Hillgoers are an Approved Activity Provider (AAP) for the Duke of Edinburgh's Award

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  • We offer training and expedition programmes to groups, schools, or individuals

  • Alternatively we can support your expedition, providing supervision or assessment

  • We also offer to train teams to National Navigation Award Scheme (NNAS) standards. Participants will work towards, as a minimum, the NNAS Bronze Award which is accredited with 2 credits at SCQF Level 4. Our instructors have also completed the NNAS Tutor award. 

Please contact the team for more information or to discuss your requirements.

We offer the following expedition packages

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Gold Expeditions

From £185*pp

4 days / 3 night


Silver Expeditions

From £140*pp

3 days / 2 nights

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Bronze Expeditions

From £100pp

2 days / 1 night

* Discounted expedition price for fully subscribed double Gold & Silver expeditions (2 x 7 participants). Otherwise, Gold expedition price £200 and Silver expedition price £150pp. **Where an external assessor is required for single Gold and Silver expeditions (1 x 4-7 participants) an additional cost will be incurred.

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Included in all our expeditions

Minimum of 1 fully qualified instructor per group of 7 participants

Fully qualified DofE Award assessor**

Emergency backup throughout the expedition

Pre-expedition planning meeting and/or preparation advice

Organisation of itineraries, venues, pick-ups & drop-off’s

Group equipment as detailed below

Participant kit lists

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Group Equipment

Included as part of your expedition package;


Stoves & fuel


First aid kit & survival bags

2-way radio

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Optional Extras

We can arrange transport to and from expedition locations (from a single start point)

Pre-expedition training including first aid.

Navigation Qualifications from the National Navigation Awards Scheme

The following items are available to purchase to support your DofE expedition and you can save 20% off RRP on selected item in our DofE shop.

Sleeping bags, sleeping mats, rucksacks, dry bags, water bottles, cups, meals, compasses, map cases, maps and head torches.