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Muiravonside Country Park

RegionScotland
ClubForth Valley Orienteers
Nearest townLinlithgow
PostcodeEH49 6LW
Carpark locationSigned off the B825 a few miles south west of Linlithgow Bridge.

Available Maps

Three courses of varying physical and technical difficulty are available:

Easy Course - 1.2k   A simple course along paths for beginners or families with small children.  Paths are suitable for all-terrain buggies.  depending on your speed and navigation it will probably take about 30-45 minutes.

Moderately Difficult Course - 2.2k  A moderately difficult course where you will follow paths but some of the controls are up to 50m away from them.  This course is for people who have successfully completed a beginners (Easy) course.  Depending on your speed and navigational skills it will probably take about 40-60 minutes.

Difficult Course - 3.3k  A more difficult course with 18 controls.  You will need to cut through the forest and traverse rough terrain to find some controls.  This course is suitable for people who are very confident of their navigational skills and have an excellent level of physical fitness.  Depending on your speed and navigation experience it will probably take about 40-75 minutes.

Other Things to do in the Area

Muiravonside Country Park has an animal farm, playpark, lots of woodland trails and a cafe.  for more information go to http://www.falkirkcommunitytrust.org/venues/muiravonside/

 

Further Information

  • White and/or yellow standard controls suitable for beginners
  • Orange and/or light green standard controls suitable for people with some experience
  • Green colour standard or above controls available for experienced orienteers