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Make sure you're equipped to make the most of your tour

Choose the right tour for you

Our walks and other excursions are set at varying degrees of difficulty, and so there is something suitable for every group - from older people, people with reduced mobility, all the way up to experienced hill walkers. And each of our tours is led by qualified guides, with relevant health & safety and first aid training.

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Pack the right kit for your tour

Making sure you bring the right equipment can make a big difference to your day. Have a look at our list of reccomended equipment.

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Frequently Asked Questions -Terms and Conditions

We like to keep things clear and simple, to the terms and condition for our tours can be found online here.

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Choose the right tour for you

To ensure you get the best out your tour, we have a six point grading system across all our walks, tours and weekend packages. The helps you pick the best adventure for your own personal ability

Grade One

Flat even surface no steps or steep sections. Suitable for wheelchair users with an assistant or people with reduced mobility.

Grade Two

Well-defined paths. The route may include some gentle hills and occasional steps. Distance just below 5 km.

Grade Three

Well-defined paths. Suitable for most ages and fitness levels. Routes may include some hills and uneven surface.

Grade Four

Easier long walks. Mostly well-defined paths. Requires fitness for longer walks, up to 20 km. Routes may include some hills and uneven surface.

Grade Five

Moderate hillwalks. The path may be uneven with steeper sections. Requires good fitness for uphill walking.

Grade Six

Harder hillwalks. Can include longer walks and pathless sections. There may be some minor scrambling. Requires very good fitness for longer uphill walking.

Frequently Asked Questions


Recommended Equipment

Frequently Asked Questions

Below we answer some of the questions that people ask Outdoors For You

How will I know that the route is suitable for my client group?

Our walks and excursions are graded into six degrees of difficulty, so we have something suitable for just about everybody (see our grading system, below).

And when we meet with you, we will find out all about your own client group, and what you would like to achieve from the excursion. That will help us to advice on the right walk or excursion for your group

Can staff come along as well as our clients?

We will be delighted to have you along! Our recommended ratio is one member of staff six clients, although this can vary with the group.

What Health & Safety assurances do you provide?

Besides assuring that your group is on the correct excursion for their own abilities, we also have a qualified Outdoors First Aider along on every excursion.

What about equipment?

We will advise you on the sort of clothing and other kit that each attendee should bring. Most excursions require nothing more than a decent pair of walking boots or shoes suited to the terrain and perhaps a waterproof jacket.

Is funding available to help us arrange an excursion?

Dependent upon your client group, several funders have funding sources for exactly this sort of activity. We will be very happy to advise you when we meet with you.

What about language barriers?

Between our core team at Outdoors For You we speak nine languages, including Arabic, Swahili, Urdu, Punjabi, Kurdish, Swedish, Cantonese, Mandarin and British Sign Language. If your group falls out with that range, we will be happy to discuss translation options with you when we meet.

The following equpiment can really help ensure you enjoy your day to the max. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to get in touch!

  • Good pair of walking boots or shoes suited to the terrain and appropriate for the weather.
  • Good waterproof jacket.
  • A few layers of clothes. ( This makes it easier to adjust for changes in the weather and activity levels)
  • Small Backpack
  • Water bottle
  • Packed lunch and Snacks
  • Hat and Gloves
  • Camera
  • Sunglasses and Sunscreen
  • Personal medications
  • Walking Poles - if you find them useful!

Outdoor Access Code

Before heading out, please make sure you have read the outdoor access code online here.

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Check the Weather

Look ahead to the weather for your big day out so you know what to pack!

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Terms and Conditions

We like to keep things clear and simple, to the terms and condition for our tours can be found online here.

Booking Process & Cancellations

We will send you a written confirmation and receipt once we receive your booking payment. If you cancel your booking 15 days or more before the event we will refund 50% of the payment, but NO payment will be refunded for any cancellation less than 15 days. If we cancel any trip (very unlikely) your payment will be refunded in full. We are not liable for any additional costs.

Grade and Fitness

Our hiking tours range from ones for the elderly, disabled, families, easy walks to hills and mountains and more. We grade our tours clearly to pick the one best suited to your ability and fitness. You should be aware of the level of fitness required for the activity you propose to take part in. Our hiking grades start from 1 to 6. Please see grade table above.

Liability, Safety and Risk

For your own safety we ask you to agree to follow the advice given by your guide. Please be aware that you are responsible for your own safety and that walking/hillwalking activities involve a certain element of risk. Parents are responsible for the actions and safety of their children. We must be notified in advance of any medical condition or if you are taking medication which is likely to interfere with your ability during the activity.


The information you provide is required for your own safety and will be passed on to your guide. We will not disclose the information for any other purpose.

Use of Images

We may take some Photographs/ video of the events participants for our social media and website to share the experience and for marketing. If you have any objections please tell us in advance.

Gear & Equipment

You will need appropriate outdoor gear for the time of year and weather conditions. Your guide has the right to refuse your participation in any activity if you do not have appropriate gear. Let us know in advance if wish to borrow or hire some appropriate gear. Please see ‘reccomended equipment’ list.