Compassworks has been operating on Dartmoor since 2004, specialising in the provision
of map reading and land navigation skills, training and development.
Compassworks is owned and run by Bob and Yvonne Adamson. Both have many years experience
of walking in the UK, Bob is a qualified Walking Group Leader, member of the British
Mountaineering Council and is fully qualified under The Mountain Leader Training
Scheme, he also has First Aid qualifications.
Designed with professionalism, safety and enjoyment uppermost, our high quality courses,
which we firmly believe are some of the best of their kind available, are based around
various locations on Dartmoor, some of the most difficult map reading terrain in
Whether a beginner / novice or just wishing to build on your existing map reading
knowledge, we can help you develop the skills necessary to navigate with confidence.
Our range of courses can take you from learning under supervision, to 'flying solo'
in poor visibility and/or at night. Depending on the skill level you want to achieve,
our instructors can get you there.
In the time that Compassworks has been operating, we have helped hundreds of individuals
gain more confidence by developing their navigational skills.