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Tweet Sunday 19th May 2019

Orienteering is good for mental health.

Did you know?

'Jogging in the forest is twice as good as a trip to the gym for mental health'. Read more here.

Orienteering is a sport that challenges both the mind and the body.  
More and more people are discovering that orienteering is great fun and challenges both your mind and body.  They are gaining new skills in finding their way in unknown terrain and crossing rough and sometimes hilly ground. You are always discovering somewhere new! It's a competitive sport with something for everyone.  The sport of orienteering offers many benefits, but its foremost attraction is that it is fun!  The aim is to navigate between control points marked on a unique orienteering map and decide the best route to complete the course.

What are you waiting for? 
Orienteering is an exciting adventure sport suitable for all ages and fitness levels.

You can contact your local orienteering club who will be happy to welcome you. This is a great way to meet new people and make new friends. UK orienteering clubs are listed here.

Permanent Orienteering Courses are also a great way to get outside and go orienteering with family and friends. A great way to keep in touch and chat whilst you explore outdoors at a time and place that suits you all. Find one near you here.

Are you interested in orienteering, but don’t know enough about the sport? This set of Frequently Asked Questions will help you find out more.

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