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2024 Expedition Dates

You can now book your place on one of our 2024 expedition packages. Payment is taken upon booking which secures the booking and there is an option to pay by instalments to help spread the cost.  It is only possible to book the expedition package advertised, we are unable to offer a pick and mix of different expedition options. There are two sets of Bronze dates to choose from. View our expedition booking terms and conditions.

For any queries, please email us at: We look forward to seeing you on expedition soon! 


The Bronze Packages - £160

Practice Expedition 18th, 19th May 2024 Brentwood, Essex
Qualifying Expedition 8th, 9th June 2024 Danbury, Essex


BY24 Package    
Practice Expedition 21st, 22nd Sept 2024 Danbury, Essex
Qualifying Expedition 5th, 6th Oct 2024 Roxwell, Essex


The Silver Package (Ref: S24) - £270

Training Day (9am-4pm) 14th July 2024 Chelmsford, Essex 
Practice Expedition 30th, 31st Aug, 1st Sept 2024 South Downs, Sussex
Qualifying Expedition 26th, 27th, 28th Oct 2024 Peak District, Derbyshire


The Gold Package (Ref: G24) - £650

Training Day (9am-4pm) 24th March 2024 Chelmsford, Essex
Practice Expedition 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th April 2024 Dark Peaks, Derbyshire
Qualifying Expedition 28th, 29th, 30th, 31st July, 1st Aug 2024 Brecon Beacons, South Wales

Expedition Pricing 

The total price is payable at point of expedition booking or can be paid in three instalments. The price is inclusive of:

  • Bronze (4 days), Silver (7 days), Gold (10 days)
  • Qualified and experienced leaders 
  • All accommodation and campsite fees 
  • Use of group equipment  
  • Expedition assessor reports 
  • Silver and Gold only - travel to expedition start included

Expedition Booking Confirmation and Joining Instructions

Upon booking, you will receive a confirmation email which confirms the booking. A joining instruction email will be sent to you no later than 2 weeks prior to the start date of your expedition detailing times and locations. 

Expedition Kit List

We have created our own expedition kit list so you can get prepared from the get-go and a visual reminder of how to pack a rucksack. Download the kit list

You can also refer to DofE's own suggestions on kit choices

Silver and Gold Training Days 

The training day at Silver and Gold level is mandatory training that the participant must complete prior to the expeditions. The training day led my our DofE staff team will be focused on bringing further to life expedition skills in a practical hands-on environment. Participants will get to grips with use of the map and compass, first aid scenarios and risk management scenarios. Bring a packed lunch and suitable outdoor clothing and footwear.

Expedition queries and questions

Please email us at: