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PEAK DISTRICt Wilderness Medicine
Wilderness First Responder Level 3

3rd - 7th APril 2024

Bakewell, Peak district

£750 student, £799 non-student

Welcome to our new location for our ever-popular Wilderness First Responder Level 3 course! 

If you've not been to the Peak District before, it's an amazing location, with beautiful wooded valleys and rivers in the White peak area, and rugged plateaus in the northern Dark Peak. It's also very accessible from most places in the UK.

Widely considered the industry standard in Wilderness Medical Training; join us for 5-days jam packed with medical simulation, practical learning and, as always, a good dollop of adventure.  If you have love for the outdoors and all things wilderness medical then this is the course for you.  Valid for 30 CPD points and perfectly suited for all members of the multi-disciplinary team; from junior doctors to experienced paramedics, medical students to budding expedition leaders.  If you're looking to in kick-start your career in remote medicine, or acquire new knowledge and experience, come and learn from us and from each-other.  We're hoping for clear days and sunny skies in this stunning location.

If you'd prefer to do our course in South Wales, take a look at the details on our Wales WFR Level 3 page. The course content will be very similar, just in a different location.


Topics covered:

  • Mountain Medicine and Basic Ropework

  • Jungle and Tropical Medicine

  • Heat Illness and Hypothermia

  • Trauma Scenarios

  • Expedition Medical Preparation and Planning

  • GPS and Navigation Exercises

  • Medical Kit and Supplies

  • How to get started with Expedition and Wilderness Medicine

  • And much, much more...

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Meet our amazing staff team

Here's an example of some of the scenarios we practice on the course.


If you'd like to see what each day looks like on our Peak District course, click on the itinerary button below. 

*The itinerary for the week will be tailored according to the cohort and the weather so may vary but you can expect plenty of teaching, both of medical and outdoor skills, with time to relax in the evenings around the campfire.


Kit List

You will need:


Sleeping mat

Appropriate sleeping bag

Camping stove with fuel

Plate, mug and cutlery

Warm clothing including a down jacket

Waterproof top to bottom

Walking boots


Day pack

*If you need to hire additional items we can facilitate this as long as you let us know beforehand.

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We'll be camping at Thornbridge Outdoors, near Bakewell, DE45 1NY.  There is fresh water and showers as well as a campfire and classroom for teaching.  All our locations are rural and beautiful so you may want to come down a night early to get set up if you're coming far.  If you're a student check with your University Wilderness Medical Society to see if they're planning on coming or taking a minibus.  If you don't have wheels pop a post in the forum to make contact with someone who may offer you a lift.  The trip is self-catered to keep your costs down.  We recommend Expedition Foods (discount code "unique10"), Firepot foods (discount code "UNIQUE20"), The Fell Store (discount code "UNIQUEEXPEDITIONS") for your suppers and plenty of snacks.

Full disclosure... this course is amazing!  Don't believe us?  Check out Lydia's Wales WFR Level 3 review at The Adventure Medic Magazine independent course review here.

Key Information:

Dates: 3rd - 7th April 2024

Location: Thornbridge Outdoors, Great Longstone, Bakewell, DE45 1NY.


Student price: £750

Non-student price: £799


Got more questions?  They're probably answered on our FAQ page... and if not then feel free to pop a post in the forum and one of our team will reply to you. If it's a question you'd rather ask privately, you can get in touch with us via the 'Contact Us' page.

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