The Country Park is signed from the A60, 2 mile north of the A60/A614 junction, at the Seven Mile Inn traffic lights.
Nearest Postcode for SatNav: (of necessity may not be very close)
Follow signs and park as directed in the Country Park car parks (between the Hospital and the Police Headquarters). Free parking but collect a ticket from the machine if you are in the lower car park.
Beginners: ... help here
This event is suitable for beginners.
Beginner courses are always Entry-On-Day - there is no pre-booking.
You only need to come prepared for a walk or run in the park/woods.
We like to help newcomers to get started. Please email to let us know
that you are coming and we will allocate someone to help you.
Two courses for experienced orienteers (run both for one fee) and an introductory course for the less experienced.
Fun maze for everyone to have a go!
11:00 - 12:00
11:10 - 12:10
A semi-circular strip of mixed forest with path network and steep slopes in parts, surrounding an area of parkland.
Courses Overprinted on Waterproof paper
Dogs permitted on a lead
Public Toilet block at car park
Competitors take part at their own risk.
It is recommended that whistles are carried.
Once you have started a course it is a rule that you don't leave the event without reporting to a download official even if you retire.
The Competitor Safety Slip can be downloaded and brought to registration
if you wish to leave medical or emergency contact details. You may place in a sealed envelope. The slip will be only accessible to the organiser or first aiders and will be destroyed after the event.
Adults - £4
Students - £2
Juniors - £2
SportIdent Hire - £1
SportIdent Loss - £30
Extra Maps - 50p
- Hilary Palmer
- Andrew Ridgway