Baytown Holiday Cottages

Holiday Cottages to Let in Robin Hood's Bay and the North Yorkshire Coast

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Want to learn something new? Want to try something different this year? If the answers to both questions are yes, this might be the perfect thing for you.

We have teamed up with AFS Mountaineering to provide a Bronze National Navigation Award Scheme (NNAS) including accommodation to Robin Hood’s Bay.

Come and learn new skills and start your journey to become an independent and confident hill walker in an amazing place. The bronze NNAS is nationally recognised and all aspects of the syllabus will be covered by an experienced, qualified and certified guide.

The Bronze NNAS is a practical, hands-on award. It is aimed at people with no navigation experience whether you are new to the outdoors or have been relying on others or guidebooks. It is also the starting point for many Duke of Edinburgh students, scouts, guides and cadets who are looking to develop their outdoor skills.

Is it for me? To see the Bronze NNAS Course syllabus please click here.

The award covers the following:

  • Maps and scales
  • Grid references
  • Orientating a map with and without a compass
  • Relate prominent landforms to the contours on a map
  • Locate yourself on the map and route, and relocation techniques
  • Measure and estimate distances on the map and the ground
  • Plan routes and use simple navigation strategies
  • Access issues and legislation
  • The countryside code and the environment
  • Walking and safety equipment and emergency procedures

The course is run over two consecutive days with a minimum of 12 hours tutor time (including assessment).  The course is run in the North York Moors National Park.

Past events:

  • Thursday 19th & Friday 20th April 2018
  • Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th May 2018

Current events:

There are no events planned at the moment, please check back soon!

We have 4 fantastic cottages to offer during the dates of the course and they are as follows:

All-inclusive offer

The Bronze NNAS training and assessment and 2 nights’ accommodation will be included. There are a maximum of 8 places for each course.

A discount is available if you book before 'TBA':

  • 20% if booking for 4 people or more
  • 15% if booking for 2-3 people
  • 10% if booking for 1 person

For more details please take a look at our events page, call us on 01947 606777 or email us at

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