CONNECTING. OUTDOORS. TOGETHER

You are a busy leader in need of headspace. Maybe you like the idea of talking through some issues with a group of other business leaders.

Maybe you want your team to reconnect in person, offsite, and off-Zoom! Or maybe you just fancy some idle blether and some laughter.

We can help!

Check out our exclusive, bespoke Fresh Air TEAM WALKS and free, open Fresh Air BUSINESS WALKS below.

You will be in safe and interesting hands!

Fresh Air TEAM WALKS

EXCLUSIVE, BESPOKE WALKS FOR YOUR TEAM

You want to reconnect and enjoy some unstructured time together in an amazing outdoor space. Maybe you want to welcome new colleagues on to your team in a fresh air way!

We will work with you to understand your requirements and design a route  that meets everyone’s abilities. Typically this will start and finish at a cafe or hotel, and follow a circular route through amazing scenery.

We offer these exclusive, bespoke TEAM WALKS at a fixed price of £750.00 + reasonable expenses + VAT for a team of up to 16.

If you need a more structured workshop experience, then our TEAM WALKSHOPS could be what you need.

Fresh Air BUSINESS WALKS

OPEN, FREE MONTHLY WALKS FOR BUSINESS LEADERS

Monthly walks in amazing Scottish spaces within an hour or so of Edinburgh and Glasgow. Recent walks have included Loch Lomond, Gleneagles, the Pentland Hills, and the Tweed Valley.

Gathering over refreshments and butties at a cafe or hotel, we promise you loads of business and non-business chat, loads of laughs, and loads of fresh air, all loosely packed into around 3 hours of easy-paced walking.

Join us on one of these forthcoming Fresh Air BUSINESS WALKS?

Fri 9 Dec 22. FALKLAND ESTATE, FIFE, 3 MONUMENTS WALK, 10:00 – 13:30. 6.5kms, 230m ascent. Gentle Gradients.  Edinburgh 40 miles, Glasgow 56 miles.

Gathering over brews and bakes in the Stables Cafe, our 6.5kms circuit will take us through the beautiful woodland and open spaces of the remarkable Falkland Estate. Our route will take us past the Crichton Stuart Memorial Chapel, the House of Falkland, and up to the Temple of Decisions and the Tyndall Bruce Monument. It is a very storied place with magnificent views! Most of the walk is on well-maintained paths and gentle gradients. There may be the odd muddy section. Guides Dave Stewart and Rachel Miller (Tayside Mountain Rescue Team).

Fri 6 Jan 22STIRLING, CAMPUS & ABBEY CRAIG, 10:00 – 13:30. 7kms, 210m ascent. Gentle gradients. Edinburgh 40 miles, Glasgow 26 miles.

After gathering over refreshments in the Stirling Court Hotel, this cracker of low-level walk that will take in the woods on Abbey Craig, the Wallace Monument, the Legends Cafe, and the amazingly landscaped Airthrey Castle campus.  We will have big views over the Forth Valley and Flanders Moss to Ben Lomond, and also up to Dumyat on the rocky flanks of the Ochil hills. Guides Dave Stewart and John Owen (Tayside Mountain Rescue Team).

Fri 17 Feb 23. SANDS OF FORVIE & HACKLEY BAY, 10:00 – 14:00. Generally flat. 8.0 kms, 115m ascent. Aberdeen 15 miles, Edinburgh 147 miles, Glasgow 165 miles.

We will gather over refreshments in the Trellis Cafe, Newburgh before driving the mile to the National Nature Reserve Waterside car park. Our route will take us along the northern bank of the River Ythan before striking over dramatic dunes to the coast. We will take care to keep our distance from the seals and their pups as we head north along the beach and clifftop path to the secluded Hackley Bay before returning to our cars via the ruins of Forvie Church. Guides Dave Stewart and Charlie Hunter (Aberdeen Mountain Rescue Team).

Fri 14 Apr 23. LOCH KINORD & BURN O’VAT GORGE, 10:00 – 14:00. Generally flat. 9.0 kms, 100m ascent. Aberdeen 36 miles, Edinburgh 125 miles, Glasgow 143 miles.

We will meet over morning refreshments at the Loch Kinord Hotel in the Royal Deeside village of Dinnet. From there we will explore the Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve by skirting the north shores of Loch Kinord to the Vat Gorge and back via the south shore. This is a magical place, rich in flora and fauna, glacial features, and evidence of Iron Age settlements. Guides Dave Stewart and Mario di Maio MBE (Aberdeen Mountain Rescue Team).

Fri 12 May 2023. INCHCAILLOCH, LOCH LOMOND, 10:00 – 13:00. 3.5kms, 110m ascent. Gentle Gradients.  Edinburgh 65 miles, Glasgow 26 miles.

We will meet up for a hot brew and butty at the Oak Tree Inn in Balmaha before taking a 5 minute boat ride over to Inchcailloch. This islet sits on the Highland boundary fault-line and was referred to by Sir Walter Scott in his poem “Lady of the Lake”. It has been used as a hunting forest since the times of Robert the Bruce (deer can swim the narrow channel from the mainland) and the Clan McGregor burial ground includes some of Rob Roy’s ancestors. This is one of our shorter routes at just 3.5kms but there is so much to see! Guides Dave Stewart and Jamie Grant (Tayside Mountain Rescue Team).

INTERESTED?

We can help…

Call +44 7776 153 428 or email me at dave@freshairleadership.com

Dave Stewart, Managing Director

Helping leaders and teams work out who they are and what it is to lead well in their worlds

 

Fresh Air TEAM WALKS can be delivered as a standalone experience, or as part of your tailor made leadership programme.

Take your thinking outdoors!