you should know it all before hand, ridiculous maybe but most people don't like to feel completely out of their depth. Paul puts you at ease and cuts through the technical jargon...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Rebecca H
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Small and friendly, lots of local walks. friendly local pun the swan, and an excellent Fish and Chip shop

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank DavThor2014
Reviewed 14 March 2016

My Partner and I both attended the above course and spent a Saturday and Sunday up in the Cheviot hills with Paul enhancing our map/compass and navigation skills. Paul was friendly, knowledgeable and patient which resulted in the two of us fully enjoying our weekend.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Robopog
Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

A brilliantly practical course run by Paul and his team of experts giving fantastic expertise and advice surrounding planning, preparing and leading a walking expedition. Every session was useful and extremely informative ranging from the countryside code, what to/not to wear for day walks and...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank karlcampbell7
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Great course to learn everything you need,to walk and lead others ,in the great outdoors .The course itself covers every aspect of a walk leader. You learn in the classroom and outside ,and it's great fun . Paul is very laid back and friendly and...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank edwina207
Reviewed 3 January 2014

Thoroughly enjoyable course taught by Paul. Very informative course taught in a relaxing and friendly manner. Paul also taught some additional elements to tailor the course for my needs as well which was excellent. Couldn't recommend highly enough. Thanks again Paul.

Date of experience: December 2013
Thank Masonator1970
Reviewed 15 June 2013

Paul took us on a guided walk of Blencathra and Helvellyn in the Lake District. We had an amazing time, felt very safe and were even able to hire appropriate walking gear from Paul. Couldn't recommend north east guides enough!

Date of experience: May 2013
Thank LisaRogers905
Reviewed 29 May 2013

I done my Basic expedition leadership course with North East Guides in 2012 and the course was excellent. Paul was really friendly and helpful. I would recommend using North East Guides for anyone wanting a good day out.

Date of experience: July 2012
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