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Orienteering routes for everyone from beginners to experts

Orienteering with the Forestry Commission England.

Why not try your hand at orienteering, a map reading challenge for all levels?

The aim for everyone is to navigate between control points marked on an orienteering map. If you are a little more competitive the challenge is to complete the course in the quickest time.

Various trails are available for children and families, beginners and experts.

  • Yellow: for beginners and mostly on tracks and paths.
  • Orange: suited to the intermediate level where most of the controls are close to paths.
  • Green: a longer route over tough terrain for more experienced participants.

Find out more and choose a location near you:

Orienteering at Bedgebury

Orienteering at Grizedale

Orienteering at Whinlatter

 Orienteering at Jeskyns

Orienteering at Rendlesham

Orienteering at Chopwell Wood

Orienteering at Hamsterley Forest

Orienteering at Alice Holt

Orienteering at Sherwood Pines

Orienteering at Wendover Woods

Orienteering at High Lodge

Orienteering at Cannock Chase


Find out about more orienteering opportunities with the Forestry Commission here.


If you go down to the woods today... be sure to go orienteering