About George & Maggie

George Yeomans qualified in 1978 with a Teachers’ Certificate in Outdoor Education followed by an Open University B.A Degree in Environmental Sciences and Curriculum Development. He spent 15 years as a primary teacher finishing with the position of Headship.

George's other qualifications include:

Summer Mountain Leader Award.

Winter Mountain Leader Award.

International Mountain Leader Award.

NCFE Bushcraft Instructor Award with distinction.

OCN Forest School Leader Level 3.

Health & Safety at Work First Aid.

Food Safety in Catering Outdoors Level 2

In Addition:

Member of the Union of International Mountain Leaders Association since 2002

IOL Approved Trainer and Assessor for the Institute for Outdoor Learning "Bushcraft Competency Certificate".

Enhanced CRB checked.

George has been a member of the Skye Mountain Rescue team since1995.






Maggie Yeomans holds a Certificate in Education and arranges all the bookings for the mountain leading and bushcraft courses. She is in charge of the course arrangements and assists on many of the longer woodland based bushcraft courses. She holds a Food Hygiene Award Level 2 and an enhanced CRB certificate.







Some of Mountain & Bushcraft Ways previous clients have included:


  • British Association International Mountain Leaders
  • Mountain Leader Training Association
  • Forest School Training Company
  • Crown Estate (South west)
  • Institute for Outdoor Learning
  • Woodcraft Folk
  • Abriachan Forest Trust
  • Scottish Youth Hostel Association
  • Ynys Hywel Outdoor Centre
  • Kushi Adventures
  • Beallich Outdoor Activities
  • Blackdown Hills Forest School Cluster Group
  • Malvern Hills Outdoor Education Centre
  • Upton Warren Outdoor Education Centre
  • Strathmore Centre for Youth Development
  • Train & Guidance Unit (Skye & Lochalsh)
  • The Bridge Intensive Support Unit (Inverness)
  • Skye & Lochalsh Learning Centre Network
  • Ancrum Outdoor Education Centre Dundee
  • Borders Environmental Education Services
  • Outdoor Resource Base - Lanarkshire
  • National Scottish Scout Association
  • National Trust - Lizard, Cornwall
  • National Trust Dartmoor
  • Frank Chapman LEA Centre
  • Plas Gwynant Outdoor Centre
  • Documentary Japan Incorporated
  • BBC Radio Scotland
  • South West Lakes Trust - Wimbleball
  • Certain Primary Schools on Skye


  • Wild Walks Project Scotland
  • Woodcraft School's Bushcraft Instructor Course
  • Certain Primary Schools on Skye


  • Scottish Youth Hostel Association
  • Barrow Ramblers
  • Bank of Scotland
  • Edinburgh Young Walkers Club
  • Linlithgow Ramblers
  • Ayrshire Slow Walkers Club

Plus approximately over a 1000 individuals since starting the mountain leading side of the business in 1996.