Open DofE Gold Walking

Open Gold Walking Expeditions

Our Open Gold Walking Expeditions are a great way of doing your DofE Expedition in some of the UK’s scenic National Parks. Training and Practice Expeditions take place in the Peak District (Dark Peaks), with Qualifying Expeditions in either the Yorkshire Dales or Lake District.

Training & Practice Expedition

£276.00 pp (inc. VAT) - Peak District

  • 5-days covering all aspects of the DofE Common Training Framework including advanced Navigation in remote country, overnight camps and Practice Expedition.
  • Training & supervision by our team of qualified Expedition Leaders.

2020 Provisional Dates

There are currently no plans to run an Open Gold Training & Practice Expedition in 2020. However, if you are part of a small team that need Training & Practice Expedition, we'd love to hear from you and we can organise this for you.

Qualifying Expedition

£276.00 pp (inc. VAT) - Yorks Dales or Lakes

  • 5-days including a pre-expedition preparation day followed by your Qualifying Expedition over 4-days and 3-nights.
  • Supervision and assessment by our team of qualified Expedition Leaders & Assessors.
  • Assessor Report uploaded onto eDofE.

2020 Provisional Dates

There are currently no plans to run an Open Gold Qualifying Expedition in 2020. However, if you are part of a small team that need a Qualifying Expedition, we'd love to hear from you and we can organise this for you.

Also included as standard:

  • Online Factsheets including kit lists, menu ideas and other key information.
  • Camp site fees.
  • Inclusive use of our Group Equipment - tents, stoves, maps, map cases and group first-aid kits.
  • Includes all fuel (230g gas cylinders compatible with our Trangia stoves).
  • Joining Instructions prior to each event.
  • Public Liability Insurance (£10million), AALA and AAP Licences.
  • Expedition On-Call Support – dedicated “home contact” support during expeditions.

DofE Expedition Information

All our DofE training is based on the DofE's Common Training Framework at each level. Canoeing Training also incorporates the Paddle Skills Training.

All our expeditions are subject to the DofE's 20 Expedition Conditions.

Please click on the buttons to access these documents.