FOOT 1 – Friday Open Orienteering Training – Castlewellan Forest Park

Venue Castlewellan – Forest Park
Date Fri, 12th Apr 24
Starts 15:30 to 19:00
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Event Description

FOOT – Friday Open Orienteering Training is exactly that – training open to all!

So, whether you are an experienced orienteer, a fell runner wanting to improve your nav skills, a complete novice wanting to learn a new skill or a family wanting to get out together and explore – we have it covered!

Courses and Coaching

πŸ—Ί 3 training courses available to suit all ages and abilities.

πŸ™‚ Coach available for novice and improver orienteers.

⏱ Timing (dibbers) will be used, and a printout of your results provided.

🧭 Dibbers and compasses can be borrowed for free, but a replacement fee of £30 will be required if lost.


πŸ’» You can enter a single training session or multiple sessions on the online form using the QR code above or HERE on this link.Β 

πŸ’° Free for Orienteering Club members. Non-members Β£5 adult and Β£2 U18s.

Start/Finish/Registration and Download

⏰ Registration open from 3.30pm until 7pm. Whether you are dropping by straight after school or making the trip down after work we will cater for you!

πŸ“ Registration and map collection will be located at the small car park beside the lake – Login at the LOG (Lime Orienteering Gazebo)

πŸ›‘ Courses will close and controls will be collected in at 8pm. Please report back to download by 8pm.

Other facilities

πŸš— Parking – please use main car park. Note: the council have a Β£5 parking charge.

🚽 Toilets located at the main car park.

β˜• Snack bar/van also located in main car park.

More info/contact

Ric Gamble 07717 297676 or


Castlewellan – Forest Park
Forest Park View
BT31 9BU

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