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Taunton - Longrun Meadow

RegionSouth West
ClubQuantock Orienteers
Nearest townTaunton
PostcodeTA1 5AU
Carpark locationCastle School & Sports Centre, Wellington Road, Taunton TA1 5AU

Available Maps

The controls on these courses are marked with wooden posts. You can note down the code written on the post to prove you've been there.

Find out more about orienteering in Somerset by visiting the Quantock Orienteers website. We have plenty of helpful resources for newcomers and more experienced orienteers. We hold lots of different types of orienteering event, and our weekly JOG series is a great place to make your next step in orienteering.

Please see our other courses at this location:
Virtual Score
Virtual Linear

VOC Details

The control posts also have QR codes, which used together with a downloadable app on a smartphone, can produce timings and course results which you can upload later. The QR codes on a black background are for the MapRun6 app and will work for all the courses listed. There are also QR codes on white backgrounds for the legacy iOrienteering /Sporteering app, which only works for the Red course.

Other Things to do in the Area

Walking, running, cycling, canoeing, nature conservation. There is a nice cafe next to the start/finish called the Weir. There is also a weekly Parkrun and Junior Parkrun.

Further Information

  • White and/or yellow standard controls suitable for beginners
  • Orange and/or light green standard controls suitable for people with some experience