To apply to be a UK Walking leader please complete the application form below.

First name:
Known as:
Date of birth:
Day: Month: Year:
Permanent address
Daytime tel no: (required)
Evening tel no:
Mobile tel no:
E-mail: (required)
Alternative address
Correspondence address (if different)
Daytime tel no:
Evening tel no:
Mobile tel no:
Personal details
State previous if retired
How did you hear about us?
Appointment Preferences

Which kind of walking would be your favourite as a leader of an HF Holidays’ walking holiday (navigation requirements)?

Lowland walks in areas such as Sussex, the Cotswolds, Cornwall, South Devon and Isle of Wight
Moorland or lower mountain walks in, for example: Dartmoor, North York Moors, Northumberland, Howgills, lower mountains in the Brecon Beacons and Lake District
Mountain walks in Snowdonia, Lake District or Scotland
How many weeks are you available to lead each year (minimum two)?
Would you be prepared to lead evening activities in conjunction with your fellow leaders? eg town trail, quizzes?
Are you interested in leading during the Christmas period?
Have you ever applied to lead for HF Holidays before? 
If YES please state when:



Please provide an overview of your personal walking experience (solo or an equal in a group) and leading experience (formal or informal) in areas walked in the UK in the last five years and approximate number of days. You should have completed around 20 lowland walks if you want to lead in lowland areas; 20 moorland walks for moorland areas and around 30 mountain walks if you want to lead in mountain terrain. We will ask for more details about these walks at a later stage.

Do not include: walks where you were a member of a led group; walks outside the UK; walks done more than five years ago.

Personal Experience (Solo or equal in a group)
Area No. of mountain walks No. of moorland walks No. of low level walks
Leading Experience (formal or informal)
Area No. of mountain walks No. of moorland walks No. of low level walks
On a scale of 1 - 6 (1 = poor, 6 = excellent) how proficient do you think you are in:
Map Reading
Use of Compass
Please tell us about any walk leading experience you have, either formal or informal eg what types of group you have led, group size, type of walk..:
Please tell us about any interests you have in the countryside eg wild flowers, birds...:
Other information
Any other information that you feel is relevant to your application:
I wish to attend assessment on see dates available     
If this is full my second choice is:
And I would like to be waitlisted for my first choice
None of these dates are suitable, please keep me informed of future dates
I declare that the information contained in this application form is correct. Successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS Check if they are not already on the DBS Update Service.HF Holidays will hold your application on file whilst you are engaged in the assessment process and if you go on to become an active HF Holidays' leader. If you do not attend an assessment within a year of applying and are not in communication with us we will securely destroy your application.
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