“Natural navigation is the rare art of finding your way using nature”

Tristan Gooley | Author of “The Walker's Guide to Outdoor Clues & Signs”

Latest

Lavender - lavandula

Lavender enjoys full bright sunlight, so it will not be found on the north side of walls, trees or anything else throwing lots of shade. And as you can see in this picture, this lavender knows which side its bread is buttered, as it leans…

Love in a Mist - Nigella damascena

The striking 'Love-in-a-Mist', nigella damascena, may appear unusual, but it is actually a member of the not too exotic buttercup family. It is a popular cottage garden plant, but in natural navigation it is a sign you are approaching civilization as it is a disturbed…

Thank You

A big thanks to everyone who came on the course at Hawkwood College in Gloucestershire on Friday and the walk at the Weald & Downland Museum in West Sussex on Saturday. With a little help from planetarium software, lemons and plenty of fresh air, we…