Get to know your way around

If you are the sort of person who finds the London A to Z confusing, a new YHA course could be for you. Its Llangollen Activity Centre (0978 860330) is offering a three-day break which teaches the skills of pathfinding, including practical experience in the hills around the Dee Valley. The cost is pounds 75 a person (excluding travel to Llangollen), with full-board accommodation.