Lead into the countryside

Available to anybody over 17 | Leadership Opportunities

Lowland Leader Training

Explore the Lowland Countryside and Woodlands

New 2020 Dates Coming Soon

The Lowland Leader course has been specifically designed for people looking to lead groups on day trips in our beautiful lowland countryside and woodlands. Walking in lowland areas can be no less spectacular than exploring mountains and leadership opportunities are varied and far reaching.  

The course will cover areas like group management, planning a walk, basic mapwork and route finding skills, equipment, hazards, emergency procedures, environmental awareness, conservation, access and land ownership.

Lowland Leader Training courses are run by approved provider Mark Garland Mountaineering Logo. MLTE 


  • Training £120
  • Assessment £140
  • Non residential
  • Participants must be over 17
  • Run by approved provider: Mark Garland Mountaineering
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Who are Land & Wave

We're based in Dorset, but operate all over the UK and in the French Alps.

Land & Wave trains lots (and lots) of Outdoor Instructors every year. 

Why use Land & Wave

Our staff love what they do and love sharing adventures with people.

We are NOT stuffy, old school and aloof.

We're good at paperwork and communication - you'll know exactly what's going on.


  • £10 million public liability insurance
  • Experienced, friendly instructors
  • Accredited by AALA and LOTC
  • Run by approved provider Mark Garland Mountaineering
Over 740 TripAdvisor reviews

How to find us

Land & Wave HQ

Unit 14 Prospect Park



BH19 1EJ

We will be using the nearby Swanage Centre as the base for the expeditions. From here we'll be able to explore the whole of the Isle of Purbeck and all the exciting terrain it has to offer. 

BH19 1EJ

Register on the Scheme (£45)


£120 Non Residential


Explore The Isle of Purbeck and South Dorset

Lowland Leader Resources

Before you book onto a Lowland Leader training course, make sure you have done the following:

  • You must be registered on the scheme (£45)
  • You must have recorded a minimum of 10 varied walks in Lowland terrain where the use of a map is required (ideally these will be recorded on DLOG) which can have taken place at any point (pre- or post-registration)

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1 - 5 people

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