The North Pennines is ideal place to immerse yourself in nature, learn valuable skills, or try out an exciting new activity.
Bushcraft courses are available for all ages where you can learn useful survival skills like building shelters, finding food and water and making fire. Other adventurous activities available in the North Pennines include expedition training, first aid courses, ghyll scrambling, navigation training and mine exploration.
There are some excellent outdoor centres in the North Pennines like the Weardale Adventure Centre, the Robinwood Activity Centre at Barhaugh Hall and the Alston Training and Adventure Centre. There are also a number of qualified outdoor instructors offering a diverse range of activities and courses throughout the AONB, including rock climbing, canoeing and kayaking.