Why Choose Trueways Survival


We have been running courses since 2005 and our instructors have a huge amount of experience. Our mission is to enable confidence in the outdoor environment and provide an excellent foundation for increasing your chances of surviving life-threatening situations.

Our courses are based on the knowledge of the British Special Forces (SAS) blended with the best of Mountain Rescue best practice. Real skills for real situations is our motto – every detail of every course has been scrutinised by rescuers, police, paramedics and by experienced hill walkers/mountaineers/cyclists and travellers.

All our courses offer survival and outdoor preparation courses to suit any taste or any level of experience. They are designed to take the beginner from those very first steps all the way to training in our Global Environments Training packages.

Let our experience provide you with Real Skills for Real Situations.

Our courses are based upon the tried and tested methodology of Trueways Survival most senior team member – none other than bestselling SAS Survival Expert John “Lofty” Wiseman, so everything that is taught, demonstrated and explained has the highest level of authority. "Lofty" Wiseman's is one of the world's foremost experts on survival. His teachings, including multi-million best selling book, 'The SAS Survival Guide' is used the world over as reference by everyday people and experts alike and can be found in 18 languages.


All our venues are safety checked and dynamically risk assessed. We have a direct phone number and efficient email replies. We have full £10M Customer Liability Insurance.

Course Bookings

Cancellations must be made in writing and
the following refunds will be available: If you cancel up to six weeks before
your booking, you will be given a full refund including any deposit. If you
cancel between six and two weeks before your booking, you be given a 50% refund
and/or lose your deposit. If you cancel less than two weeks before your
booking, you will not be eligible for a refund and you will be liable for the
full cost of your booking, should you not have previously paid. Where payment
is taken over the phone or online you have 14 days to change your mind and
receive a full refund, unless your activity has already started.